There are 18 kings of Hung kings, so which March 10 is the king's death anniversary?

On the day of the Patriarch's death, the person who was keen turned toward Hung Temple to burn incense to remember the origin of the nation. But specifically, who is the death anniversary, not sure if anyone knows.

Hung Vuong's death anniversary , also known as Hung Temple festival, is a national holiday to commemorate and express the gratitude of Dai Viet's descendants before the construction of the Hung kings' country. On the 10th day of the third day of the third lunar month, people turn to the Hung Temple to offer offerings, burn incense, express their reverence and remember the nation's origin.

But according to legend, our country has 18 Hung kings. Each king is counted as a dynasty, similar to the Le and the Nguyen . later and may have 1 or . several dozen kings. Therefore, although there were only 18 Hung kings, but history recorded in this period our country has 108 kings.

So who do we die on this day - have you ever wondered like that?

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On the 10th day of the third day of the third lunar month, people turn to the Hung Temple to offer offerings and burn incense.

Hung Vuong's death anniversary: ​​but whose death is specific?

Obviously, the Hung King's death anniversary is only one day, so which king's death anniversary? This is a question many people still question.

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Hung Vuong's death anniversary, also known as Hung Temple festival.

First, we must mention the origin of the Vietnamese people. Legend has it that Kinh Duong Vuong took Long Nu to give birth to Lac Long Quan. Lạc Long Quân then married with Âu Cơ to give birth to Hùng Vương.

Such King Hung Vuong is the grandson of King Kinh Dương, the year used for dozens of kings afterwards. So, according to the logic, the logic must be the Kinh Duong Vuong death anniversary, to commemorate the father who gave birth to the country.

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The statue of Hung King in the temple commemorating Hung Kings in Tao Dan park.(Photo: baolaodong).

In fact, according to some historical records, the death anniversary dates back to 2,000 years ago . Under Thuc Phan - An Duong Vuong period, stone columns swear to be built on Nghia Linh mountain, clearly stating: "May there be a heavenly land to witness and witness, the South will be kept in a temple in To Hung Vuong temple, please look after forever. Hung's mausoleum and the preservation of Giang Son that Hung Vuong handed over, if lost, it would be winded and hammered.

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The death anniversary dates back to 2,000 years ago.

Other kings later also remembered, affirming the role of the era of Hung kings who built Giang Son. That is why every year always leaves a day to remember those who have established and built up the country - the Hung kings in general.

Why is it 10/3?

So is March 10 the death of all Hung kings? Of course it is impossible.

In the past, people did not have to go to the ceremony on March 10, they often chose good days according to the fate of each person and eagerly worshiped Hung kings throughout the year. The most common time falls in the spring-autumn months, not the date.

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The worshiping ceremony in the locality is celebrated on the 12th day of the third lunar month combined with the worship of the Earth.

Often when the children and grandchildren from far away will commemorate the anniversary before one day, not the big one on a national scale.

Thus, the time of worship often lasts long and is expensive and does not express the respect and respect of the people.

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From then on, every March 10, the people of the whole country went to Phu Tho to honor the merits of Hung kings.

Realizing this, Phu Tho's week , Le Trung Ngoc, in 1917 (Khai Dinh Year 1) has made a submission to the Ministry of Ceremony, asking for the annual lunar calendar of March 10 to be the International Day. .

From then on, every March 10, the people of the whole country turned to the land of Coi source - Hy Cuong, Lam Thao and Phu Tho communes to honor the merits of Hung kings.

Source: Hung Vuong and Hung Temple Festival - Publisher Association, Lac Hong University

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