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Offline Annushka

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Epiphany: the traditions and customs of the holiday in Russia.
« on: January 18, 2015, 05:24:43 AM »
On the night of January 19, Orthodox Christians celebrate one of the major religious holidays - Крещение Господне. It is also called Святое Богоявление, because on that day the world was the first time the Holy Trinity - God the Father proclaimed Son from heaven, the Son was baptized in the waters of the Jordan River, and the Holy Spirit descended upon the Son in the form of a dove.

Christ has given to the fallen in sin a person to receive the grace of the Holy Spirit after the rite of baptism. Since then baptized receive forgiveness of sins and are reborn to a new spiritual life.

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Re: Epiphany: the traditions and customs of the holiday in Russia.
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2015, 09:44:59 AM »

WOW! It's an amazing picture!!! Great idea of natural pool in shape of cross with candles around!
I have never seen something like this before! Yeap... This is Russia!!!
That man swimming in the pool is really cool!!!

Крещение великий праздник! Спасибо что напомнила.