(Persia Digest) - The religious ritual of Badarak was held in the Monastery of Saint Thaddeus in Chaldoran with the participation of more than 3,000 Armenians from Iran and the world.
The Eucharist religious ritual is held annually in the Monastery of Saint Thaddeus in Chaldoran with the participation of Armenians from Armenia, Syria, Lebanon, the Netherlands, France, Austria, Germany, Canada and other countries of the world, and is one of the seven holy ceremonies in all Christian denominations.
The Armenians of Iran and the world say prayers, sacrifice and baptize their children in this ritual, and the number of participants and their nationalities also varies.
Armenians believe that baptizing their children in the first church of Christ and the place of the martyrdom of his disciples is a blessing; followers also baptize their 15-20-year-old children here.
See photos of the ceremony below.
Photo: Tahereh Navid Arian / IRNA
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