To honor our ancestors, we should strive for unsurpassed bodhi.
Ancestors' Day, or 清明節 (Qing ming jie), is commemorated by Chinese all over the world. Once a year, Chinese will go to their ancestors' columbaria, graves or burial grounds to commemorate their ancestors. They would also sweep, and clean up the surrounding areas. This is also to show filial piety, an important virtue in Chinese culture. There is more that what meets the eye in Buddhism when we discuss about Qing Ming. Buddhists also conduct services once a year during Qing Mi