A vigil (from the Latin vigilia, meaning wakefulness) is a period of purposeful sleeplessness, an occasion for devotional watching, or an observance. The Tacuinum (sometimes Taccuinum) Sanitatis is a medieval handbook on wellness based on the Taqwin al‑sihha ar تقوين الصحة ("Tables John Pettie RA ( 17 March 1839 &ndash 21 February 1893) was a Scottish painter. Latin ( lingua Latīna, laˈtiːna is an Italic language, historically spoken in Latium and Ancient Rome.
It can also be the eve of a religious festival observed by staying awake as a devotional exercise or ritual devotions observed on the eve of a holy day , such as the Easter Vigil held on Holy Saturday. The Easter Vigil, also called the Paschal Vigil or the Great Vigil of Easter, is a service held in many Christian churches as the first official celebration Holy Saturday ( Latin: Sabbatum Sanctum) is the day after Good Friday. In the Eastern Orthodox Church an All-Night Vigil is held on the eves of Sundays and all major feasts during the liturgical year. The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second largest single Christian Communion in the world For the musical setting by Rachmaninoff, see All-Night Vigil (Rachmaninoff The All-night vigil is a service of the Eastern Orthodox The feast of the Resurrection of Jesus, called Pascha (Easter is the greatest of the feasts of the Eastern Orthodox Church. The liturgical year, also known as the Christian year, consists of the cycle of liturgical seasons in Christian churches which determines when
In Christianity, especially the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic traditions, a vigil is often held when someone is gravely ill or dying. Christianity ( Greek Χριστιανισμός from the word Xριστός ( Christ)is a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second largest single Christian Communion in the world Prayers are said and votives are often made. A votive deposit or votive offering is an object left in a Sacred place for Ritual purposes Vigils extend from eventual death to burial, ritualistically to pray for a loved one, but more practically so they are never alone.
In the Middle Ages, a squire on the night before his knighting ceremony was expected to take a cleansing bath, fast, make confession, and then hold an all-night vigil of prayer to God in the chapel, readying himself for his life as a knight. A ceremony is an activity infused with Ritual significance performed on a special occasion The confession of one's Sins is a religious practice important to many faiths e God is the principal or sole Deity in Religions and other belief systems that worship one deity. A chapel is a holy place or area of Worship for Christians, which may be attached to an institution such as a large church, a College, a He would dress in white, which was the symbol for purity.
When a Jew dies, a watch is kept over the body and Tehillim are recited constantly, until the burial service. PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ Psalms ( Hebrew: Tehilim, תהילים, or "praises" is a book of the Hebrew Bible (the Christian Old Testament) included