Advice 1: How to bless a son to the marriage

In ancient times it was believed that without parental blessing will not be happiness to young. In modern life, when many couples live together for a long time, and then decide to sign, it is not always even put parents on alert. And yet, with the return to our lives the wedding ceremony, many people want to know how to make a blessing."
How to bless a son to the marriage
Instruction
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First, to bless family every day, and if necessary, even several times a day. Blessing on any undertaking, a new case. But the parental blessing on marriage is special.
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Usually parents bless children for marriagewhen they announce they want to get married. Such a Declaration is called engagement. Parents take an icon and three cross over children, wish them a happy marriage. There is some kind of sacred mystery. Even if children are not believers, you still bless them. With the blessing of the parents would be attracted to the action of God's love, God's mercy and God's protection. Even if you don't know the words of prayer, Express in your own words. After all, God hears us, even when we have not spoken the words aloud.
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Tell me kind and wise words. Your life experience is huge, share it with the young. Believers know that God's blessing comes out of a man is the expression of love and devotion to your fellow man. It gives peace and security, brings sorrow and enriches a person. The Bible says that God blessed Adam and eve. And imagine what would happen to our world if God's blessing did not work, if it were not love for all, good and evil.
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Sometimes children rebel against parents. Not always the older generation wants to see near their child a choice. And then the parents don't want to bless the marriage.
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But parents who are denied the blessing of your children – unhappy people. They are driving themselves into a dead end. Relationship is interrupted, grudges accumulate. They can only regret. After all, the farther it all drags out, the more difficult the reconciliation.
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Well, children sometimes have to wait a bit to have the heart of parents, and at the same time and test your feelings. Indeed, over time, when parents find out your soulmate, they will see those good traits that you have been spotted. And take your choice. And bless the marriage.
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Bless also his son before leaving home for the bride. The bride and her mother blesses usually after foreclosure fiancé. Because according to tradition the daughter leaves home and goes with her husband's family.
Useful advice
How would you do a blessing, most importantly, your words and thoughts were sincere. After all, the power of our words is great, just big and the power of our thoughts, not even said aloud.

Advice 2: How to bless the bride

Young to marry without parental blessing bride was considered unacceptable. So there were only girls, who fled from his family and going against their parents ' wishes. Today, blessing the young does not always happen, and many people do not know how to perform the rite.
How to bless the bride
Instruction
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Bless the bride as her parents and the groom's parents. First, a sign of that letting another family, the second showing his willingness to take the girl to a new family. In order to perform the ceremony, buy icon (unless, of course, are not going to transfer to the younger one that the parents gave you). Most often used of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God and of Jesus Christ, although the Church does not provide specific regulations on this matter. You can choose the image of any Saint.
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If you are the bride's parents, you should bless a daughter before she goes to the Registrar. Try, that in the sacrament was not present strangers. If the blessing takes place on the wedding day, you will retire with the young guests.
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Take the icon so that the faces of the saints were directed to the young. Take care not to touch the icon with his bare hands to keep her put with the help of a towel–towels.
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Speak words of encouragement and crossed an icon of the bride, allowing her then to kiss the image. Repeat the same procedure for the groom. Then crossed both of her children, wanting them to create friendly, strong family, as befits a true Christian. It is important that you say farewell was sincere, otherwise they will lose their power, or rather did not find it. Better abstain from the sacrament, not sure if its needed or not believe in God.
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If you are parents of the bridegroom, bless the young after they register their relationship. Before the wedding was celebrated in the house of her husband, now often in the Banquet hall, so you can perform the rite are not traditionally at the threshold of his home, and right in the restaurant. The main thing - not a place where turning to God, and how treated.
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Bless the young, and then invite them to taste of bread and salt, that is, submit a wedding loaf. After this is done, place the loaf on the table, and next to it an icon. When the holiday is over, the couple will take the way to your home in order to protect their family from adversity. And how their life pans out would depend not only on icons, but whether the husband and wife to follow parental counsel.

Advice 3: How to bless the marriage

Wedding is a happy day not only for bride and groom but also for their parents. I want young to live happily ever after. Blessing means in this situation very much. Young blessed, you agree with the choice of a son or daughter and wish them love and kindness. It is very important to observe the ancient rite.
How to bless the marriage
You will need
  • The Kazan icon of the Mother of God and Jesus Christ
  • Towels
Instruction
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If you marry the daughter, the blessing start you. Before the bride and groom will go to the Registrar, leave with them in the room where no guests.
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Take the towel. With it, take the icon of the Kazan mother of God. The image should be aimed at the young.
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Say daughter's parting words. A single form for this, and the words must be sincere. Tell her that I wish her love, happiness, many children, prosperity in the house, which she will establish and maintain with the chosen one. You let her go to a new home where she will be well and happy.
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Put way the sign of the cross and allow his daughter to kiss the icon.
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Similarly, bless the groom. Tell him parting words, put the sign of the cross and let me kiss the image.
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Tie the bride and groom hand towel and count the knots. How much will they — as many grandchildren and expect.
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On arrival from the Registrar's office in the house of the groom young bless his parents. They take into their family a wife and son. The groom's parents bless the young icon of Jesus Christ.
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Put icons on a festive table near the loaf. After the wedding feast they will carry a couple and put in a sacred corner in my apartment. These icons will become the keepers of their family home.
Note
Icons can not be taken with bare hands.

Before the blessing at the bride's home the groom must pass all the required tests, to buy the bride and give her a bouquet.

The groom's parents first, bless the son
Useful advice
Icons and towels can be bought in any Church. Often they are sold in special sets.

After the blessing on the towel young served bread and salt.

Advice 4: Blessing before a wedding

An old Russian tradition is getting the blessing of parents to marriage. Is a kind of ritual through which the older generation approve of the Union of the bride and groom.
Blessing before a wedding
Instruction
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Traditionally, the rite of blessing should be performed before registration of marriage and a ceremony of redemption. For example, it may be held on the eve of the day of the wedding or a few days before him. However, currently, this ritual sometimes becomes a part of the wedding program when already betrothed newlyweds met the parents and other guests, congratulations on the marriage and invited to the table. Decide in advance when to expect the blessing, to avoid confusion during the wedding.
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In the rite of blessing involved as the groom's parents and bride's parents. The father and mother of the groom get up close to each other in front of the son. Father while holding a icon with the image of Christ. According to the religious laws, the groom with the blessing kneels. The father and mother take turns baptize three son icon. The bridegroom then makes the sign of the cross and is applied to the face of Christ kissing the icon. In the same manner the ceremony was performed by the father and mother of the bride. Unlike the rite in this case is only used in the icon. This time it must be shown not Jesus Christ and the virgin Mary.
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The conclusion of Church marriage provides other phases, which must necessarily involve the parents of the bride and groom. For example, immediately after the engagement the young married in the Church. At this point, parents must wait behind the newlyweds. The mother and father of the groom get up closer to the son, and the parents of the bride - closer to daughter. Upon completion of the sacraments of the Church, the marriage of the groom's parents should go home and prepare for the meeting of the newlyweds.
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The groom's parents according to Orthodox traditions once again bless a new family after the wedding, inviting me to enter the house is already on the rights of the husband and wife. The father holds in his hands the icon of the virgin and the mother loaf with a quarter-liter bottle of salt. Young tear off a piece of bread, dipped in salt and feed each other. The father of the groom baptizes young icon, and the mother says: "Welcome! Bread and salt!" It is believed that this ritual will help to make the house "hospitable", that is, generous refreshments, and a young family is all in abundance. After the ceremony, the parents in turn hug and kiss on the cheek to the bride and groom and also tell them your wishes. In the old days after that guests as well as themselves to the bride and groom were invited to the table. Today, if the wedding celebrations are not held in the house, and in a special institution, the entire company can go there.
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