Panagia Pilgrimages in Greece on 15. August

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Bells have been ringing cheerfully this Thursday morning and the faithful have been flocking to the churches and chapels dedicated to the Virgin Mary on the day that is considered as the “Easter of the Summer.” The Dormition of Panagia to Heaven or simply Dekapentaygoustos – 15. August – is one of the biggest holidays in Greece, where the Orthodoxy celebrates death with joy, the reunion of Virgin Mary with her Son.

Pilgrims lay their hopes to the Mother of Jesus,…

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Source: Keep Talking Greece


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