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World Kindness Day - 13 November 2017

World Kindness Day

The purpose of the World Kindness Day is to look beyond ourselves, beyond the boundaries of our country, beyond our culture, our race, our religion. And to realize that we are citizens of the world. As global citizens we have in common and we need to understand that if there is progress in improving human relations and effort if we are to achieve the goal of peaceful coexistence, we must focus on what is common to us all. When we find similarities, we feel sympathy, in our relationship with this person or these people. Although we can think of people from another culture makes us "different" does not mean that we are better than they are. When you make friends with someone from a different culture, we find that despite some obvious differences, have many similarities. We can be...

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Michaelmas - 08 November 2017

Michaelmas

Day of St. Michael the Archangel - Arhistrateg (captain) of the whole heavenly host of angels and archangels, is the second largest after Demetrius autumn holiday of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. According to the Orthodox Church of St. Michael the Archangel is one of the seven angels parvenstvashti, always standing before the throne of God. In ecclesiastical iconography is depicted with a spear in hand, with their feet trample the devil. In the Bulgarian folk tradition Michaelmas is associated with the worship of the dead and the soul of man. Of the Holy Michael has fallen the task of the human soul separates from the body.      

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Day of National Awakeners - 01 November 2017

Day of National Awakeners

Every year on November 1st in Bulgaria celebrate Day of National Leaders. This day is a public holiday. It is a celebration of spirituality and May 24. Celebrating November First we express the same idea, which mark the Day of Saints Cyril and Methodius - 24  May. This day is historic expansion of deep sense on May 24 because we worship the deeds of those rebellious and proud Bulgarians and hundreds of worthy educators who continues to teach us how to die for their country, how I love Bulgaria. The word "enlightener" has great emotional charge. Way people reverently calling hundreds of known and unknown clergymen, scholars, teachers - a symbol of the spiritual elevation of the Bulgarians. Together to Paisii Hilendarski, Sophronius of Vratsa, Neophyte Bozveli, Petar Beron, Georgi...

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Saint Martha - 01 September 2017

Saint Martha

In Christianity, branched in different directions, often found saints canonized only one branch which is raised to the rank of righteousness after the division of the church. But at the same time and in Catholicism and Orthodoxy there are those whose memory is revered by both branches. This is due to the fact that these saints were canonized before the schism. One of these saints is St. Martha. This righteous God lived at the same time with Jesus Christ. Knew him personally believed in him to his miraculous resurrection. But there is one important feature. In Catholicism righteous God is known as Mount Martha and Christians often call her and Martha. The story of her life and her good works, I'll tell you now. Two sisters Martha and St. Mary were quite different. First, Martha, was a personification...

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Happy Holidays, Pleven! - 15 May 2017

Happy Holidays, Pleven!

Until recently, my home town of Pleven was a prosperous industrial towns in Bulgaria. He was known for its businesses in the processing of oil, metal, have been developedparticularly strong engineering and food industries. In Pleven factory are madea patent Academician Angel Balevski casting machines with counter and our canningfactory was the second largest in the country. The city was a center of attraction for tourists. It is visited annually by over half a million tourists, mainly from the former USSR.Currently my hometown slowly and slowly recovering. This...

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