How to celebrate Easter, according to tradition
Annually millions of Christians around the world celebrate a bright and kind holiday - Easter. For them, this is the most important Sunday of the year, when Jesus Christ rose from the dead, having expiated with his torment all the sins of mankind. Easter is a joyful and bright holiday, which is sung by Love and Life. It says that there is no death - it is only a certain stage on the path of man.
Now many are coming to faith, and they are interested in the history, traditions and customs of Christians. Including they would like to know how to celebrate Easter.
In olden times this day was called in different ways: Great day, Green Christmas-tree, Bright Day of Christ resurrection. He was waiting for adults and children, they carefully prepared for him. All the secrets, traditions and rituals associated with this bright day were passed on to every family from generation to generation. By the holiday carefully cleaned in homes, set the perfect order, baked festive cakes and pies, decorated and painted eggs.
Recently, clergymen often address their parishioners with stories about a bright day and how to celebrate Easter. In addition to the obligatory visits to the cathedral and the consecration of products, there are no other permanent elements of celebration.
In the future, everything depends on you. In advance, think about how to celebrate Easter with your family. Do you want to invite guests on this day, or do you prefer to meet a bright holiday with your loved ones? Take care of the dinner dinner menu in advance, decorate your house and festive table, but work for Easter is prohibited. On holiday it is necessary to rest and do what pleases you. The most important thing is that not only the body, but also the soul should celebrate Easter.
On the day of Holy Passover, it is customary to take Christosity. Instead of the usual greeting, the words "Christ is Risen!" Sound and in reply to them - "Truly Risen!" Then greeting each other exchange a three-fold kiss. This tradition is associated with great joy from the resurrection of the Savior. This joy must be shared with friends and family, forgive old grievances.
How to celebrate Easter, each family decides for themselves, but the main thing about what can not be forgotten is that this is a bright holiday of all your loved ones. On this day, traditionally, everyone gives each other small gifts. Especially it concerns children - decorative eggs, beautifully decorated pasochki and kulichi, various Easter souvenirs. Decorate the table with a beautiful plate with sprouted grass, on which are laid multi-colored eggs. Friends and relatives will appreciate this decoration.
Easter can and should become a bright and memorable holiday for children. They always take a very active part in the preparation - paint eggs, decorate them with bright stickers, help decorate Easter cakes. During your joint work, tell the child about the history and traditions of this holiday.
Quite often, Catholic and Orthodox Easter is celebrated on one day. So it was in two thousand and eleventh year. In this case, the holiday becomes even more ambitious and significant.