Sadeh


Sadeh (Persian: سده‎‎ also transliterated as Sade), is an ancient Iranian festival that dates back to the first Persian Empire, Achaemenid Empire. Sadeh celebrates 50 days before Nowruz. Sadeh in Persian means “hundred” and refers to one hundred days and nights past the end of summer (or the beginning of long-winter known to start at the end of summer in ancient Iran). Sadeh is a mid winter festival that was celebrated with grandeur and magnificence in ancient Persia. It was a festivity to honor fire and to defeat the forces of darkness, frost, and cold. It’s a zarthosti festival 1000s of years old. Celebrated to date in Iran in full flair with fire worship, prayers and dance etc

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