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The sound of silence: An altar in the church in Pyrgos Dirou, on the Mani Peninsula in the Peloponnese.

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Generally, icons of the Theotokos show her holding her Son.  In this rare icon, Theotokos is shown without Christ.

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Generally, in the Orthodox Christian tradition, icons of the Theotokos show her holding her Son, our Lord Jesus Christ. She is the Mother of God, and so it is right to represent her as a Mother...

MYSTAGOGY: The Respect Bees Have For Holy Icons [This is AMAZING.]

The Respect Bees Have For Holy Icons

By Monk Simon In the region of Kapandriti near Athens, a wonderful thing happens. Ten years ago, a devout beekeeper named Isidoros Ţimi...

Saint George. Orthodox icon

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Do not say: "I have sinned much, and therefore I am not bold enough to fall down before God." Do not despair. Simply do not increase your sins in despair and, with the help of the All-merciful One,...

Theotokos of the Seven Arrows is the strongest icon in the home protection and every room, as well as protects your family from enemy, evil eye and suffering. If you pray for your enemies before it, their hostile thoughts will depart, replaced by the nobler sentiment of mercy. Its need to take with you on important matters. $22

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Theotokos of the Seven Arrows is the strongest icon in the home protection and every room, as well as protects your family from enemy, evil eye and suffering. If you pray for your enemies before it, their hostile thoughts will depart, replaced by the nobler sentiment of mercy. Its need to take with you on important matters. $22

A ceramic Byzantine bread stamp, 500-900, which, when pressed into a loaf of dough, would leave the mark 'Jesus Christ Victorious'; it would hav been used to make the consecrated bread of the Eucharist. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Bread Stamp | Byzantine | The Met

When pressed into a loaf of uncooked bread, the stamp would have left the mark “Jesus Christ Victorious.” Bread identified by such stamps was used for the consecrated bread in the Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

Jesus calming the storm [He replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm. (Matthew 8:26)]

Jesus calming the storm [He replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm. (Matthew 8:26)]

St. Euphrosynos the Cook is the patron saint of cooks and chefs.

Something No Orthodox Christian Kitchen Should Be Without

It is said that there are two things most Greek cooks do not go anywhere without: a knife and an icon of St. Euphrosynos. For Orthodox Christians, St. Euphrosynos the Cook is the patron saint of cooks and chefs. This being the case, it is traditional for Orthodox Christians to have in their kitchens an icon of St. Euphrosynos. Those unaware of St. Euphrosynos typically follow the western practice of hanging a Leonardo DaVinci inspired "Last Supper" icon. For Orthodox, however, the depiction…

St. Fanourios, Greek Orthodox Saint that intercedes for us when we lose things. His name is from the Greek word fanerono which means "I Reveal". <3

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Religious icon of Saint John the forerunner, bird of desert.

Religious_icon_art - Συνθέσεις - Feast icons

Ορθόδοξες ζωγραφισμένες εικόνες Βυζαντινής - Επτανησιακής - Ρώσικης τεχνοτροπίας και τοιχογραφίες σύμφωνα με τους παραδοσιακούς κανόνες της Ορθόδοξης Αγιογραφίας . Στιλβωτό - κολλητό χρύσωμα ,τσουκάνικα φωτοστέφανα , τοιχογραφίες ιερών ναών

Kollyva icon made with colored sugar.

Kollyva icon made with colored sugar.