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поминальный календарь
Parent Saturdays. Memorial dates in 2020

The memory of the deceased relatives constantly lives in the hearts of loved ones. For special preservation of memory of the dead in the calendar of Orthodox holidays there are special days in which clerics recommend to pray for the dead.

Parental days or memorial Saturdays are so called since ancient times, when only there was a tradition in the temples to pray for the deceased Christians. Tradition also recommends to visit the cemetery. By the name “parent” it is clear that first people remember the deceased father and mother, and also mention in prayer and other relatives, relatives and friends.


Похоронные обряды славян
Funeral rites of the peoples of the world: traditions

The burial rite has specific features in each religion. They can be perceived differently by people around the world. Everyone knows that sooner or later death overtakes every person. When a loved one dies – this is the worst tragedy. There can only be memories that will not erase time. Need to know every person what funeral rites of the world.


Why commemorate it on 9 and 40 days after death?

Today, the pagan beliefs of our ancestors can be traced in Christian rites. From the depths of centuries came to us strict rules, They include: the deceased must be taken out of the house only forward feet in the coffin necessarily put his favorite items. Obligatory ritual is the commemoration of the deceased food on certain days and visiting the grave. Orthodox Christians adhere to Church canons. This is especially true for the rituals of commemoration on the 9th, 40th day and on the anniversary of death. Relatives help the soul of a loved one to find peace and the Kingdom of heaven.

Родительские субботы 2019
Parental Saturdays in 2019
Parent Saturdays in Orthodoxy are created specifically to preserve the memory of the dead. First of all, the next of kin of the deceased should honor the memory, but on universal memorial Saturdays it is necessary to pray for all the dead.


Как хоронят в разных странах мира
How to bury in different countries

The burial ceremony of the deceased has long remained one of the most conservative areas, but current realities and make adjustments to this part of human existence. Keeping the old traditions in a new way has generated pragmatic, sometimes difficult to understand processes. I wonder how buried in different countries and different rites.


Elite funeral. The funeral arrangements are at a high level
A Funeral is a sad, tragic event in the life of any person. The mourning organization of this process, the relatives and friends of the deceased try to Express their feelings, pay their last tribute and honor their memory. To think over all moments and not to miss anything, often there is not enough time, and, above all - forces. At such moments, come to the aid of funeral agencies that take care of the organization of such an event.

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календарь поминальных дат
Parent Saturdays 2018. Memorial days
Commemoration of the dead – special dates in the calendar of each Orthodox person. The memory of those who have left our world and prayers to God are an important part of life. In the hearts of loved ones dead relatives and friends are always alive, so the commemoration, held on certain days, allows them to pay tribute. And relatives and relatives of the deceased remember this man, all his life and actions, discuss the best that was for him for the time of his life.
как вести себя на похоронах
How to behave at the funeral of loved ones
Sooner or later a person faces death – relatives, close friends, colleagues. Funeral is not just a process of burying the coffin with the deceased in the ground, and the whole ritual, requiring strict adherence to certain rules.
Seeing off the deceased in the last journey, many people cause panic fear and even horror. And this is understandable, because the funeral procedure is shrouded in numerous mysterious and mystical rules and signs.
Букет фиалок на похороны
Flowers for funerals. What flowers are for the funeral
For the residents of Ukraine and other Slavic countries it is customary to bring only an even number of flowers to the burial place. For Christians, even numbers mean peace, tranquility, and death. As for the even number, they mean, on the contrary, the movement only forward. For people who died in the field of hostilities it was customary to bring two flowers – one relied dead man-the second to the Lord God. Thus were formed the cultural characteristics of our ancestors, which are used to this day.
как прощаться с умершим
How to say goodbye to the deceased at a funeral
For many people, a funeral, especially if a loved one has died, causes a lot of dubious emotions, such as fear, anxiety. It is not surprising, since in the sacrament of farewell to the deceased there is something mysterious and supernatural. Stories of the elderly that one wrong action can lead to the wanderings of the soul of the deceased or to troubles with the living, calmness and confidence in this matter are not attached.