Our Lady of Perpetual Help Orthodox Icon - BlessedMart
Beautiful hand-painted icon "Our Lady of Perpetual Help". We take time and carefully photograph each icon. Please check out all photos! Size: 35cm x 28cm x 2.5cm (13.78″ x 11″ x 0.98″) Materials: egg tempera, gold leaf (23kt), lime wood panel with oak or walnut braces (slats) on the back Techniques: gilding, granare gratare (handmade engraving)
Excerpt from the Akathist to the Theotokos, the "Life-giving Spring"
Christ is risen! Truly He is risen! The Most-holy Theotokos, the "Life-giving Spring", who bears Christ, commemorated the Friday of Bright Week (source) Excerpt from the Akathist to the Theotokos, the "Life-giving Spring" Note: The following is an amateur translation from the Greek text, and as such, I request reviewing the translation before any public / liturgical use. Also note that the meter of this translation is not set to match the original music. Finally, please note that the Greek…