Date: 4 months ago   Category: Society

Dimitriyevsky Saturday of Souls: what can't be done this day


On November 3 for orthodox Christians special day. It is not a holiday. And more likely day of remembrance when it is accepted to remember and remember deceased. In the Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar it is called the Dimitriyevsky Saturday of Souls the last Saturday of Souls in a year.

the Dimitriyevsky Saturday of Souls is the next Saturday in before day of remembrance of the St. great martyr Demetrius of Thessaloniki. This year she drops for November 3. Parental it is called because our ancestors considered as if the dead leave to parents, ancestors. Therefore on a Saturday of Souls it is necessary to pray especially not only for the died parents, but also in general for the family who has left this world.

That categorically can't be done on November 3 on the Saturday of Souls On Dimitriyevsky Saturday is forbidden to speak badly about the dead, to remember unpleasant situations, related or to abuse, so you can anger them I smother. During a funeral lunch it is strictly forbidden to take alcoholic drinks. It isn't appropriate to have fun, sing songs, to listen to cheerful music, it is inappropriate as it is day of remembrance of those who are already dead therefore fun is inappropriate. The church doesn't remember people who have committed suicide therefore you won't be able to put a candle for the peace of soul, but you it can descend on a grave or pray at home.

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