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To view the Chinese Lunar Calendar (full and new moon) dates for 2022- please click HERE.
This listing is useful for Chinese who are observing new moon and full moon as well as certain festivals. Many Taoist/Buddhist Chinese observe a vegetarian diet for many years on new/full moon days. I actually started observing vegetarian diet since I was 15 years old on each new/full moon days for many years. And some would buy fruits and offerings on new/full moon to be placed on the altar in their home.
Note: There is a separate observation dates, also known as Uposatha Days (about 4 days a month) which is mainly observed in countries such as Thailand which you can obtain from this link.
Chinese Year of the (Metal) Ox (12 February 2021 to 31 January 2022)
How to read the table below: For example the Nine Emperor Gods Festival begins on the first day of the 9th Chinese lunar month. From the table below, the first day falls on 6th October 2021. This information may come handy for some who are observing vegetarian diet for 9 days throughout the festival.
|Chinese lunar month||First Day of the Chinese lunar month||Full Moon (15th Day of the Chinese lunar month)||Special Festival|
|1st||12 February 2021||26 February 2021||
|2nd||13 March 2021||27 March 2021||
|3rd||12 April 2021||26 April 2021||
|4th||12 May 2021||26 May 2021||
|5th||10 June 2021||24 June 2021|
|6th||10 July 2021||24 July 2021||
|7th||8 August 2021||22 August 2021||
|8th||7 September 2021||21 September 2021||
|9th||6 October 2021||20 October 2021||
|10th||5 November 2021||19 November 2021|
|11th||4 December 2021||18 December 2021||
|12th||3 January 2022||17 January 2022|
*Dates based on the Chinese lunar calendar associated with Guan Yin Pusa (Goddess of Mercy):
- Birth: 19th day of the 2nd lunar month
- Enlightenment: 19th day of the 6th lunar month
- Renunciation: 19th day of the 9th lunar month
Note: There is also an app of Malaysian Calendar that you can download called Malaysia Calendar to have the calendar on your phone.