How to behave in the temple?

Today's weddings are increasingly tested in several stages: the wedding ceremony at the registry office, wedding ceremony in the church, a walk and a festive feast.

We are all civilized people know generalrules of conduct on the people, but not always we are faced with how to behave in church during the wedding. Hopefully, our summary of some of the rules facilitate your task and expand the knowledge of the rules of behavior in the temple.

  • Before you enter the temple need to bring their emotional and spiritual state in order. To enter the temple need to easily and spiritual joy.
  • To enter the temple need humility to get justified.
  • When looking at the icon, imagine that God himself is looking at you, be a blessing.
  • Upon entering the temple you must bow three times andsay: "O God, cleanse, and have mercy on me, a sinner", "God be merciful to me a sinner", "Holy Mother of God, save me, a sinner", "All the saints of God, pray for me a sinner."
  • In the church during the Divine Liturgy, the faithful are served a note on health and separately, for the repose of his relatives. The cost of candles and notes can be different.
  • By the candle should be treated with care. Do not be indignant, if put out minister recently delivered a candle, to light a candle of another parishioner. God saw your sacrifice.
  • Passing the gate of the temple and the king's gate, you must stop and cross himself.
  • Try not to be late for the start of service.
  • During the service, try, as little as possible to move around the temple.
  • Is applied to the icons, relics, it is necessary before and after the service, during the all-night service after anointing.
  • In the temple, as a rule, it is adopted.
  • It is necessary to follow the course of life, that your prayers are supportive of the prayer of the Church.
  • Watch out for children, to teach them to pray and reverence.
  • Do not judge the servants do not take up the congregation, not annoying.
  • Try to never go to the end of service.
  • Usually men are located in the temple on the right side, the left female.
  • On passing from the main door to the king's gate no one should be.
  • Women should be dressed modestly, without a bright make-up, in particular made-up lips, to leave no trace on the icon.
  • While in the main temple really immerse yourself in the atmosphere of God's presence, devotion, prayer, only the Lord will fulfill the desires of our heart.

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