Good Friday: What you did not know about it
• Good Friday: What you did not know about it
First Friday before Easter is called Holy or the Good Friday. In this day to refrain from physical labor, entertainment events and excessive overeating. But what else do we know about it, in addition to conventional information? Perhaps the day has a lot of its features, which we had no idea.
So, let us start with the work. Speaking about the ban, it is necessary to clarify that a "gap" refers to the work of physical labor. That is, if you are sitting in the office at the computer - everything is in order. And the usual routine, too many of you will not do much harm. But with the ground work is already a sin. So, if you are gardener, it is better to abstain.
is also among the older generation there is a legend that supposedly can not be cut on Good Friday. As experts say, the direct assertion that it is impossible - no. It's just a former superstition, which has remained to this day. The same can be said about the rest of the hygienic needs of modern man. Haircut and swim nobody forbids.
As for the food, everything is much more complicated. Religion says that on Good Friday should be observed post hard, which means you can not eat anything but bread and water.
As for home affairs, there is a belief advises to refrain from any domestic cleanings. After all, in these cases there is a special day, Maundy Thursday. But the pre-Easter event on Good Friday are not prohibited. According to the clergy, to paint eggs and bake Pascu can be as baking a particularly long and may even not grow stale.