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The first yellow leaves - autumn comes early

July 15 2008

In the folk calendar today - Photios. Yet this day is called Bereginja. Bereginja - the keeper of the peasant family, who lived along the banks of rivers, of all evils. She preserved peasant stock, was posobnitsey fishermen. According to ancient beliefs, on this day Bereginja looks around the grasslands full of herbs healing powers.

In hay season was supposed to embroidered towels make the meadows. Washing up, wiping their faces mowers healing towels, piously believing that the image of the Virgin Mother of crude pressed to their souls and do not leave now and continue. By signs, if by July 15 in the trees "proglyanut" the first yellow leaves - autumn comes early and winter will come early.

The Orthodox Church honors the July 15 St. Photius, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Russia. Ruled the Russian Church in 1921. He defended Vasily, a grandson of Demetrius of the Don, from all the snares of his enemies. He was a mediator between the Russian princes in their quarrels.

Women born on this day were good mothers and faithful wives. They should be onyx, and fluorite. Birthdays: Photius and Arseny, reports Pravda.Ru .

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