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Lord Jesus Christ - IS XS Pantokrator (id: 1)

This Icon of Jesus Christ called Pantokrator ("Almighty", "Ruler of all") is often found in Orthodox homes and churches. Here he is shown giving a blessing and holding a book (4 gospels) adorned with the cross, identifying Him as the Word of God.

Lord Jesus Christ - IS XS Pantokrator

Lord Jesus Christ - Holy face (id: 2)

This Icon of Jesus Christ called "Holy Face". It represents the icon not made with hands, but was imprinted by our Lord, Who pressed a simple cloth to His face, and sent it to Syrian king Abgar, to be healed.

Lord Jesus Christ  - Holy face

Theotokos Mother of our Lord - "Dechanska" (id: 3)

This is an icon of the Saint Mary holding Jesus Christ as a child. The icon was painted around 1335. She was the throne icon of iconostasis in monastery Decani.

Theotokos Mother of our Lord - Dechanska

Theotokos - Mother of our Lord - "the Three hands" (id: 4)

This is the "Three-Handed" Mother of God or Damascene Icon of the Mother of God, and it has an origin story. Original of this icon is located in Chilandar, and she Is miraculous. The third hand is a symbol of John of Damascus's healing hand which was unfairly cut off. He prayed in front of the Icon of Saint Mary and she made his hand whole once again. Saint John of Damascus in gratitude to the Theotokos for the miraculous healing of his right hand put on old icon the third hand in the lower left corner of the icon.

Theotokos - Mother of our Lord - the Three hands

Theotokos - Mother of our Lord - "Hilandarska" (id: 5)

This icon was inspired by Saint Mary from Hilandar. Hilandar Virgin Hodegetria was the throne icon in Hilandar.

Theotokos - Mother of our Lord - Hilandarska

Theotokos "Mother of our Lord" (id: 6)

This is an icon of the Saint Mary holding Jesus Christ as a child. The golden halo around their heads is a symbol of the divine light or holiness.

Theotokos Mother of our Lord

The Icon of Theotokos - Mother of our Lord - "Hilandarska" (id: 7)

This icon was inspired by Saint Mary from Hilandar. Hilandar Virgin Hodegetria was the throne icon in Hilandar. She was on the iconostasis of the old Nemanja's church on Mount Athos.

The Icon of Theotokos - Mother of our Lord - Hilandarska

Theotokos "Mother of our Lord" Seven swords (id: 8)

On this icon the Mother of God is presented itself, imbued with seven swords, three on the right side, three on the left, and the seventh is in the middle. This icon of the Holy Mother has long been known to everyone and it is very miraculous. But testimony about her unfortunately never existed, and is not known even where and when it has appeared.

Theotokos Mother of our Lord Seven swords

Theotokos "Mother of our Lord" Ohrid, Macedonia (id: 9)

This Icon of Saint Mary is located in Ohrid, Macedonia. It is very miraculous. Mother of God is holding Her son, our Savior, Jesus Christ. The halo around their heads is a symbol of the divine light or holiness.

Theotokos Mother of our Lord Ohrid, Macedonia

Theotokos "Mother of our Lord" deliverance from drunkenness (id: 10)

Beautiful Icon of Saint Mary and Her son Jesus Christ. In front of this Icon we pray to the Mother of God for help in healing and deliverance from drunkenness. Mother of God, raising Her purified hands, begs Her Son and God for all sinners to save them.

Theotokos Mother of our Lord deliverance from drunkenness

Saint Archangel Michael (id: 11)

This is the half-figure of Saint Archangel Michael. He is an angel with the rank of Archangel. He holds a scepter symbolizing power and wisdom. The name Michael in Hebrew signifies Who is like to God. The word archangel is derived from the Greek (arch angel, literally chief angel). The halo around His head is a symbol of the divine light or holiness.

Saint Archangel Michael

Saint Archangel Michael from Constantinople (id: 12)

This beautiful Icon of Saint Archangel Michael is located in Istanbul. He holds a sphere that symbolizes the whole universe. The name Michael in Hebrew signifies "Who is like to God". The word archangel is derived from the Greek (arch- + angel, literally chief angel). The halo around His head is a symbol of the divine light or holiness

Saint Archangel Michael from Constantinople

Saint Archangel Michael - from Hilandar (id: 13)

This is the Icon of Saint Archangel Michael and it's very knows because it's located in Hilandar. He is an angel with the rank of Archangel. He holds a scepter symbolizing power and wisdom. The name Michael in Hebrew signifies "Who is like to God". The word archangel is derived from the Greek (arch- + angel, literally chief angel). The halo around His head is a symbol of the divine light or holiness.

Saint Archangel Michael  - from Hilandar

White Angel (id: 14)

One of the most beautiful and renown works of Serbian medieval art is a fresco painting The White Angel, depicting an angel, sitting on an empty tomb of resurrected Jesus. This well-know fresco is located in the Mileseva monastery, Mironosnice na Hristovom grobu (Myrrhbearers on Christs Grave). It depicts the arrival of the myrrhbearers at the tomb of Christ on Sunday morning, after the events of the Crucifixion. Sitting on the stone is the Angel of the Lord all dressed in white chiton, whose myrrh-bearing arm shows the place of Christs resurrection, and his empty tomb. The halo around His head is a symbol of the divine light or holiness.

White Angel

Guardian Angel (id: 15)

This is the Icon of Guardian Angel. A guardian angel is an angel assigned by God at baptism to protect and guide a particular person. The Angels serve a person by the Lord�s assignment to guard his creature - a man. He holds a sphere symbolizing the human soul. The halo around His head is a symbol of the divine light or holiness.

Guardian Angel

Icon of Guardian Angel (id: 16)

This is the Icon of Guardian Angel. A guardian angel is an angel assigned by God at baptism to protect and guide a particular person. The Angels serve a person by the Lord�s assignment to guard his creature - a man. He holds a sphere symbolizing the human soul. The halo around His head is a symbol of the divine light or holiness.

Icon of Guardian Angel

Saint John the Baptist – Decani monastery (id: 17)

Beautiful Icon of John the Baptist located in monastery Decani, Serbia. He is one of the most important saints and he had that opportunity to baptize Jesus in Jordan river. He preached the coming of Jesus, he called on people to repent and turned them toward faith. He is dressed in fur because he had lived as a hermit in the wilderness. He holds in his hand a paper roll where is written: "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near".

Saint John the Baptist – Decani monastery

Icon of Saint John the Baptist – Decani monastery (id: 18)

Another beautiful Icon of John the Baptist located in monastery Decani, Serbia . He is one of the most important saints and he had that opportunity to baptize Jesus in Jordan river. He preached the coming of Jesus, he called on people to repent and turned them toward faith. He is dressed in fur because he had lived as a hermit in the wilderness. He holds in his hand a paper roll where is written: �Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near�.

Icon of Saint John the Baptist – Decani monastery

Saint John the Baptist - from Hilandar (id: 19)

Another beautiful Icon of John the Baptist located in monastery Chilandar. He is one of the most important saints and he had that opportunity to baptize Jesus in Jordan river. He preached the coming of Jesus, he called on people to repent and turned them toward faith. He is dressed in fur because he had lived as a hermit in the wilderness. He holds in his hand a paper roll where is written: "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near".

Saint John the Baptist - from Hilandar

Saint John the Baptist (id: 20)

This is the Icon of John the Baptist. He is one of the most important saints and he had that opportunity to baptize Jesus in Jordan river. He preached the coming of Jesus, he called on people to repent and turned them toward faith. He is dressed in fur because he had lived as a hermit in the wilderness. He holds in his hand a paper roll where is written: "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near".

Saint John the Baptist

Saint Peter the Apostle (id: 21)

This is the Icon of Saint Peter the Apostle. The Apostles were disciples and followers of Jesus Christ. Saint Peter was among the first Jews who have become disciples of Jesus Christ. He was a fisherman and with his brother Andrej decided to become a disciple of Jesus.

Saint Peter the Apostle

Saint Mark the Apostle (id: 22)

This is the Icon of Saint Mark the Apostle. The Apostles were disciples and followers of Jesus Christ. He was also evangelist and the author of the first Gospel. He holds Gospel, symbolizing that he is the Evangelist.

Saint Mark the Apostle

Saint Luke the Apostle (id: 23)

his is the Icon of Saint Luke the Apostle. He was one of the twelve apostles. The Apostles were disciples and followers of Jesus Christ. He also worked on frescoes and first painted icons of Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary and the Apostles Peter and Paul. These icons were an example to all subsequent icons, which is why St. Luke is considered the founder of Christian iconography.

Saint Luke the Apostle

Saint Matthew the Apostle (id: 24)

This is the Icon of Saint Matthew the Apostle. He was one of the twelve apostles. The Apostles were disciples and followers of Jesus Christ. Also, he was one of the four Evangelists, which can be seen as he is holding the Gospel. He was chosen by apostles to become one of them when Judas betrayed Jesus Christ.

Saint Matthew the Apostle

Saint Paul the Apostle (id: 25)

This is the Icon of Saint Paul the Apostle. The Apostles were disciples and followers of Jesus Christ. He died as a Christian and patiently endured torment with a strong faith in the Lord.

Saint Paul the Apostle

Saint Jacob the Apostle (id: 26)

This is the Icon of Saint Jacob the Apostle. He was one of the twelve apostles. The Apostles were disciples and followers of Jesus Christ. When Jesus Christ called on him to be his disciple (the Apostle) he left everything and followed Him with his brother John. He holds a paper roll, symbolizing epistles that he wrote and preached to people.

Saint  Jacob the Apostle

Saint Thomas the Apostle (id: 27)

This is the Icon of Saint Thomas the Apostle. He was one of the twelve apostles. The Apostles were disciples and followers of Jesus Christ. He is informally called doubting Thomas because he doubted Jesus' resurrection when first told, (in the Gospel of John), followed later by his confession of faith, 'My Lord and my God', on seeing Jesus' wounded body . He holds a paper roll, symbolizing epistles that he wrote and preached to people.

Saint Thomas the Apostle

Saint Philip the Apostle (id: 28)

This is the Icon of Saint Philip the Apostle. He was one of the twelve apostles. The Apostles were disciples and followers of Jesus Christ. He preached in Greece, Syria, and Phrygia. It was Philip who first introduces Nathanael (sometimes identified with Bartholomew) to Jesus. He holds a paper roll, symbolizing epistles that he wrote and preached to people.

Saint Philip the Apostle

Saint Andrew the Apostle (id: 29)

This is the Icon of Saint Andrew the Apostle. He was the first apostle of Jesus Christ, because of that he is also knows as a Andrew the First-called. The Apostles were disciples and followers of Jesus Christ. At first, he was disciple of St. John the Baptist, but when John pointed to the Lord Jesus, saying, 'Behold, the Lamb of God' Andrew left his first teacher and followed Christ. He holds a paper roll, symbolizing epistles that he wrote and preached to people.

Saint Andrew the Apostle

The Icon of Saint Matthew the Apostle (id: 30)

This is the Icon of Saint Matthew the Apostle. He was one of the twelve apostles. The Apostles were disciples and followers of Jesus Christ. Also, he was one of the four Evangelists. This icon represents the scene when St. Matthew writes the gospel. When Jesus Christ called on him to be his disciple (the Apostle) he left everything and followed Him.

The Icon of Saint Matthew the Apostle

Icon of Saint Apostles Peters chains (id: 31)

This is the icon of Veneration of the precious Chains of Saint Peter the Apostle. Peter was put into prison by King Herod, but the night before his trial an angel appeared to him, and told him to leave. Peter's chains fell off, and he followed the angel out of prison, thinking it was a vision. The prison doors opened of their own accord, and the angel led Peter into the city. This is a very respected icon.

Icon of Saint Apostles Peters chains

Saints Joachim and Anna (id: 32)

This is the icon of the holy and righteous Joachim and Anna who are the parents of the Saint Mary and the grandparents of Jesus Christ. They had been married for fifty years, and were barren. God sent the Archangel Gabriel to each of them, who gave them tidings of the birth of 'a daughter most blessed, by whom all the nations of the earth will be blessed, and through whom will come the salvation of the world'.Each promised to have their child raised in the Temple as a holy vessel of God. The archangel told St. Joachim to return home, where he would find his wife waiting for him in the city gate. St. Anna he told to wait at the gate. When they saw one another, they embraced, and this Icon represents that scene.

Saints Joachim and Anna

Beautiful Icon of Saint Archdeacon and Protomartyr Stephen (id: 33)

Beautiful Icon of Saint Stephen, who is the first Christian martyr. He wears a red cloak, the traditional iconic symbol of Christian martyrdom. With his left hand, Saint Stephen holds a golden container of incense which indicates his role as deacon together with his vestments. The image of the church held by Saint Stephen reminds us of his role in the beginning of the Christian Church. He is also knows as a Saint Stephen Protomartyr because he is the first Christian martyr.

Beautiful Icon of Saint Archdeacon and Protomartyr Stephen

Saint Archdeacon and Protomartyr Stephen (id: 34)

Beautiful Icon of Saint Stephen, who is the first Christian martyr. He wears a red cloak, the traditional iconic symbol of Christian martyrdom. With his left hand, Saint Stephen holds a golden container of incense which indicates his role as deacon together with his vestments. The image of the church held by Saint Stephen reminds us of his role in the beginning of the Christian Church. He is also knows as a Saint Stephen Protomartyr because he is the first Christian martyr.

Saint Archdeacon and Protomartyr Stephen

The icon of Saint George Martyr - Djurdjic (id: 35)

This is the icon of Saint George, at first he was a soldier in the Roman army who later became a Christian martyr. In his hands he carries a spear and a sword, and wears a breastplate symbolizing that he was a soldier. After statement that he was a Christian,he was killed in a very cruel way. They tortured him for days, and he was alive until he was not decapitated. The red cape represents the martyrdom of St George.St. George is one of the saints who is the most celebrated by the Orthodox Church.

The icon of Saint George Martyr - Djurdjic

Saint George Martyr - Djurdjic (id: 36)

This is the icon of Saint George, at first he was a soldier in the Roman army who later became a Christian martyr. In his hands he carries a spear and a sword, and wears a breastplate symbolizing that he was a soldier. After statement that he was a Christian,he was killed in a very cruel way. They tortured him for days, and he was alive until he was not decapitated. The red cape represents the martyrdom of St George.St. George is one of the saints who is the most celebrated by the Orthodox Church.

Saint George Martyr - Djurdjic

Icon of Saint George Martyr - Djurdjic (id: 37)

This is the icon of Saint George, at first he was a soldier in the Roman army who later became a Christian martyr. In his hands he carries a spear and a sword, and wears a breastplate symbolizing that he was a soldier. After statement that he was a Christian,he was killed in a very cruel way. They tortured him for days, and he was alive until he was not decapitated. The red cape represents the martyrdom of St George.St. George is one of the saints who is the most celebrated by the Orthodox Church.

Icon of Saint George Martyr - Djurdjic

Saint George and the dragon (id: 38)

This icon of Saint George and the dragon is from Russia. This is the scene when Saint George appeared on a white horse, and with the words "In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit," he charged the dragon and struck him with his lance, while his horse trampled on him. Since the dragon symbolized evil, the image of George slaying the dragon is considered a symbol of a heathen country being converted to Christianity. The hand shown in the top corner blesses the scene and shows the help of God in slaying the dragon. The red cape represents the martyrdom of St George.He is one of the saints who is the most celebrated by the Orthodox Church.

Saint George and the dragon

The icon of Saint George and the dragon - Djurdjic (id: 39)

This icon of Saint George and the dragon is from Russia. This is the scene when Saint George appeared on a white horse, and with the words "In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit," he charged the dragon and struck him with his lance, while his horse trampled on him. Since the dragon symbolized evil, the image of George slaying the dragon is considered a symbol of a heathen country being converted to Christianity. The hand shown in the top corner blesses the scene and shows the help of God in slaying the dragon. The red cape represents the martyrdom of St George.He is one of the saints who is the most celebrated by the Orthodox Church.

The icon of  Saint George and the dragon - Djurdjic

Saint George and the dragon - Djurdjic (id: 40)

This icon of Saint George and the dragon is from Russia. This is the scene when Saint George appeared on a white horse, and with the words "In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit," he charged the dragon and struck him with his lance, while his horse trampled on him. Since the dragon symbolized evil, the image of George slaying the dragon is considered a symbol of a heathen country being converted to Christianity. The hand shown in the top corner blesses the scene and shows the help of God in slaying the dragon. The red cape represents the martyrdom of St George.He is one of the saints who is the most celebrated by the Orthodox Church.

Saint George and the dragon - Djurdjic

Saint Mina the Martyr (id: 41)

This icon of Saint Mina the Martyr who is a Christian saint and martyr from the 3rd century. During his youth he was a soldier. He left the military service and lived as a hermit. When he came to the city and began to preach Christianity,he soon was imprisoned and tortured. After a serious torment he was killed. The red cape represents the martyrdom of St Mina. In his hand he carries a spear symbolizing that he was a soldier.

Saint Mina the Martyr

The icon of Saint Mina the Martyr (id: 42)

This icon of Saint Mina the Martyr who is a Christian saint and martyr from the 3rd century. During his youth he was a soldier. He left the military service and lived as a hermit. When he came to the city and began to preach Christianity,he soon was imprisoned and tortured. After a serious torment he was killed. The red cape represents the martyrdom of St Mina. In his hand he carries a spear symbolizing that he was a soldier.

The icon of Saint Mina the Martyr

Saints Cosmas and Damian (id: 43)

This is the Icon of Saints Cosmas and Damian and it is very known as a miraculous Icon. These two saints were born brothers, originally from Rome, as children they were baptized and brought up in the Christian spirit. They had a great boon from God, to heal people and animals from every sickness and trouble. For his efforts did not seek any reward, only requested from the patient to believe in Jesus Christ. They hold the medical boxes in their hands and scalpel or spoon with which to dispense the medicine.

Saints Cosmas and Damian

The icon of Saints Cosmas and Damian (id: 44)

This is the Icon of Saints Cosmas and Damian and it is very known as a miraculous Icon. These two saints were born brothers, originally from Rome, as children they were baptized and brought up in the Christian spirit. They had a great boon from God, to heal people and animals from every sickness and trouble. For his efforts did not seek any reward, only requested from the patient to believe in Jesus Christ. They hold the medical boxes in their hands and scalpel or spoon with which to dispense the medicine.

The icon of Saints Cosmas and Damian

Saint Tsar Martyr Nicholas II (id: 45)

This is the Icon of Saint Nicholas Alexandrovich Romanov, who was the last reigning emperor (tsar, car) of Russia at the time of the Bolshevik Revolution. His entire family was killed in a cruel way and the church canonized them and they become saints. This icon is a bit more baroque style than Byzantine. He is painted as a Emperor with crown on his head and with imperial elements in his hands.

Saint Tsar Martyr Nicholas II

Saint Parasceva (Petka) of Rome the Martyr - Trnova Petka (id: 46)

This is the Icon of Saint Parasceva the Martyr. Her parents, Politea and Agathon, called her Parasceva, the Greek word for 'Friday', the day she was born. Throughout her life, she preached the Gospel and because of that she was put to the most cruel tortures. She holds a vessel with eyes reminding us on event when she was thrown into a vat of boiling oil and pitch by Emperor, and nothing happened to her but the Emperor remained blinded.

Saint Parasceva (Petka) of Rome the Martyr - Trnova Petka

Saint Greatmartyr Panteleimon (id: 47)

This is the icon of the holy, glorious and right-victorious Greatmartyr Panteleimon the Unmercenary Healer who was martyred under the reign of Emperor Maximian. The holy Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon is invoked in the Mystery of Anointing the Sick, at the Blessing of Water, and in the Prayers for the sick. His relics are very miraculous. He holds the medical boxes in his hand and scalpel or spoon with which to dispense the medicine. The red cape represents the martyrdom of St Panteleimon.

Saint Greatmartyr Panteleimon

Saint martyr Tryphon (id: 48)

This is the Icon of the Holy Martyr Tryphon who was from Lampsacus in Phrygia, and as a young man he tended geese. Being filled with the gifts of the Holy Spirit, he also healed sufferings and cast out demons. Saint Tryphon is one of the Holy Unmercenaries, and is also invoked for the protection of gardens from insects and pests.

Saint martyr Tryphon

The Icon of Saint martyr Tryphon (id: 49)

This is the Icon of the Holy Martyr Tryphon who was from Lampsacus in Phrygia, and as a young man he tended geese. Being filled with the gifts of the Holy Spirit, he also healed sufferings and cast out demons. Saint Tryphon is one of the Holy Unmercenaries, and is also invoked for the protection of gardens from insects and pests. The red cape represents the martyrdom of St Tryphon. He was very tortured and killed in the name of Jesus Christ.

The Icon of Saint martyr Tryphon

Saint Simeon the Myrrh-flowing (id: 50)

This is the Icon of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-flowing, in the world Stefan Nemanja, who was the founder of the most important Serbian dynasty - Nemanjici and later a monk, and saint from 12th century. He is the father of St. Sava of Serbia. He is called Myrrh-flowing because one year after his death holy oil seeped from his relics. It is written that this miracle didn't occur in the past three centuries. Even today his relics give forth a sweet smell. He holds his memorial church Studenica Monastery dedicated to the Theotokos.

Saint Simeon the Myrrh-flowing

Saint King Stephen of Decani (id: 51)

This is the Icon of Saint King Stephen of Decani who was the king of Serbia from 1321 to 1331. He is also known as Stephen Uros III. He holds his memorial church Decani Monastery dedicated to the Jesus Christ. He is painted with crown on his head symbolizing he was a king. The halo around his head is a symbol of the divine light or holiness.

Saint King Stephen of Decani

Saint Great Martyr Prince Lazar (id: 52)

This is the Icon of the holy, glorious and right-victorious Great Martyr Lazar, Prince of Serbia who was one of the Serbian noblemen who ruled the Serbian empire after the death of Emperor Dusan. He died for Christ's name. He is one of the most respected saint in Serbia. Saint Lazar, having been visited by an angel of God on the night before the battle against the Turkish powers, was offered a choice between an earthly or a Heavenly kingdom. This choice would result in a victory or defeat, respectively, at the coming Battle of Kosovo. Lazar, naturally, opted for the Heavenly kingdom, which will last 'forever and ever' (Perishable is earthly kingdom, but forever and ever is Kingdom of Heaven!) As a result, he perished on the battlefield. 'We die with Christ, to live forever', he told his soldiers. Soon after death Lazar was glorified. He holds his memorial church Ravanica Monastery.

Saint Great Martyr Prince Lazar

The Icon of Saint Sava (id: 53)

This is the Icon of Saint Sava, who was a Serbian prince, Orthodox monk and the first archbishop of the autocephalous Serbian Church. The (Orthodox) Temple of Saint Sava in Belgrade, Serbia is the largest Orthodox Church currently in use. The church is dedicated to St. Sava, founder of the Serbian church and an important figure in medieval Serbia. He is the patron saint of Serbian schools and schoolchildren. He holds a Gospel and is dressed in archbishop's clothes. He is also equal to the apostles- special title given to some saints.

The Icon of Saint Sava

Saint Sava (id: 54)

This is the Icon of Saint Sava, who was a Serbian prince, Orthodox monk and the first archbishop of the autocephalous Serbian Church. The (Orthodox) Temple of Saint Sava in Belgrade, Serbia is the largest Orthodox Church currently in use. The church is dedicated to St. Sava, founder of the Serbian church and an important figure in medieval Serbia. He is the patron saint of Serbian schools and schoolchildren. He holds a Gospel and is dressed in archbishop's clothes. He is also equal to the apostles- special title given to some saints.

Saint Sava

Saint Nicholas (id: 55)

Beautiful Icon of Saint Nicholas, also known as a Nicholas of Myra who was the archbishop of Myra in southern Asia Minor in the fourth century. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also called Nicholas the Wonderworker. He was very merciful and he always gave money to the poor. In his most famous exploit a poor man had three daughters but could not afford a proper dowry for them. This meant that they would remain unmarried and probably, in absence of any other possible employment, would have to become prostitutes. Even if they did not, unmarried maidens in those days would have been assumed as being a prostitute. Hearing of the girls' plight, Nicholas decided to help them, but being too modest to help the family in public (or to save them the humiliation of accepting charity), he went to the house under the cover of night and threw a purse filled with gold coins through the window opening into the house. He did the same for the other two daughters when it came their turn. The halo around his head is a symbol of the divine light or holiness. He is dressed in bishop�s clothes.

Saint Nicholas

Beautiful Icon of Saint Nicholas located in Hilandar (id: 56)

Beautiful Icon of Saint Nicholas located in Hilandar. He is also known as a Nicholas of Myra and he was the archbishop of Myra in southern Asia Minor in the fourth century. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also called Nicholas the Wonderworker. He was very merciful and he always gave money to the poor. In his most famous exploit, a poor man had three daughters but could not afford a proper dowry for them. This meant that they would remain unmarried and probably, in absence of any other possible employment, would have to become prostitutes. Even if they did not, unmarried maidens in those days would have been assumed as being a prostitute. Hearing of the girls' plight, Nicholas decided to help them, but being too modest to help the family in public (or to save them the humiliation of accepting charity), he went to the house under the cover of night and threw a purse filled with gold coins through the window opening into the house. He did the same for the other two daughters when it came their turn.

Beautiful Icon of Saint Nicholas located in Hilandar

Saint Nikolai Velimirovich of Ohrid and Zhicha (id: 57)

This is the Icon of Saint Nikolai Velimirovich of Ohrid and Zica, who was bishop of Ohrid and of Zica , an influential theological writer and a highly gifted orator, therefore also known as The New Chrysostom. The halo around his head is a symbol of the divine light or holiness. He holds a Gospel and is dressed in bishop�s clothes. He is listed among the 100 most prominent Serbs of all time.

Saint Nikolai Velimirovich of Ohrid and Zhicha

The Icon of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco (id: 58)

This is the Icon of Saint John (Maximovitch) of Shanghai and San Francisco, also called John (Maximovitch) the Wonderworker (1896-1966). He was a prominent Orthodox ascetic and hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. He was a pastor and spiritual father of high reputation and a reputed wonderworker to whom was attributed great powers of prophecy, clairvoyance and healing, and he is often referred to simply as 'St. John the Wonderworker'. Since he became a monk he had never sleep again, instead of that, he prayed all night long.

The Icon of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco

Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco (id: 59)

This is the Icon of Saint John (Maximovitch) of Shanghai and San Francisco, also called John (Maximovitch) the Wonderworker (1896-1966). He was a prominent Orthodox ascetic and hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. He was a pastor and spiritual father of high reputation and a reputed wonderworker to whom was attributed great powers of prophecy, clairvoyance and healing, and he is often referred to simply as 'St. John the Wonderworker'. Since he became a monk he had never sleep again, instead of that, he prayed all night long.

Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco

The Icon of Saint Basil of Ostrog (id: 60)

This is the Icon of Saint Basil of Ostrog who was the Serbian Orthodox Metropolitan of Zahum and Herzegovina. He died peacefully in the Lord on April 29, 1671, leaving behind his incorruptible relics, which are still uncorrupted and miracle-working to the present day. The miracles at the grave of St. Basil are without number. He is also knows as Basil of Ostrog and Tvrdos the Miracle-worker.

 The Icon of Saint Basil of Ostrog

Saint Basil of Ostrog (id: 61)

Another beautiful Icon of Saint Basil of Ostrog in front of monastery Ostrog which he had built by himself. He was the Serbian Orthodox Metropolitan of Zahum and Herzegovina. He died peacefully in the Lord on April 29, 1671, leaving behind his incorruptible relics, which are still uncorrupted and miracle-working to the present day. The miracles at the grave of St. Basil are without number. He is also knows as Basil of Ostrog and Tvrdos the Miracle-worker. The halo around his head is a symbol of the divine light or holiness. He holds a Gospel and is dressed in bishop's clothes.

Saint Basil of Ostrog

Saint John of Damascus (id: 62)

This is the Icon of Saint John of Damascus who was eminent theologian, one of the greatest poets of church, iconographer and determined protector of Icons. Icon 'Three-handed', or Tricheirousa was made by him. The third hand is a symbol of John of Damascus's healing hand which was unfairly cut off. He prayed in front of the Icon of Saint Mary and she made his hand whole once again. Saint John of Damascus in gratitude to the Theotokos for the miraculous healing of his right hand he attached a silver hand to the icon in the lower left corner of the icon.

Saint John of Damascus