Lee says they show respect and reverence for the dead by lighting incense sticks. Master points out that smoke from the incense sends heavenward the emotional messages of those making the offering.
Meaning of offerings. To pay homage to the gods, 3 or 5 incense sticks, candles, silver-gold paper, a pair of fresh flowers, tea and clean water are needed, but the Mid-Autumn Festival is more special. because of the things that are used to pay respect to each type will have different meanings and blessings especially fruit