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Easter! Christ is Risen! - Holidays - 28 April 2019

Easter! Christ is Risen! - Holidays

 Nature, updated and dressed in their new spring clothing, will celebrate with us Christ's resurrection. Our souls are filled with awe and beauty. Abundant life is pressingeverywhere! Worship shines from our mysterious and imperceptible to the human eye phenomenon Son of God. The victory of good over evil, of life over death. In the hearts of Christians raised his voice: Christ is risen! And somewhere on the depth of bathers in the divine love hearts rises pulling at the hearts of believers retaliatory greeting: Risen Indeed!     Today...

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Maundy-Week - Traditions - 27 April 2019

Maundy-Week - Traditions

Maundy-Week This is called the days of Christ's suffering the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem to his death. Therefore, each day from Monday to Saturday is called Great. • Easter Monday - Jesus entered Jerusalem temple and it is filled with traders. Son of God cast out the traders, because the temple is home to pray, not auction. In the Gospel speaks of the preaching of Jesus in the temple and say it curse the barren fig tree - a symbol of the human soul, which knows no prayer, repentance, and do not bear spiritual fruit. • Great Tuesday - Christ preached in the church and give his last moral precepts;...

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Lazarus (Lazaritsa) and Palm (Palm Sunday) - Traditions - 21 April 2019

Lazarus (Lazaritsa) and Palm (Palm Sunday) - Traditions

In the calendar of the Christian Church Lazarus is associated with the resurrection of Lazarus, who lived in the town of Bethany, near Jerusalem. According to the gospel, when the Savior was in the land beyond the Jordan, Lazarus fell ill and died. When the Messiah returns, resurrects buried the fourth day of his funeral as a sign of gratitude for its hospitality. According to medieval manuscripts Lazarus lived another 30 years in a strict fast and abstinence and was named the first bishop of Kition city on the island of Cyprus. On Lazarus church celebrated with a festive liturgy resurrection of Lazarus, and the memory of the martyr St. Lazar Bulgarian, tortured and killed on April 23, 1802.According to Bulgarian folk tradition Lazarus or "Lazaritsa" is the day...

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Keukenhof park in Holland - 23 March 2019

Keukenhof park in Holland

"It is time for spring, a time to love ...". Keukenhof is a park, which changes according to the change in nature. The long winter with lots of snow and cold days are the reason why the flowers bloom in it started later than usual. This is why the park very quickly change their appearance. In early crocuses are. After them, literally in the next few days, begin to bloom early tulips. Keukenhof flower and it belong to each other. They are symbiotic. Each year, approximately 100,000 additional tulips and other bulb flowers are placed in containers and then planted in the gardens of Keukenhof. In this way the park looks very colorful. Visitors from around the world and visit Keukenhof in the Netherlands in the international annual exhibition of flowers around Easter. In fact, have...

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Today is Todorov day - 16 March 2019

Today is Todorov day

Today is Todorov day. Always celebrated on the first Saturday of Lent. Is dedicated to St. Todor. Theodore is also called "Bulkin Sunday". He is also a holiday for young brides. All who married during the year, according to tradition to Theodoremay not interfere bread. Rituals are performed for health and fertility of youngbrides. There is a legend that today Saint Todor undress her enclosure, nine in number,yahva white horse and goes to God to pray for the summer. On this day are racing horses (horse race). So the festival is also called HorseEaster. The date of the festival varies each year and often coincides with other holidays. Coincides with the National Day of Bulgaria and the International Day of Women March 8.    

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