The story of the feast of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God in General is very interesting. Let’s start with the fact that at the end of the VI century in the city of Cauldron was a severe fire that destroyed half the city. After this fire the matron had a dream in which she was the mother of God and pointed to a place on the ashes where you need to dig up the icon. People went to the specified location and really found the icon. When the icon was made in a specially built temple, the two blind men were healed and began to see. After that the icon did not a little wonder. There are very interesting signs on the feast of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God.
Kazan – lady Mediatrix . The feast of the icon of Kazan Mother of God is considered one of the main female holidays. Of course, this Orthodox holiday, but in the old days women believed that on 4 November the mother of God helps them. It supports in times of trouble, strengthens the body and soul. There were many protective rites, used by women on this day.
Birch leaf beauty will give, from old saves. In women was a custom. Early in the morning on the feast of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God had to go to the nearest forest or birch grove. There it was necessary to find a birch tree whose leaves were frost-rimmed, Continue reading
Of course, each nation has its own traditions, customs and festivals, many of them very original, and at first incomprehensible. In General, we all have our own standards of behavior, belief and a way of expressing emotions. Ceremonial events often become a kind of ritual, which is sometimes very interesting to watch, but sometimes that is perceived as savage. I propose to draw attention to unusual holidays and festivals of different countries. Will visit America, Asia and Europe.
Festival El Colacho
This distinctive festival is held every year in the Spanish town of Castillo de Murcia in June. The goal is to jump over small children.
People collect all newborns and lie on the pillows. Then comes Colaco − disguised as a man, symbolizing the devil running. He runs up and starts to jump over children. This rite symbolizes the cleansing from disease and fears. Quite unusual, although somewhat resembles pagan traditions, some dates Slavs had celebrated by jumping over the fire.
This annual celebration takes place on Christmas in the Peruvian Andes. He concludes that fairly drunk parties converge in the circle of spectators and begin Continue reading
Thailand – it is exotic in every sense, ranging from natural attractions and to the traditions and customs of the aborigines. Many tourists tend to go to Thailand to relax on the sandy beaches, to dive into the world of the tropics and unusual nature. Fortunately, the natural features of the country allow it. About the huge number of tourists even say no, because every minute in the airport of Thailand sits at least 2 planes.
The most popular Islands of Thailand among the exotics are considered Samui, Krabi, Koh LARN and Phuket . Stay on any of them will leave with the best impressions and emotions, but there are some subtleties that distinguish one island from the other.
So, Phuket. The largest island of Thailand is honorable title of the best resort in the country. Luxury hotels, lots of restaurants, clubs, where they can offer the most diverse and exotic dishes, a variety of various spas and beauty salons, sightseeing Phuket and nearby Islands, as well as the unparalleled beauty of local nature and the best beaches will make your stay memorable. Phuket – it is a Paradise for surfers and divers, which will impress the underwater world of the island.
Pattaya is also widely known among the fans of exotic Thai, but more Continue reading