Apple saved: all about the holiday

Apple saved: all about the holiday

In August, there are three holidays in honor of the Savior, which are called Spas. The first Savior is celebrated on August 14, popularly called “on the water”, the second - on August 19, “on the mountain”, and the third - on August 29. The second Savior, celebrated on the Day of the Transfiguration of the Lord, is popularly called Apple Savior.

Why is the Second Savior called Apple?
Apple Savior is the popular name for the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord. It is associated with many folk rituals. First of all, Apple Savior means the onset of autumn, the transfiguration of nature. Earlier before this holiday it was not supposed to eat fruit, in general, no fruits, except cucumbers. On August 19, they were lit in the church, after which all fruits were allowed to be eaten. After consecration, a part of the brought fruit should be given a parable, and the rest should be carried to the house where they are stapled.
It is believed that if parents do not eat apples before the Second Savior, then in the next world, their children will be distributed gifts, among which are paradise apples. And those children whose parents have tried apples are not handed out.Therefore, many parents, especially those who have buried children, consider it a sin to eat apples before this holiday. Mothers who have lost children in the morning at the Apple Savior carry several apples to the temple, sanctify, and then carry the dead children to the graves. If the grave is far away, the lighted apple can be put on any children's grave or left in the temple. Previously, often consecrated apples were carried to cemeteries to be put to all dead relatives.1

There is also a belief that on Transformation apples become magical. Biting off a piece, you can make a wish that will surely come true.
From this day on, hot time comes in the gardens, apples are harvested for many different recipes: they are dried, preserved, and soaked. During the holiday, you also need to cook a lot of dishes with apples, bake in the oven or oven with honey, make pies. Spasovsky apples were given to the poor and the sick.
On the same day, the mass consumption of peas begins, sometimes even a special “Gorohov Day” was arranged. The harvest of spring crops and the sowing of winter crops (rye) began with the Apple Savior and the Transfiguration holiday. Healers tried to prepare medicinal herbs before this day, the Hutsuls did not put out the fire,in Transcarpathia on this day the fire was not lent.
In conjunction with the holiday mass folk festivals and fairs.
According to folk signs, after the Apple Savior, the nights become colder. This holiday is also a meeting of autumn. "The Second Savior came - take the mittens in reserve."2

Other holiday names
The Second, Apple Savior has other popular names - for example, the Feast of the First Fruits, the Middle Savior, the Savior on the Mountain, Gorokhov Day, First Autumn, Autumn, the Second Meeting of the Autumn, the Transfiguration. On this day, the Russian Orthodox Church honors the Transfiguration of the Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ.3

Transfiguration of the Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ
The Gospels describe the mysterious transfiguration, the manifestation of the Divine majesty and glory of the Lord. It happened on the mountain in front of the three closest disciples of Jesus Christ during prayer. All evangelicals, with the exception of John, report this event.
The Orthodox celebration takes place on August 19, and if on the Julian calendar - on August 6. The Catholic Church is also celebrated on August 6th, or is postponed to the Sunday following this day.The Armenian Apostolic Church considers this holiday to pass from June 28 to August 1.
The traditional place of the Transfiguration of the Lord is called a mountain in Galilee called Favor. However, there is a version that the place of the Transfiguration was the spur of Mount Hermon, located in the vicinity of Caesarea Philippi.
In the Gospels it is described that Jesus rose with Peter, James and John to pray on the mountain, and was transformed during prayer. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light. And two prophets from the Old Testament, Elijah and Moses, appeared and talked with the Savior about the Exodus. He forbade talking to his disciples about what he had seen, until the Son of Man was raised from the dead.4

history of the holiday
The holiday was celebrated in Palestine from the 4th century, from the time when the Temple of the Transfiguration was built by Empress Helena on Mount Tabor. In the East, the mention of the holiday belong to the V century.
Gospel texts say that this event happened in February, 40 days before Easter, however, the Orthodox Church postponed the celebration to August 6 (19) so that it would not fall on the days of Lent. And on the 40th day after the Transfiguration, the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is always held.
In France and Spain, the festival was celebrated from the 7th century, but in the Catholic Church it was established by Pope Calixte III in 1456.
In the Orthodox Church, the holiday belongs to the Great Great Holidays, liturgy is celebrated, parimias are read, canon is sung. The color of the liturgical clothes is white. The holiday falls on the Assumption Lent, which was previously almost equal to the Great.
In Russia, Apple Spas was one of the most celebrated holidays. In the evening, the peasants watched the sunsets, and when it touched the horizon, chants began.
In the southern regions they sanctified and tried not the apples, but the first grape. Or all the fruit that is.5

Apple saved: all about the holiday
Content:
Why is the Second Savior called Apple?
Other holiday names
Transfiguration of the Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ
history of the holiday
Rites and Signs on the Apple Spas
Apples
In August, there are three holidays in honor of the Savior, which are called Spas. The first Savior is celebrated on August 14, popularly called “on the water,” the second on August 19, on the mountain, and the third on August 29, on the canvas.
Apple Saved
The Second Savior, celebrated on the day of the Transfiguration of the Lord, is popularly called the Apple Savior.
Why is the Second Savior called Apple?
Apple Savior is the popular name for the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord. It is associated with many folk rituals. First of all, Apple Savior means the onset of autumn, the transfiguration of nature. Earlier before this holiday it was not supposed to eat fruit, in general, no fruits, except cucumbers. On August 19, they were lit in the church, after which all fruits were allowed to be eaten. After consecration, a part of the brought fruit should be given a parable, and the rest should be carried to the house where they are stapled.
It is believed that if parents do not eat apples before the Second Savior, then in the next world, their children will be distributed gifts, among which are paradise apples. And those children whose parents have tried apples are not handed out. Therefore, many parents, especially those who have buried children, consider it a sin to eat apples before this holiday. Mothers who have lost children in the morning at the Apple Savior carry several apples to the temple, sanctify, and then carry the dead children to the graves. If the grave is far away, the lighted apple can be put on any children's grave or left in the temple. Previously, often consecrated apples were carried to cemeteries to be put to all dead relatives.
There is also a belief that on Transformation apples become magical. Biting off a piece, you can make a wish that will surely come true.
From this day on, hot time comes in the gardens, apples are harvested for many different recipes: they are dried, preserved, and soaked. During the holiday, you also need to cook a lot of dishes with apples, bake in the oven or oven with honey, make pies. Spasovsky apples were given to the poor and the sick.
On the same day, the mass consumption of peas begins, sometimes even a special “Gorohov Day” was arranged. The harvest of spring crops and the sowing of winter crops (rye) began with the Apple Savior and the Transfiguration holiday. The healers tried to prepare medicinal herbs before this day, the Hutsuls did not carry the fire out into the street, in Transcarpathia on this day they did not borrow the fire.
In conjunction with the holiday mass folk festivals and fairs.
According to folk signs, after the Apple Savior, the nights become colder. This holiday is also a meeting of autumn. "The Second Savior came - take the mittens in reserve."
Other holiday names
The Second, Apple Savior has other popular names - for example, the Feast of the First Fruits, the Middle Savior, the Savior on the Mountain, Gorokhov Day, First Autumn, Autumn, the Second Meeting of the Autumn, the Transfiguration.On this day, the Russian Orthodox Church honors the Transfiguration of the Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ.
Transfiguration of the Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ
The Gospels describe the mysterious transfiguration, the manifestation of the Divine majesty and glory of the Lord. It happened on the mountain in front of the three closest disciples of Jesus Christ during prayer. All evangelicals, with the exception of John, report this event.
The Orthodox celebration takes place on August 19, and if on the Julian calendar - on August 6. The Catholic Church is also celebrated on August 6th, or is postponed to the Sunday following this day. The Armenian Apostolic Church considers this holiday to pass from June 28 to August 1.
The traditional place of the Transfiguration of the Lord is called a mountain in Galilee called Favor. However, there is a version that the place of the Transfiguration was the spur of Mount Hermon, located in the vicinity of Caesarea Philippi.
In the Gospels it is described that Jesus rose with Peter, James and John to pray on the mountain, and was transformed during prayer. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light. And two prophets from the Old Testament appeared, Elijah and Moses,and talked with the Savior about Exodus. He forbade talking to his disciples about what he had seen, until the Son of Man was raised from the dead.
history of the holiday
The holiday was celebrated in Palestine from the 4th century, from the time when the Temple of the Transfiguration was built by Empress Helena on Mount Tabor. In the East, the mention of the holiday belong to the V century.
Gospel texts say that this event happened in February, 40 days before Easter, however, the Orthodox Church postponed the celebration to August 6 (19) so that it would not fall on the days of Lent. And on the 40th day after the Transfiguration, the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is always held.
In France and Spain, the festival was celebrated from the 7th century, but in the Catholic Church it was established by Pope Calixte III in 1456.
In the Orthodox Church, the holiday belongs to the Great Great Holidays, liturgy is celebrated, parimias are read, canon is sung. The color of the liturgical clothes is white. The holiday falls on the Assumption Lent, which was previously almost equal to the Great.
In Russia, Apple Spas was one of the most celebrated holidays. In the evening, the peasants watched the sunsets, and when it touched the horizon, chants began.
In the southern regions they sanctified and tried not the apples, but the first grape. Or all the fruit that is.
Rites and Signs on the Apple Spas
Apple Savior is also called the “first fall” - the meeting of autumn. In the evening, seeing off the sunset, they also saw off the summer. "The apple came came - the summer was gone from us."
It is also believed that he recalls the need for spiritual transformation. On this day, at first they treated the relatives, friends, orphans, and the poor to apples, commemorating the ancestors who had fallen asleep, and then they ate themselves.
Many signs and customs are connected with this holiday. In the old days, people considered them important for the health and well-being of the whole family. For example, the fruits gathered from the garden treated the beggars - so that next year they could harvest excellent harvest.
There is also a sign that if there is a heat on the day of the Second Savior, then in January there will be little snow, and if it rains, then winter will be snowy.
There is another interesting sign: if a fly flies into this holiday twice, a person will succeed. On this holiday, you have to be patient even with flies and not chase them away so as not to frighten luck.6

Apples
According to archaeologists, even cavemen ate apples. In ancient Rome, 23 varieties of apples were known, and thanks to the Roman soldiers, apples got into Europe.Now apple trees are the most popular fruit trees in the world.
Apples can be used in a huge number of dishes, they even produce vodka with cider, not to mention jams, desserts, salads, compotes, pies, cakes, sauces. Ducks are baked with apples, meat is stewed.
According to physiological norms, a person should consume about 50 kilograms of apples per year, of which 40% are in the form of juices. In apples, there are almost all substances that the body needs: calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, iron, vitamins C, E, PP, B1, B2, B6, folic acid, carotene. They are easily digested and their combinations for people are optimal.
No wonder the British say: "An apple a day - and a doctor is not needed." And even better - two or three apples. These amazing fruits will help maintain the body's excellent health.

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