Qixi: Different cultures, shared pursuit for dexterity

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Qixi, the Chinese valentine's day, falls annually on the seventh day of the seventh month in the Chinese lunar calendar. Qixi is also known as the festival to "pray for dexterity". On this day, especially in ancient China, females would pray to Zhinu, the goddess of weaving, wishing for wisdom and dexterity in skills like spinning, weaving and sewing. 

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