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Secrets of the Chinese Calendar

The Chinese calendar is also known as the Yin or Xia calendar, or the lunar calendar. Its origins supposedly go back to the year 2100 B.C. to the Xia Dynasty and, according to legend, to Emperor Huang Di. The Chinese Communist Party declared the Chinese calendar as belonging to “The Four Olds” in 1949, and denounced ...

Emma Lu

Close up of Chinese calendar.