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The miraculous icon of the Panagia Gerontissa, venerated in the Pantokratoros monastery on Mount Athos, Greece.

The miraculous icon of the Panagia Gerontissa, venerated in the Pantokratoros monastery on Mount Athos, Greece.

A Greek icon of Mary.

A Greek icon of Mary.

The pilgrimage church of the Panagia Evangelistria on the Greek island Tinos.
I want to wish all Orthodox followers of this blog a happy and blessed Easter: Χριστός ἀνέστη! Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη! Christ is Risen! Truly, He is Risen!

The pilgrimage church of the Panagia Evangelistria on the Greek island Tinos.

I want to wish all Orthodox followers of this blog a happy and blessed Easter: Χριστός ἀνέστη! Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη! Christ is Risen! Truly, He is Risen!

A Greek icon of the Mother of God of the Unfading Flower.

A Greek icon of the Mother of God of the Unfading Flower.

A Greek copy of the icon of the Mother of God, the Unfading Rose.

A Greek copy of the icon of the Mother of God, the Unfading Rose.

A 17th century Greek icon of the Panagia Trikoukkia.

A 17th century Greek icon of the Panagia Trikoukkia.

Άξιον εστίν
Panagia Axion Estin, or It is Truly Meet, is the name given to the icon of Mary before which, according to tradition, the hymn of Axion Estin was revealed.The original icon still stands on the high altar of the main church on Mount Athos, Greece.

Άξιον εστίν

Panagia Axion Estin, or It is Truly Meet, is the name given to the icon of Mary before which, according to tradition, the hymn of Axion Estin was revealed.

The original icon still stands on the high altar of the main church on Mount Athos, Greece.

The Iveron icon of the Mother of God Vratarnitsa (Dmitri Belyukin, 1997).

The Iveron icon of the Mother of God Vratarnitsa (Dmitri Belyukin, 1997).

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The icon of the Panagia Spiliani on the Greek island of Samos.

The icon of the Panagia Spiliani on the Greek island of Samos.

Christos Anesti!Due to a storm I was stuck on the Greek island Samos yesterday. This meant I could take part in the Orthodox Easter celebrations there, a truly amazing experience.I also visited the cave shrine of the Panagia Spiliani, where I took the above photo.

Christos Anesti!

Due to a storm I was stuck on the Greek island Samos yesterday. This meant I could take part in the Orthodox Easter celebrations there, a truly amazing experience.

I also visited the cave shrine of the Panagia Spiliani, where I took the above photo.

The icon of the Panagia Prousiotissa from Greece.

The icon of the Panagia Prousiotissa from Greece.

The Mother of God Galaktotrophousa, an engraving by Gabriel of Skopelos, Mount Athos, 1871.

The Mother of God Galaktotrophousa, an engraving by Gabriel of Skopelos, Mount Athos, 1871.

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Panagia Paleokastritsa

Panagia Paleokastritsa

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