Today the Orthodox celebrate a great holiday – the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos or the departure of the mother of Christ to heaven.
On August 28, you should never do heavy physical work, since the holiday is one of the great church celebrations. It marks the transition from earthly life to eternal life.
The Mother of God was taken by Christ to heaven on August 28. At this time, the apostles who traveled around the world gathered in Jerusalem to say goodbye to the Virgin Mary.
Customs on 28 August, at the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos
Today every Christian should go to church and pray to the Mother of God. The service for the Dormition is traditionally very solemn.
It is good to ask for bodily and spiritual health for relatives and friends on a holiday.
Today it is good to give alms to the poor.
It is forbidden on the feast of the Assumption, August 28, to work hard, swear and swear, shout.
Signs for August 28
It is believed that autumn begins on 28 August.
If there is a thunderstorm on August 28, autumn will be rainy.
Warm weather promises a cold Indian summer.
Rainbow in the sky – autumn promises to be warm.