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Boboteaza Traditions Come Back to Life

Baptism of the horses.

Related to Mihaela’s post, “Epiphany and Saint John Day”, Adrian relates some ancient traditions, banned by the communist authorities, traditions that have rebirth and know today a new life.

Epiphany and Saint John Day

Aghiasma stored in wooden barrels.

Tweet January 6th and 7th are two special days in the Christian Orthodox calendar. The Epiphany Day (Boboteaza, January 6th) and Saint John’s Day (Santion, January 7th) are two of the most popular religious holidays, rich in meanings and symbols. For the Romanians the Epiphany Day, also called Boboteaza or Teofania, is a day of […]