Other traditional names include Candlemas.
12 doors(The Twelve Great Feasts)Edit
In addition, there are other days of great importance in the life of the Church - the Twelve Great Feasts
|The Twelve Great Feasts||12 doors|
|1||September 8, the Nativity of the Theotokos||(Undecidedness)|
|2||September 14, the Exaltation of the Cross||(Undecidedness)|
|3||November 21, the Presentation of the Theotokos||The Stairway to Sky Garden.|
|4||December 25, the Nativity of Christ/Christmas||The Snow World|
|5||January 6, the Baptism of Christ -- Theophany, also called Epiphany||Pink Sea|
|6||February 2, the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple/Candlemas||The Candle World|
|7||March 25, the Annunciation||(Undecidedness)|
|9||Forty Days after Pascha (Easter) -- the Ascension of Christ||(Undecidedness)|
|10||Fifty Days after Pascha (Easter) -- Pentecost||(Undecidedness)|
|11||August 6, the Transfiguration||(Undecidedness)|
|12||August 15, the Dormition (Falling Asleep) of the Theotokos||The Bed Room|
The candle was used around B.C. 1550 In Ancient Egypt.
It is describing that the candle was used in Egypt around B.C. 300.
Kulich (right) are depicted pashka pyramidal (left) and on the table.Edit
In the Russian Orthodox tradition, pascha is usually molded in the form of a truncated pyramid (a symbol of the Church; also said to represent the Tomb of Christ). It is traditionally made in a wooden mould assembly called пасочница (pasotchnitza) that can be taken apart for cleaning; but more modern materials, such as plastics, are used nowadays.
the Seven Dwarfs
The Middle Ages,erstition found expression in the formation of wax images of hated persons, into which long pins were thrust, in the confident expectation that thereby deadly injury would be induced to the person represented.