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At Plescheevo lake - on a visit to Yarile and Hsin-stone!

December 6 2009

Plescheevo lake near the ancient Russian town of Pereslavl in the south of the Yaroslavl region attracts fans of Ethnography and tourists. According to local old-timers, are inhabited by mermaids and other mythical creatures. A pond located near Yarilin Mountain and Blue-stone - the very real historical objects.

Yarilin Mountain

Near Yarilin mountains once were pagan rites. And she was named in honor of the pagan god Yarily, which is referred to the relatives of the thunder god Perun, and St. George.

That's about it girls sang in the dances: "Yarila dragged around the world in the field of corn has given birth, people are children fruit. And where is he with his foot, there is a shock of corn, but where he glances, where the ear begins to blossom. "

That Yarile many Russian towns are required prefix "yar", and many words in Russian - the same name root. A very common name in ancient Russia was Yaroslav, and his princes were frequently.

Slavic pagans revered Yarilu and his associates, bringing them to the sacrifice of animals, grain, berries and mushrooms, and sometimes even people. Elder Nectarios from the novel by Alexei Tolstoy "Peter I», bowed his flock to self-immolation in the dense forests, embodied in the life of one of the darkest rituals of worship Yarile.

However, paganism was not associated with the ancient Slavs with the fear of death. Near the wooden statues of pagan gods, noticeable stones and trees on the banks of rivers and lakes, our ancestors organized divination lots, ritual dance, fun for the holidays.

In "Life of Tikhon Zadonsky" reported that in 1765 was stopped by a holiday devoted to Yarile: "From all the circumstances of this festival can be seen that the ancient idol was called a name Yarylo, which in these parts was revered as a god. And some call this holiday merrymaking.

People are eagerly preparing for this annual celebration, dressed in their best clothes. Holiday festivities, called in some places yarilkami, were on higher ground, and continued at night with burning fires. The participants drank, eat, undertaken a game. According to tradition, staged fist fights, often ending injuries.

Maid came to yarilki ponevestitsya. By the way, Yariloy linked not only to increased fertility, and sexual potency. On this occasion, were stacked individual proverbs, eg: "Ran Yarilka due to heating column, a woman began yarit only stick (a broom) knocks."

Height Yarilin mountain is no more than 1000 meters. Incidentally, among psychics and other lovers of the occult is that the mountain has a powerful positive energy - "yaryu.


But even more curious is the famous Blue-stone - granite boulder grayish color, which lies on the shores of Lake Pleshcheeva.

That is what is being said about him in "The Encyclopedia of the unknown:" According to ancient Russian tradition, this stone is living spirit, acting dreams and desires. At the beginning of the XVII century. Church joined in the struggle with the pagan religion.

Deacon Pereslavl Semyonovskaya church Annufriy ordered to dig a big hole and throw it in the Blue-stone.

of a few years boulder mysteriously looked out from under the ground. After 150 years, church authorities Pereslavl decided to lay a magic stone in the foundation base of the local bell tower. Stone loaded onto a sled and taken to the ice Pleshcheeva lake.

The ice cracked, and Blue-stone, sank to a depth of five meters. But soon the fishermen began to notice that the boulder mysteriously changes its position, moving slowly along the bottom. Half a century later he was on shore at the foot of the mountain Yarilin where lies still. "

Locals joke: "Lying is lying, maybe calm down, maybe, lies, and gaining strength to climb the mountain Yarilin.

The researchers who conducted the measurements, say: the stone is really moving! But here is catch it in motion does not succeed, even conducting surveillance with special tools in their hands.

But where many more are interested in the stone to meet the desires. Anyway, the tourists who come here do not forget to bow to the boulder and leave an offering - the flap tissue, hanging it on the nearest tree.

In recent years, according to Tibetan tradition, the trees began to decorate and square flags bearing the prayers of them: swinging in the wind, they say, rather donesut request to be suffering ...

Jury Suprunenko

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