Miraculous icons – Holy relics of the Holy monastery of Vatopedi

Fig. 80. 'Our Lady Paramythia'. Wall-painting from the chapel of this dedication in the katholikon, removed from the wall.

Georgios Mantzaridis

There are many miraculous icons and innumerable holy relics on the Holy Mountain; the greatest number of miraculous icons being those of Our Lady, the All-Holy Mother of God. In the Church of the Protaton one may see the icon called Axion estin; at the Monastery of Iveron, the Portaitissa; at the Monastery of Docheiariou, the Gorgoipekoos; at the Monastery of Chilandari, the Tricherousa; and there are others in other monasteries. But the greatest number of the miraculous icons of the Virgin is kept in the Holy Monastery of Vatopaidi: a) Our Lady Vematarissa or Ktitorissa, b) Our Lady Paramythia, c) Our Lady Esphagmeni, d) Our Lady Antiphonetria, e) Our Lady Eleovrytissa, f) Our Lady Pyrovoletheisa, and g) Our Lady Pantanassa. Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »