The Holy Monastery of Xenofontos. (Greek Ξενοφώντος) is one of the twenty monasteries located on the peninsula of Mount Athos in northeastern Greece.
Even if the rules of iconography insist that the holy image depicted (the saints) should be with black hair and black eyes, however, from tradition and from visions, we are informed from the saints which saw the Mother of God that her hair texture resembles that of ripe wheat with blue eyes.
Mount Athos. Simonopetra Monastery, also Monastery of Simonos Petra (Greek: Μονή Σίμωνος Πέτρας), is an Eastern Orthodox monastery in the monastic state of Mount Athos in Greece.
Skete of Saint Demetrios.View of a typical monastic settlement on Mount Athos.It is hidden away in a dense forest, in a peaceful area conducive to prayer and spiritual development.
The New Skete, the cell and the tomb of Elder Joseph the Hesychast.New Skete on Mount Athos is one of two sketes attached to St. Paul’s Monastery. It is located between St. Paul’s Monastery and St. Anne’s Skete. The skete was founded in the 18th century.
What does the Bible say about Doctors.Give doctors the honor they deserve, for the Lord gave them their work to do. Their skill came from the Most High, and kings reward them for it.
Mount Athos feast of Mary Virgin the 25 of March.The Archangel Gabriel said to the Virgin Mary, “Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you; blessed are you amongst women.”Hidden meanings in the words of the Mother of God
Philokalia—which translates to “love of the beautiful” or “the love of what is good.Many believe that the Philokalia is a book written by Saint Nicodemus the Athonite. In fact, this book—as that understand of the book—does not actually exist.
Mount Athos Karyes the Kapital.Karyes has been the seat of the self-governing body of Mount Athos and the seat of the ‘protos’ since the 10th century. At that time the settlement comprised some small older monasteries and the residences of representatives of distant ones.
Mount Athos.Eternity cannot simply be an unchangeable substance, it cannot be like eternal self-sustaining law. Such eternity cannot be inexhaustible and creative.The fact that it is inexhaustible and creative comes from its interiority, which is one of a personal Existence.