Advice 1: What icon to put the candle to pass the exam

The saints help in everything, including in such an important matter as the studies. Knowledge is the light. And the pursuit of knowledge, and getting good results, it is, of course, pleasing to God. About academic success and luck in the exam can and should ask the saints.

Academic success is charitable

How to put a candle for the success in the exam


There are some simple rules that must be followed in the Church when put a candle to any icon. Asking for help is better, not before the exam. The success is laid during the period of study, because in the Church, even prayers serve before the academic year of successful study.

Before you go to Church, you need to prepare a note to specify the names of saints to whom prayer is addressed and who will be the candle. In addition to the names of saints should include your name and names of family members, friends, relatives (baptized). All who care about your academic success.

Who put a candle for the success in the exam


A candle with a prayer for help in exams put saints Cyril and Methodius, and St. Sergius of Radonezh, equal to the apostles Prince Vladimir, the apostles Peter and Paul. Uses the experience of the lives of these saints, as they had the highest attitude to learning.

Saints Cyril and Methodius – two brothers who created the Slavic alphabet and translated into Slavic language the first book. Who better to assist in the exam.

St. Sergius of Radonezh, on the contrary, since the childhood was pious, but to the doctrine incapable. Was not given him to study. Until one day, after praying to God, he met the wise wanderer. Tasted Sergius of Radonezh from his communion bread and got extraordinary talent and zeal for teaching.

Equal to the apostles Prince Vladimir – the founder of Russia, after his baptism opened in Russia the first school.

Will help in studying Peter and Paul is the favorite assistants of Jesus, the enlightenment, and sages. King is the founder of the Byzantine Empire Constantine and wise Queen Helena, his mother. Extraordinary wisdom bestow the Holy GreatMartyress Catherine, who lived in the sixth century and possessed rare intelligence and abilities to the study of many Sciences.

But these saints, in turn, are mediators between God and asking. Why would God himself, the Son of God and virgin do not ask for help. Put the candles to the icon of Jesus Christ, His Crucifixion, or the Big Cross in any Church you can find. Then to the icon of the blessed virgin Mary with the Baby in her arms. And my Holy patron Saint, after whom baptized. And after that Holy directly help the school to ask.

Do not have to put candles all in a row. You need to choose the Holy, which all of us want to pray and heard his soul to obratitsja to him asking for help.

Advice 2: How to light a candle in the Church

One of the commandments of the Savior, Moses was to light a lamp with seven candles at each service. The reflection of the candle flame symbolizes divine light, driving away the darkness of ignorance. The lit candle represents repentance and willingness to serve the Lord, love for him and the saints.
How to light a candle in the Church
The tradition to put in the temple candles - the ancient custom filled with divine meaning.


The main rules




The first thing to know: the candle is a small voluntary sacrifice, to acquire and set the icons it needs with an open heart, sincere faith, pure thoughts. Only then the prayer, whether it is said in the Scripture or in your own words, be heard and help will come.

Going to the icon and the candle, need to cross twice with a bow, light a candle and put it in a separate cell of the candlestick. Then follows the prayer to the Holy face contact, again after this sign of the cross with a bow. Candles are placed before images of the Savior, His Mother and other saints to whom they pray.

Come to Church better before the service, to later do not disturb and do not distract other parishioners. To burn the candle you need only from other candles is prohibited the use of matches, lighters, and bring the candles with you. They must be purchased in the temple.

It happens that in the candlestick there are no empty seats, in any case can not be put together two candles. You need to put them in a special box, clergy Relight them after when I'm free of the cell.

Candles are not only from asking, but thanks for the help in something. If the beginning of the services failed to have time to put the plugs need to wait for its completion and then refer to the Holy Ghost, the Lord and mother of God.

Public holidays in churches and temples a lot of people, it's not always possible to personally come to the candlestick. In this case, you can pass a candle to other parishioners and to specify the place where to put it, by sending after the prayer mentally, and crossed himself.


Prayers for the health and for the repose




Praying for the health and well-being for yourself and your family, you should call in prayer the Holy name, the icon who put candles.

For all souls in churches are kononnya tables, usually in the left side of the Church, before the image of the cross. This table can be recognized by a rectangular candlestick with a Crucifix. First you need to put the food in baskets to Church commemorated the deceased with you, then approach the candle. Candles can be set for all or for each. Should be 2 times the sign of the cross, bow bow waist, fused hem a lit candle and put it in the candlestick. The candle needs to stand up straight. After reading the prayer, looking at the candle flame, you will remember the faces and speech of the dead, no need to hold back the tears. Before a leisurely departure from the Holy place should be the sign of the cross and bow once again.

The Church candles you can put in any candle holders, there are temples where there is no canonic tables and put candles in any candleholder, after all, is prayer.

It so happens that people unknowingly messed up the place and put candles for health kanuny on the table, or Vice versa. You do not need much on yourself for this – the Lord is alive.

Candles are placed in the following order: first put candles for the festive icon, which is located in the centre of the Church hall, then to the relics of St. if they are in the temple, then for the health, and for the peace.
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