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Today - Grigoriev Day: time to burn the old bed

October 13 2007

According to popular calendar October 13 - Grigoriev Day. Farmers in the day usually burn their straw bed, and young girls - worn during the summer bast. All this was done by eye and unkind to "let it rip winter." At times, October 13 staroprezhnie stuffed with straw mattresses are new. Said: "Michael - under straw podstelil back, and Gregory vzbil straw."

Imbibed the Earth and solar power, straw was revered in the peasant economy. Spring wheat straw, when the cattle mow could not, animal stuff. Straw mixed with hay: "Sen no, and straw sedoma. At dawn or sunset bathed the children for health through the silver screen in the doorway or at the confluence of two rivers.

On this day the Orthodox Church celebrates the memory of the martyr Bishop Gregory, the Illuminator of the Great Armenia, came from the kind of Georgian kings Arsakidov.

Born on this day have a calm disposition. They should be beryl. Signs of the day: "If Gregory snow fall, winter is not coming soon." "Coley protein purely faded, the winter will be good." This writes Pravda.RU.

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