Walpurgis night: that in no case can not be done

Find out how to spend Walpurgis night 2019

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Вальпургиева ночь: что ни в коем случае нельзя делать

Walpurgis night is celebrated on may 1

Walpurgis night is a traditional spring festival and the most important pagan festivals devoted to fertility. Walpurgis night is celebrated the night from April 30 to may 1 in most parts of Central and Northern Europe to celebrate the burgeoning spring.

Walpurgis night may 1: the history of the holiday

Beliefs about the outrageous rampant evil forces the night before 1 may was distributed only Germanic peoples (Germans, Austrians, the people of Scandinavia). In the highlands of Scotland may 1 was celebrated as the ancient Celtic pastoral feast Beltane associated with sun worship. Today, the echoes of the ancient Celts of the cult persist in fueling huge fires on hilltops and prayer address to the sun. In lowland Scotland the celebration took common traits: “Maypole”, “may herbs”, “may Queen”. In the folk calendar may 1 — the great national holiday of spring, celebrated (and celebrated) very bright and fun in all European countries. May day was so popular that the Church had failed to enter it into their calendar, although attempts to this was done.

In the villages in the night of Walpurgis was performed a magical ceremony for the expulsion of the witches: ignited fires, which sometimes burn a straw effigy of a witch, and made a round house with torches, rang the Church bells. It was believed that the grass that night acquire wonderful power.

Also this night was made to pour at the threshold of the sand or the grass. It was believed that evil spirits cannot enter the house until you count all grains of sand or blades of grass.

By the way, all plants at this time was endowed with special magical properties on this night herbalist and sorceress went to collect them.Keep woman’s beauty and youth, according to legends, was washed on 1 may morning dew. And to promote health and a speedy conception, women were encouraged at dawn to drink water from the well.

Omens on Walpurgis night on may 1

  • You can’t bring into the house of siren, especially where there is a sick man. It is believed that lilac smell intoxicate the patient and calling in another world.
  • To promote health and early conception should drink at dawn the water from the well.
  • If at dawn to disrupt the willow, and then to dry it and give it to a traveler he will come back with profit and good news.
  • Woven wreath of torn Walpurgisnacht ivy will make you beloved in the eyes of indescribable beauty.

What not to do in Walpurgis night may 1

  • Fragrant branches it is not necessary to bring into the house. Especially dangerous siren is considered to be for sick people. According to legend, their smell it’s intoxicating person and brings death.
  • In the Walpurgis night must not quarrel, to annoyed, to mention evil spirits.
  • Aggressive people at night on may 1 could become a plaything in the hands of evil spirits. Clothes should avoid black color and to wear things that are associated with bad memories.

Omens on Walpurgis night

  • To promote health and early conception should drink at dawn the water from the well.
  • If at dawn to disrupt the willow, and then to dry it and give it to a traveler he will come back with profit and good news.
  • Woven wreath of torn Walpurgisnacht ivy will make you beloved in the eyes of indescribable beauty.

Prophetic dreams

Argue that Walpurgis night or, as we used to call this holiday, Beltane – only have prophetic dreams. In the morning, be sure to write down what I dream. Then can check: true or not. Special attention should be given to symbols and signs that will be in my sleep. It is possible to understand what awaits you in the near future. And in the night can make a wish. Say, they very soon come true.

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