AxiosIconsIcon Antique St. Seraphim of Sarov, the Wonderworker 21x29 cm
  • Icon Antique St. Seraphim of Sarov, the Wonderworker 21x29 cm
  • Icon Antique St. Seraphim of Sarov, the Wonderworker 21x29 cm
  • Icon Antique St. Seraphim of Sarov, the Wonderworker 21x29 cm
  • Icon Antique St. Seraphim of Sarov, the Wonderworker 21x29 cm

Icon Antique St. Seraphim of Sarov, the Wonderworker 21x29 cm

Article: ПД001114

Price: 29

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St. Seraphim of Sarov - one of the most revered saints in the Orthodox Church. He was born in the city of Kursk in 1754 in the family of a wealthy merchant Isidor Moshnina. The boy was named Prokhorov.

At the age of 22 years, he made a pilgrimage to the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, where he was blessed with the venerable Dositheus bayou, which he predicted a further way of life - a monastic. Four years later, a young man entered the Sarov monastery as a novice of the desert. There began his monastic way.

When turned Prokhor 32 years old, he took a small schema with the name Seraphim became ierodyakonom. Yet seven years later he was ordained to the priesthood.

With around this Serafim period begins a special way of asceticism and seclusion. He lives in a single cell, a few kilometers from the monastery, there is only that which will produce its own, stands out at night and prays a lot, as much as possible avoid contact with people.

To this period belongs his hard feat of pillar-dwelling when Saint Seraphim 1000 days praying on a large stone (as depicted on this icon). Later, to these complex tests, he added a vow of silence. This went on for many years, up until 1810. But then, returning to the monastery of his cell, Saint Seraphim of 15 years spent in seclusion. It was only after 1825, he was released a few years before his death from the gate and began to take a lot of visitors, which helped his great spiritual experience, advice and immeasurable love of Christ. As a visitor, it is seen as nothing but words my joy!

Holy Father was visited by many famous people, including the king, Alexander the Great. He reposed in the Lord Seraphim January 2, 1833 while praying in his cell. Glorified among the saints during the reign of Nicholas II.

Beautiful wooden icon with the image formed in the canonical style antique. Production technique completely mimics the old icons. The front surface is covered with varnish. The frame is made of wood. Compact and easy to take with you on a journey, a pilgrimage, or add it to the home iconostasis. Each icon is packaged in a pretty envelope of burlap.

Material: natural wood, paint, varnish, lithography

Size: 21x29 cm

We can manufacture any canonical icon on your order: images of the Saviour, the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Saints or the Orthodox holidays. Price is not changed. It will depend on the size of the icons.

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