All Souls' Day , the day of commemoration of the souls of the dead - Traditions

All Souls' Day , the day of commemoration of the souls of the dead - Traditions 

In the church calendar of Bulgaria has three important temples Large, Cherry and Arkhangelsk . They are always on Saturday, and their dates change. The first year was Big Souls , eight weeks before Easter. Cherry Souls before Pentecost and is also linked to the Easter holidays . Michaelmas Souls before Michaelmas . All three major temples are always on Saturday and their dates change. Much Souls is the Saturday before Lent Meat . Every year falls on a different date , but always on a Saturday , 8 weeks before Easter. Cherry Souls on Saturday before Pentecost , and Michaelmas Souls on Saturday before Michaelmas , which is the eighth of November. All Souls honors of the deceased . Rituals that are made these days are inherited from the Thracians, Slavs , although slightly modified . The name itself speaks of Souls character on this day honoring the souls of the dead. Morning of Great Souls all temples hold memorial prayer. People wear to church prepared ritual food and wine, which are illuminated by a priest . Ritual meal consists mainly of boiled wheat and bread. After the service, the faithful head to the cemetery where the dead rest their loved ones. One part of the ritual meal they leave the grave and the other part is distributed to relatives, acquaintances or strangers for God to forgive . Besides food the cemetery lies and red wine , which watered the grave. According to popular belief on this day the souls of the dead return . They stand up to his own grave . Therefore, their living relatives bring them food and wine . Feeding and watering ritual serves to satiety souls of the deceased . Then lights a candle at the grave . According to the belief candle lights the way of souls in the dark. So they will not wander .

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