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  • Most revered spiritual figures of Russia: Who are Startsy?

    Starec (стáрец), also known as elder or a spiritual father, is a holy man of Ortodox Christian monasticism whose wisdom comes from asceticism, wandering, seclusion and a mystical praying tradition of Hesychasm. Although prevalent in Russian Ortodox present day monasticism, […] More

  • Macedonian monasteries – Where peace and divinity merge into one

    Macedonia – The cultural history of Macedonia abounds with extraordinary, calm and merged-with-nature places. One of the most important parts of Macedonia’s cultural heritage and medieval art are the numerous monasteries scattered throughout the country. They are known for colorful […] More