The marac’h waki zoshe

After soon within ten or seven days of the spring festival has ended the marach waki zoshe festival takes place every year its only one day festival during this time significant activities are perform.

Taking goats to high pastures is allow after this festival and the is special pray and offers for the protection of goats and afety of shepherd in high pasture.

When the goats are about to be taken to the high pastures the prayer is offered, when the sacrifice “Ucal’k batya” is offered.
When they reach in the high pastures the offer offerings and this is called “saraz dyek” which means to put the branches of the tree called saraz in the fire. When this branch is burnt it gives out a good smell. In this custom this branch is accompanied by wheat grains or grapes or milk.


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