Cover 2019: What you can not do on this day?

Every year on October 14, Orthodox Christians mark the Intercession of the Theotokos. What not to do on this day, see the article!

Holiday History Intercession of the Theotokos

For the first time on the Pokrov mentioned in the year 910. According to legend, preserved to this day, one day Constantinople was besieged Saracens and its inhabitants prayed of salvation.

Then the ruler of Constantinople, Andrew happened vision, the Virgin took the ashes from his head and covered them city residents.

This siege was asleep, and Andrew of Constantinople came to believe that it was the Mother of God to protect the city from the terrible scourge.

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What not to do on the Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary?

As in any other great holiday at Cover forbidden to perform heavy physical robot, in particular, clean the house, wash and so on.

The Church also bans quarrels with loved ones, do not swear and try to avoid the bad thoughts.

Girls Pokrova allowed to wear only skirts or
dresses. Another belief for the beautiful half of humanity is related to hair - in the tradition of our ancestors was a girl's plait braids in the morning and in the evening only to dissolve. However, it is not known, alas, that meant the ritual.

On the Protection of the Blessed Virgin, it is desirable to treat family and friends, if possible, feed the birds or animals that are beside you.

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