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Pascha – The Greek Orthodox Easter

Easter is the most sacred of Greek Orthodox holidays. It takes place in spring and it symbolizes the cycle of life, as the Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ. If you follow the religious rituals they lead to inner reflection, discipline, compassion … Continue reading

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Clean Monday

“Clean Monday” (“Kathari Deytera” in Greek),  is the the beginning of the great Lent of the Greek Orthodox Easter also known as Pure Monday, Ash Monday, Shrove Monday or Koulouma. The common term for this day, “Clean Monday”, refers to the leaving behind … Continue reading

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