Cultural Differences in Traditions

Cultural Differences in Traditions

Beliefs that Buddhism is a religion

Originated in India and now is in large parts of the world

Focus on different beliefs, traditions and spiritual practicing

Chinese Culture

Chopsticks placed across the bowl or on the table other wise it symbolizes death

Present and receive things with both hands

Bow when meeting rather then a hand shake

Oldest person greeted first sign of respect

Chinese tea ceremony


Bases on Harmony

Chinese culture has been established for well more than 5000 years

Year of the rabbit/The Chinese zodiac is based on a 12 year cycle with each year represented by an animal February 3, 2011 marks the start of the year the rabbit.


Red is a lucky color

Chinse customs

Traditional funerals

Traditional weddings

Traditional birth

Lion dance


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