Сирни Заговезни- A Day of Forgiveness

Originally posted on When in Bulgaria:
Today on the 13th of March the Orthodox Church celebrate Sirni Zagovezni (Сирни Заговезни) a day of forgiveness. What does it mean? It literally means  Cheesfare Sunday or The Great Leant and this celebration always happens on the Sunday, 7 weeks before the Orthodox Easter. Its a way of celebrating the spring and its also…