How to paint Easter eggs

In the Orthodox tradition it is customary to paint Easter eggs on Maundy Thursday, three days before the celebration of Easter Sunday. For these purposes it is better to use safe and healthy natural dyes.

In the Orthodox tradition it is customary to paint Easter eggs on Maundy Thursday, three days before the celebration of Easter Sunday. For these purposes it is better to use safe and healthy natural dyes. According to church tradition, the tradition of giving and dyeing eggs for Easter dates back to Mary Magdalene. When she came to Rome to talk about the resurrection of Jesus Christ, she presented an egg to Emperor Tiberius with the words "Christ has Risen" upon it. Originally, Easter eggs were painted only in red, in memory of the Savior's sacrificial blood, shed for humanity.

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