AxiosIconsIcon Antique St. Sergius of Radonezh 30x40 cm
  • Icon Antique St. Sergius of Radonezh 30x40 cm
  • Icon Antique St. Sergius of Radonezh 30x40 cm
  • Icon Antique St. Sergius of Radonezh 30x40 cm

Icon Antique St. Sergius of Radonezh 30x40 cm

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St. Sergius of Radonezh the Wonderworker - the greatest saint of the Orthodox Church, who founded many monasteries coenobite including the monastery of the Holy Trinity, which is now called Trinity-Sergius Lavra.

St. Sergius is considered to be the spiritual leader of the Golden Age of Holy Russia, a brilliant representative of Hesychasm (smart doing) and the founder of the monastic revival. Revered not only the Orthodox (including the Old Believers), but even Catholics and Uniates.

abbot of the Earth was born near the Russian Rostov Boyar with a noble family. Bartholomew's parents named him after one of the twelve apostles of Christ. From an early age the boy shows commitment to asceticism, adhering to fasting and abstinence, as well as showing zeal in the study of science and the teachings of the holy fathers.

Later, because of the Tatar invasions and the pressure of rival princes, Father Bartholomew, together with the whole family moved from the rich Rostov to Radonezh modest. From there, after the death of his parents, still quite young Bartholomew, who was not more than 20 years, he went along with his older brother Stefan to seek secluded places, there to build his cell and begin the monastic life. This is the place they found on the forest hill called Makovec. It was built keliya, and then a small wooden church, which was dedicated to the Holy Trinity. Thus was born the Trinity-Sergius Lavra.

Soon Stephan left his brother because of the harsh conditions of life in the wilderness, and went to the Monastery of the Epiphany in Moscow, and Bartholomew, and was received by abbot Mitrofan monastic vows under the name of Sergius. The future abbot of the Earth Russian at that time was no more than 23 years. Over time, a holy deed Sergius began to bear fruit. Beside him began to settle other brothers, hungry for salvation, and the monastic life. Despite the difficulties, hunger and deprivation, the monastic community grew and matured.

Over time, St. Sergius founded several monasteries, where he staged his disciples abbots. Those, in turn, became the founders of no less than forty monasteries, and their receivers founded fifty monasteries. Most of the students of St. Sergius Church was glorified among the saints. This fact only approximately reflect the enormous impact of St. Sergius of the spiritual blossoming in Russia.

In addition, the St. Sergius for the first time in a long time of the Tatar domination over Russia managed to unite the warring princes in the Union and to oppose the forces of Khan Mamai led by Dmitry Donskoy, which later would be called a collector of Russian lands.

The veneration of St. Sergius of Radonezh began immediately after his death. At the moment, his imperishable relics rest in the Trinity-Sergius Lavra.

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.

Material: natural wood, paint, varnish, lithography

Size: 30x40 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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