Tag: Greek Orthodox traditions

Greece’s traditional day for cooking Polysporia 1

Greece’s traditional day for cooking Polysporia

November 21st is a big celebration in the Greek Orthodox calendar as it is the Isodia Tis Theotokou- The Feast commemorating when as a young child, the Panagia entered the Temple in…

Tips on making bright and shiny Kokkina Paschalina Avga 6

Tips on making bright and shiny Kokkina Paschalina Avga

  Red eggs are perhaps the brightest symbol of Greek Easter, representing the blood of Christ and rebirth. Kokkina Paschalina Avga are traditionally dyed on Holy Thursday.  Here is a simple method…

Sunday of Orthodoxy, Great Lent 14

Sunday of Orthodoxy, Great Lent

Today is Sunday of Orthodoxy, which is the first Sunday of Great Lent. The dominant theme of this Sunday since 843 has been that of the victory of the icons. In that…

The understanding of fasting through Lent 16

The understanding of fasting through Lent

by Chysanthe Ntemos The human being as an entity has three divisions of which comprises its existence. The mind the (psychological structure), the body which consists of the metabolism, the functioning of…