Orthodox celebrate Honey Saviour - the beginning of the Uspensky post

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Honey Saviour is celebrated in the first day of the Uspensky post, namely on August 14. The holiday history very rich also begins from time immemorial. By tradition this day consecrate water and honey of new collecting, it bless on the use in food, women bake honey gingerbreads, pancakes with honey and poppy both various buns and rolls, the main condition of these pastries is a presence of honey and poppy. Except above told festival to Gracious Saviour and the Blessed Virgin, in honor of a victory which was won by Bogolyubsky Andrey over the Volga Bulgars in 1164 is made on August 14...

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