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Even though everyone knows about Chinese New Year, many have never heard of Li Chun and its significance in Chinese culture!
The Chinese calendar divides each year into 24 solar terms, with Li Chun marking the first day of the first solar term. In other words, it’s the beginning of spring.
In ancient times, farmers would pray in hopes of a bountiful harvest and sow the very first seeds of the year.
Today, this symbolic practice has evolved to “sow” cash into bank accounts instead, with the same hope that your finances (like crops) will reap a good harvest and garner steady income throughout the year.
When to deposit Li Chun:
This year, Li Chun is set to take place on 4 February 2023, specifically at 10.47am.
Depending on your Chinese zodiac sign, the exact “extra” auspicious time to deposit your money differs. But in general, these are considered auspicious time slots to make Li Chun deposits:
4 February 2023:
9AM - 5PM
7PM - 9PM
5 February 2023:
1AM - 7AM
Where to deposit your money?
There’s a reason why you see long queues at the ATM during Li Chun! Many people from the older generation prefer to make their Li Chun deposits manually at the ATM machine.
However, you can always make instant online transfers from the convenience of your phone!
One awesome place to deposit your Li Chun money is in your BigPay Stash! Simply deposit a minimum of RM88 to win an additional 888 airasia points.
Learn more here.
Bonus Li Chun tips!
Feng Shui Masters believe that wearing red when you make your Li Chun deposits will increase your prosperity.
Choose prosperous numbers
Lucky numbers in Chinese culture such as RM8, RM28 and RM88 in your Li Chun deposit will attract steady income throughout the year.
The ultimate timeslot
9AM to 1PM on 4 February 2023 is considered to be the most auspicious time of all to maximise your Li Chun.
From all of us at BigPay, Happy Chinese New Year! 💙
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