17 October (movable date)
Holiday Mokosha were placed, Babin Friday. Mokosha
were placed - the patroness of women, family and child, also a goddess
of fertility, women's handicrafts, art and water. Its always a holiday on Friday. Traditionally, every Friday is Women's Day, and hence the day Mokosha were placed.
Mokosha were placed among Ukrainian women was so great that her cult
remained for centuries after the destruction of paganism. The church was forced to Friday - day Mokosha were placed - do Praskov'ja day and cover.
to legend, named prervisne "I Mokosha were placed - Mother cat. At the
same time - an echo of the cult of woman-mother matriarchy time when
ushers among family (including the basket - the community, community) a
wise, experienced woman that everyone called Mother" lead. It
cured, took birth, defined duties every taught sewing, cooking. Strict
prohibition of the day were: not sew, not cut, do not work with threads,
yarn, etc. veretynom. In this holiday mentions the Goddess: Lada, Lelya
, Dana, Fortune, Mokosha were placed, have glory alive. consecrated flowers that are used for a year in treatment.