Transfiguration of the Lord

Transfiguration of the Lord 

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord is celebrated on 6 August. On this day is sanctified grapes from the new harvest, and where it is grown apples are sanctified, then they can now eat. Sanctification occurs at the end of the festive liturgy. Feast of the Transfiguration is selected for the blessing of fruit. In Jerusalem at that time is now ripe grapes, which actually should be hallow this day.

On this day ripened fruits and vegetables are imported into the church consecration and only then they can eat.

Of Transfiguration begins the harvest of summer grain. For the holiday in many regions are held fairs and folk festivals. Days reduced because the sun turns his back and walks summer to winter.

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