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Divine Liturgy and Vespers with the Kneeling Prayers of Holy Pentecost

Orthros (beginning with the Exapostilarion), the concelebrated Divine Liturgy, and Vespers of Pentecost with the Kneeling Prayers with the Primates of the Autocephalous Orthodox Churches at St. Menas Cathedral in Heraklion, Crete. The Holy and Great Council gathers in Crete June 19-26, 2016. For more information, visit www.holycouncil.org, the official site of the Holy and Great Council. The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what it is about With audio and video presentations. Attention... Feel free to comment where it is allowed, only on the post's contents !General comments about this site just for the purpose to leave a backlink wont be accepted and will be deleted... … Read entire article »

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The Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete – Part 1 of 5 Holy Trinity Orthodox Church Yonkers, NY

The Great Canon of St Andrew, Bishop of Crete, is the longest canon in all of the Orthodox services, and is associated with Great Lent, since the only times it is appointed to be read in church are the first four nights of Great Lent and at Matins for Thursday of the fifth week of Great Lent, when it is read in its entirety. This recording was done on March 13, 2013 with Bishop Michael and Fr. David Cowan serving at the service at Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church in Yonkers, NY. There are a total of 5 video segments due to the length of this service. It is our hope that you will listen and the beautiful words of the Cannon will guide you in your spiritual journey. There is … Read entire article »

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Holy Fire6

null The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what it is about With audio and video presentations. Attention... Feel free to comment where it is allowed, only on the post's contents !General comments about this site just for the purpose to leave a backlink wont be accepted and will be deleted... … Read entire article »

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A Few Minutes for Faith – The Mystery of Holy Chrismation

A Few Minutes for Faith – The Mystery of Holy Chrismation

Fr. Irineos explores the Mystery of Holy Chrismation, which follows Holy Baptism in Orthodox practice. This video explores the scriptural basis as well as the theological understanding of grace and the sacrament. Video Rating: / 5 Το συνεχιζόμενο επί 10 συναπτά έτη μαρτύριο του Εκδιωχθέντος Εγκλείστου Πατριάρχου Ειρηναίου του Α’ δεν έχει τελειωμό.Ως πότε η Ορθοδοξία άπασα θα παριστάνει πως δεν ακούει και δεν βλέπει??!!! Η Φωνή Βοώντος εν τη ερήμω όμως δεν σιωπά!! Video Rating: … Read entire article »

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Holy Basil ? Medicinal Benefits Of Tulasi

Holy Basil ? Medicinal Benefits Of Tulasi Tulsi has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine, a form of traditional medicine originating in India. Modern herbalists have begun to discuss holy basil as an adaptogen, a plant safe for general consumption that has a stabilizing effect on the body’s systems and a positive effect on overall health. The scientific research on tulsi is relatively young and much of it is not conclusive. Holy Basil tea promotes respiratory health in addition to helping the digestion and gastrointestinal tract. This tea leaves a person with a healthy liver function and could reduce tissue and cell damage from the suns rays, radiation and other forms of radiation. In Ayurvedic medicine, holy basil is known as the incomparable one. It is the most revered … Read entire article »

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The logic behind burning the holy Quran

The logic behind burning the holy Quran We Muslims believe that the present Bible is not the original one but it is very amazing that no body dares to disgrace it. Though it is debatable that whether the Quran proclaims changes in the text of the Bible or changes in the meanings of the Bible but still Muslims respect this changed Bible. Even our religious fanatics do not wish to burn the holy books of Christians, Jews, and Hindus. The Holy Quran on many occasions ordered the Muslims to respect the non-Muslims and their belongings. But it is a fact that religious extremism is at the peak in our region. However this religious extremism is political in nature. In our religious schools, it is taught to the students that Islam … Read entire article »

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Holy Land Jewelry

Holy Land Jewelry It is not essential to wait for a special occasion, like a birthday, an engagements party or a holyday, to give someone a present. You can give from your heart without looking for a special opportunity or an excuse. A gift from the holy land not only gives a blissful atmosphere, but also gives a feeling of calmness to life. A variety of holy land jewelry can fill that space perfectly. It is a beautiful reminder of the close person who gave it to you and its always with you, giving you that feeling of peace and it also decorates your appearance and makes you look good. Here is some of the Messianic jewelry: Silver Star of David this silver pendant can be on a necklace, a bracelet … Read entire article »

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Holy Land jewelry

Holy Land jewelry It is not essential to wait for a special occasion, like a birthday, an engagements party or a holyday, to give someone a present. You can give from your heart without looking for a special opportunity or an excuse. A gift from the holy land not only gives a blissful atmosphere, but also gives a feeling of calmness to life.    A variety of holy land jewelry can fill that space perfectly. It is a beautiful reminder of the close person who gave it to you and it’s always with you, giving you that feeling of peace and it also decorates your appearance and makes you look good.  Here is some of the Messianic jewelry:  Silver Star of David – this silver pendant can be on a necklace, a … Read entire article »

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Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church: Things You Need to Know

Father Matei Vulcanescu from the Church “Panaghia Odighitria” Metropolis Piraeus, Orthodox Church of Greece, answer to the question: What will be the effect of the “Holy and Great Council” to be held in Crete on the Orthodox Christians everywhere (if the Council approves the preliminary texts adopted by the Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches at Chambésy in January 2016)? First of all, the effect will be the distortion of the Church teaching in the mind of the Orthodox Christians, or better said the sealing of this already existing distortion. The Orthodox Christians are influenced today by a variety of relativist ideas; for the most part they ignore their own faith. Orthodoxy is not a relativist faith, but confesses that there are no truths other than Christ, … Read entire article »

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Importance of Kindness in the Holy Quran

Importance of Kindness in the Holy Quran The religion of Islam greatly encourages peace, love, kindness, and compassion. In the Holy Quran, there are several verses about these traits. Prohibition of racism in Islam The racism is strictly prohibited in the religion of Islam. The Holy Quran very successfully explains the reason of the creation of different races. Consider the following verse from the Holy Quran. “O mankind! We created you from a male and a female and made you into nations and tribes that you may know and honor each other (not that you should despise one another). Indeed the most honorable of you in the sight of God is the most righteous.” Chapter 49, Verse 13 The Holy Quran in this verse does not only tell … Read entire article »

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