question about the frequency of visits to cemeteries obyvaetlyami arises quite often.After all, everyone has their own understanding of when and how to visit the graves: some go strictly on fixed days, others - almost like a job.The Church gives its recommendations, where it is necessary to go to the graveyard.
course, these instructions - it's just a recommendation: make a person strictly adhere to the established rules impossible.So you can just take them as a basis, and then to determine for themselves a convenient schedule.

What days are set to visit cemeteries

usually in the church recommended to visit a graveyard in the days of commemoration of the dead, the day of the death of someone going to visit the cemetery in Radonitsa and allowed vi
sits to the cemetery every Saturday - sheconsidered the mortuary in the afternoon.To the days of commemoration of the dead include the 3rd, 9th, 40th days after death.

Radonitsa In commemoration of the dead takes place on Monday or Tuesday of the week, followed by status Passover.His often colloquially referred to as the parent in the afternoon.But in spite of such a gradation, many suffer Radonitsa weekend in front of her.This is due to the fact that most of the population works in the working day can not find enough time to visit the graveyard.It is not enough just to come to the grave, it is required to get out: throw out the old and faded flowers, wash the ones that still looks good, to pull out the weeds, put on a plate a special treat.
Since Radonitsa celebrated after Easter, as food, as a rule, use colored eggs, cakes, candy, etc.However, this does not affect you, and you may well bring and something else.

visit a cemetery on Radonitsa is one sure and commemorates a fact that Christ descended into hell and conquered death.This day is considered to be a kind of celebration for the dead.For relatives, going to the grave, they congratulated with the resurrection of the Lord.

As for the religious holidays - Christmas, the Trinity, the Annunciation, etc.- It is not recommended to go to these days to the cemetery.After all deceased people do not belong to this world, and are in the kingdom of heaven.A common mistake is considered and march to the cemetery on Easter as a celebration of the living.

On all other days, if there is a desire, it is recommended to go to church and light a candle for the dead.


As for the flowers, which take with them to the cemetery in demand myth is that there should be an even number.For a dead man does not matter how many of them will - 4 or 5. Most often take with them artificial flowers, although it is recommended to refrain from them.It is best to plant the land with plants.And in winter that living plants that artificial flowers out of the snow to be seen.

If you want to light candles at the grave, which now completely forbidden, it should be done according to certain rules.You must purchase a special candle in the church and light them just before the cross (or, more often, a monument).

only need to visit cemeteries sober.Being under shofe not well, and ugly.In addition, the cemetery - is no place for amusements: Driving in the churchyard on the machine, turn off the music.

And remember that the cemetery bear anything.You will make a negative energy, which is abundant in the cemetery.And this applies to any object - be it a beautiful flower, a branch from a tree or debris (for he has a special cemeteries trash).