Lent is the longest and certainly the most important for Orthodox Christians annual multi-day fast. It lasts 49 days, 7 spring weeks, and takes place at different times, since its beginning and end depend entirely on the date of Easter, which changes annually.
Determining the date of Easter is a rather complicated calendar-mathematical operation, calculated on the lunar-solar calendar. Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday after the first spring full moon, which came after the day of the vernal equinox. Moreover, the full moon and equinox are understood not as astronomical phenomena, but as dates obtained by calculation. The method of calculating the date of Easter is called Easter. Continue reading
I want to cleanse the body
Each of us sooner or later asks the question – is it necessary to make special efforts to cleanse our body? Environmental pollution, the abundance of additives in food, unpleasant statistics of dangerous diseases and other factors make us understand this topic.
In principle, the human body, as a complex self-regulating system, is able to independently clean itself of toxins. It is for these purposes that we have the lymphatic system, liver, kidneys, intestines and skin, which throw away everything that can harm the body. But the natural forces of the body are not always able to cope with this task – either in connection with the above factors, or simply because of age. Cleaning systems are overloaded, organs become clogged and cease to function normally. As a result, there are constant headaches, an earthy complexion, digestive problems, it is not clear where the allergy came from and other troubles. Slagging can cause more serious problems, which become more severe as the body becomes contaminated, including pathological changes in cells and the formation of tumors. Continue reading