Bulgarian Folklore Calendar
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Days ot the Week According to Bulgarians
Bulgarians are a peculiar people. The namedays tradition is just one example of of how rich and spiritual their folklore and everyday live has been throughout the years. As another example, we offer your the explanation of the days of the week, the way our ancestors have seen them:
Monday A working day. The ones born on this day will earn their living arduously and labor will be their fateful sign. It is recommended not to wear white clothes on Monday. Believed to be a male day.
Tuesday A difficult day. You must not begin anything on Tuesday. It is recommended not to wear red clothes on Tuesday. Believed to be a female day.
Wednesday A day good for any kind of business. Those born on this day are well-balanced, wise, and slow. It is lucky to wear blue or violet clothes on Wednesday. Believed to be a male day.
Thursday Those born on this day have luck in love and are good at arts. It is recommended to wear green clothes. Again, believed to be a male day.
Friday Good day for business. Those born on Friday are good at doing business and are very successful. Believed to be a female day.
Saturday The ones born on Saturday are considered to be "Satan’s children", they are devilishly dexterous and talented, enterprising and can handle everything. They have prophetic gifts. It is recommended to wear gray and black clothes for luck. Again, believed to be a female day.
Sunday A sunny day. The ones born on this day are destined for happiness and wealth. Fate helps them generously, especially if they wear orange and golden clothes.