Although the Hungry Ghost Festival comes with plenty of taboos, the logic contained therein tends to disappear like smoke when held up to scrutiny. But that doesn’t mean the superstitions surrounding the seventh lunar month can’t affect you.
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Because old habits die hard, the sheer number of people who believe in certain Hungry Ghost Festival superstitions can result in real-world consequences, even affecting the prices of goods and services in certain sectors.
Here are five surprising ways the seventh lunar month can save you money, provided you’re willing to risk the wrath of restless spirits.
Text: Chip Chen