Bright Thursday – a particularly important day for all Orthodox Christians.
Bright Thursday – a particularly important day for all Orthodox Christians. Prayers to the Lord and to the Theotokos on this day can change your life for the better. This year the Light falls on Thursday 2 may.
Differently tomorrow Thursday is also called and know as Nevsky Easter, Easter Romanski, Maskow Easter Dead Easter is a traditional holiday which is celebrated in Ukraine. Has ancient pre-Christian roots. Celebrated on the Thursday of Easter week or Easter is preceded by Holy Thursday.
The main tradition of Easter Thursday is remembrance of the dead relatives and visit the cemetery. The graves are required’yazkovo leave Easter gifts, Easter egg, Easter bread. This day usually pray not only for the living but for the dead relatives. Christians ask for the forgiveness of sins and the Kingdom of Heaven.
Prayer for deceased relatives:
“Lord, Risen from the dead, the light, the Savior of my soul! You pray and ask, remember in Your Kingdom of the dead Thy servants (name’i), and not to deprive them of hell fire! Stretch out Your hand and give Thy servants (name’i) from all evil. Amen.”
This prayer is usually read for deceased relatives. To read it better in the morning, afternoon and evening, going to sleep. It is believed that on Easter Thursday sincere request would be required’yazkovo heard by the angels and brought to the Lord on the wings.
“Mother of God, immaculate virgin, our Savior into the world has led, begged of Her Son and our God to forgive my sins and provide the path to the true faith. Do not forsake me, o Holy mother of God, cover cover Your from all evil. Amen.”
Prayer to the Mother of God it is better to read in the morning, washing your face with this Holy water.
“Oh my God, do You abandoned me? Hear Thy servant and forsake me not in the dark. Put me in the Light of Your Resurrection, and let me see the Kingdom of heaven. Be merciful to me, o God, for thy servants are weak. Please forgive me for my sins voluntary and involuntary, I’m sorry my pain and hide from all evil. Amen.”
This prayer is read on Easter Sunday, has a special power. It is recommended to read, lighting Church candles and wholeheartedly wanting to completely change yourself and your destiny.