Sadeh

Sadé or Sada (Persian: سده‎) Jashn-e Sada/Sadé (in Persian: جشن سده‎), also transliterated as Sadeh, is an ancient Iranian tradition celebrated 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 Iran. It was a festivity to honor fire and to defeat the forces of darkness, frost, and cold.

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Sadeh - History
... king of the mythological Peshdadian dynasty (Peshdad means to give the Law), established the Sadeh tradition ... we must admire it." According to religious beliefs, Jashn-e Sadeh recalls the importance of light, fire and energy light which comes from God is found in the hearts of his creatures ... During ancient times, Jashn-e Sadeh was celebrated by lighting fire ...
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