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JORNEY TO JERUSALEM / Pytuvane kym Jerusalim - Bulgarian film on DVD with SUBTITLES IN : English and Russian
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Hand Painted Gift Icon of Saint Saint Basil the Great / St. Vassiliy « Bulgarian Crafts & Art « Home

Hand Painted Gift Icon of Saint Saint Basil the Great / St. Vassiliy

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Hand Painted Gift Icon of Saint Saint Basil the Great / St. Vassiliy

Hand Painted Gift Icon of Saint Basil the Great, Christian icon Size: 12 x 16 cm New, hand painted icon. Made on dark stained wood, tempera painted. Saint Basil , one of Great church fathers, is holding a book, symbolizing knowledge and hinting at the rules of monastic life he has created. Saint Basil the Great was born is 329 in Cappadocia, Asia Minor in what is now known as Turkey. His name means 'kingly' and he did, in fact, come from a noble family. Both his parents, a grandmother and several of his siblings are honoured among the saints. After attending school and receiving and education befitting his station in life, he opened a school of oratory and became a lawyer. He became well known for his teaching and speaking abilities. His family did teach him that pride was a danger, because it takes our thoughts away from God Who gave us our talents and abilities, and makes us think that our success is only due to our own efforts. Pride makes us think that we are smart, or strong, or pretty all on our own without any help from anyone else, or from God Who made us. Saint Basil decided that his love for God was more important that his success as a speaker, so he sold all that he owned and became a monk. As a monk, he wrote a set of 'rules' for monastic life that are still used today, 1600 years later. He continued to teach, and speak. Only now all his efforts were for God's church, not for himself. It was because of this work for the Church, his speeches, and his great learning that we now call Saint Basil the Great a Doctor of the Church / Doctor ecclesiae. The icon is made in Bulgaria, according to orthodox painting traditions.
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