Easter traditions. Chisinau eduard. Origin of Easter celebrations.
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Since the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is the sign of His victory and guarantee our salvation , it was natural that from the beginning commemorate the resurrection is one of the most important celebrations of Christianity . A few days after His solemn entry into Jerusalem , Jesus was tried and crucified , died on the cross and laid in the tomb. After three days, ie Sunday early in the morning , He rose as victor , with the power of His deity , to plineasca Scripture and those determined by divine dispensation for the salvation of the human race.Christian worship , especially the Orthodox , celebrating it as " the Empress and Mrs. Saturdays , the feast of feasts and celebration of the holidays " not a mere historical commemoration , but the whole drama relives shocking death and resurrection of Christ , thereby Christians to acquire the teaching of God and the redemptive work of the Son of God incarnate . The special character of the celebration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ be seen very well in jobs related to this event.In the opinion of most exegetes and historians church , the resurrection of the Lord took place on the first Sunday after Easter the Jews in the year 33 of the Christian era . It is known that Jews Tablets ( Pascha ) was celebrated on the evening of 14 Nisan . Nisan or Abib the first month of the Hebrew year , beginning on the new moon after the spring equinox , on 14 Nisan coincided so the first month after equinox
Tuesday of the first week of Lent was called crooked or Spolocania Tuesdays . On this day women taking distaff and go to the village pub to " rinse " the food of frupt brandy ( sweet ) . Here , they drink brandy boiled with pepper will increase the belief that large hemp and to be safe from this success throwing the drink in the glass ceiling saying " so to grow hemp in the summer ."On this day only eat unleavened bread and drink sauerkraut dies .On the first Saturday of Lent is celebrated by San - Toader, saint who was canonized by the Orthodox Church because of his gift that keeps fear Traditionally punishments for all those who respect him . San - Toader and horses that accompany it broke , according to tradition , the chain of Sant - Ion free to let warm season . They guarded the sun to prevent its escape to the north side - night and thus save humanity from the night eternal .Horses of San - Toader they were established from five to twelve days beginning Monday Cleanse , Week Alba is known as the Horse Week 's San - Toader . According to popular belief, horses of San- Toader are mythical beings hipomorfe -looking lads but have tail hidden ITAR and hoofs hidden in his shoes . They enthrones order at the beginning of Lent , closing sezatorile and parties . Horses of San nights - Toader, girls were not going to bee , close to houses and flip upside down all vessels to prevent these terrible spirits hide in them.
Another custom of the day , kept up late in Bucovina , was that of the calves and foals trimming mane and tails of mares ( known as costrujire share ) resulting hair is put in ant mounds that " animals in the household to multiply like ants " .In Saturday San - Toader was made wheat cage ( Cage 's San - Toader ) who went to church where saints and children splits or poor people . From this Saturday began special jobs dead, jobs that took place every Saturday of Lent and ends on Holy Thursday .In Saturday 's San - Toader unfolded thus a complex scenario symbols renewal time calendar , celebrated another time , especially in the pastoral , the beginning of spring.In March after Shrove Tuesday Lent itself begins , which lasts seven weeks , phase calendar not eat meat , milk , cheese and eggs, eating relying entirely on vegetable products . During this period traditional households are engaged in intense activity in the domestic textile industry . It purred busily , weave and sew their young women and girls , secretly lovely shirts they wore on Easter .
ABOUT EASTER Easter is one of the most important celebrations of Christianity. Easter - the celebration of life - marks the miracle of the Resurrection and purification of Bright Week acts bring back balance and harmony Christians. The object of the Christian holidays is the living memory of the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter, the celebration of light and joy, and so far has kept the charm and significance, being a time of peace of mind and family nearby. Charm is particularly so given religious significance as well as the traditions and symbols of Easter: egg painting, bunny, Easter dinner with traditional dishes - cake, bread, lamb, and job Saturday night in the grain Christians receive holy light. In 2013 we celebrate Easter on May 5. We wish you a Happy Easter!