Festival of the Hungry Ghosts

Chinese - A festival at which ghosts of the dead. Are appeased. The gates of hell are opened to allow the spirits to return to earth for thirty days and they are given various offerings to prevent them from becoming evil spirits. In some references, referred to as Festival of the Hungry Ghosts, Avalambana, Avalambana, Analambana, Analambana, Yü Lan Hui, Yü Lan Hui, Festival of Hungry Ghosts, Japanese Festival of the Dead or Japanese Festival of the Dead.

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