On July 24, the Armenian Church celebrated the Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ. He is better known by the name of Vardavar. In fact, Vardavar as a holiday comes from the pre-Christian period. Vardavar is dedicated to the cult of the goddess Asthik. It contains the cult of water and nature and was associated with the deities Nar and Asthik. By spraying water on each other, people supposedly get rid of both fear and diseases. They become long-livers. Vardavar water has supernatural properties. People believed that by doing so they provided themselves with evil and diseases.