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Lustration

 

magical religious rites which, in the minds of believers, protect against disease and other calamities.

Among many peoples supernatural cleansing power was ascribed especially to fire. It was a widespread practice to fumigate people, cattle, and dwellings with a torch lit from “live fire” (obtained by friction) and later, from candles lit in church on Thursday of Holy Week or during a wedding. The practice of lustration is also the source of the custom of jumping through fire during the night of Ivan-Kupala. The purifying effect was also ascribed to water, salt, and iron.

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