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How do Armenian feel about Mount Ararat?

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  • How do Armenian feel about Mount Ararat?

    Do modern Armenian still feel it very sacred place? Ancient symbol of your nation and people? Do wish for to be returned from Turkey? I would like know what you feel about the present situation?

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    Re: How do Armenian feel about Mount Ararat?

    Well sweetangessa since you started the topic, how do you feel about it?
    Positive vibes, positive taught

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    • #3
      Re: How do Armenian feel about Mount Ararat?

      Originally posted by PepsiAddict View Post
      Well sweetangessa since you started the topic, how do you feel about it?
      I am not an Armenian but I believe that one of the most special and important symbols and monument to Armenian people. It is such a sad and disgrace to see it under turk control when they do even care nor have any interest in It. Interest as having any importance to them or culture.

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      • #4
        Re: How do Armenian feel about Mount Ararat?

        For the last century, in almost every Armenian diaspora from Iran to Glendale CA you will see visuals of Mt. Ararat in Armenian homes .... institutions, business with the name Ararat ... not to mention the movie Ararat. It symbolizes us, Armenians.

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        • #5
          Re: How do Armenian feel about Mount Ararat?

          Ararat is the symbol of our nation.It is a spectacular sight to see it on a clear day from Yerevan.
          Hayastan or Bust.

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          • #6
            Re: How do Armenian feel about Mount Ararat?

            It is still special and holy for all Armenians; has been for over 4000 years.
            For the first time in more than 600 years, Armenia is free and independent, and we are therefore obligated
            to place our national interests ahead of our personal gains or aspirations.



            http://www.armenianhighland.com/main.html

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            • #7
              Re: How do Armenian feel about Mount Ararat?

              Ararat cognac
              Ararat restaurants
              Ararat Hotels
              Ararat Travel agencies
              Ararat football team
              Ararat shops
              Ararat factories
              Ararat brands
              Ararat first name
              etc.etc.

              I guess it must be a sacred name
              "Those who beat their swords into ploughshares will plough for those who didn't"

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              • #8
                Re: How do Armenian feel about Mount Ararat?

                I'm Armenian and consider Ararat as a sacred place. Every time people (foreigners I mean) hear I come from Armenia they always speak about Ararat. Mainly saying Ararat is a symbol of Christianity. Why is it in Muslim country? Well, I tell them the history in case they are not familiar with and I feel a heartache every time:-(

                There is a movie ''Voyage en Arménie'' or ''Journey to Armenia'' by Robert Guédiguian where this question is addressed.

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                  Re: How do Armenian feel about Mount Ararat?

                  We are the children and the people of Urartu (Ararat), we are Urartians, Sis and Masis are part of our genes.
                  Եւ մի տանիր զմեզ ի բորձութիւն
                  Այլ փրկեա ի չարէ:

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                    Re: How do Armenian feel about Mount Ararat?



                    Seal of the Armenian SSR



                    Coat of Arms of the Republic of Armenia

                    **************

                    As you can see from the two above images, Mt. Ararat is quite literally at the center of our hearts and what it means to be Armenian.
                    «Արթուն մնացէ'ք եւ աղօթք արէ'ք, որպէսզի փորձութեան մէջ չընկնէք:»

                    Մատթէոս 26:41

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