In order not to live in darkness, turn on the switch of prayer so that the Divine Light may flood your soul. - Elder Porphyrios
Friday, March 8, 2013
Russian Mt Athos - Valaam - Α Step to the Skies Full video with English Subtitles
Published on Mar 6, 2013
This movie may serve as a really good introduction to Eastern Orthodoxy and spiritual life of Orthodox Christians. This movies is about life of Russian Orthodox monks on the islands of Valaam. This place always thought to be holy and that it was blessed by God for the monastic life. The Mount Athos of the North, the worthy of being called ''Great Laura'' -- (was called this after the ancient monastic dwelling) was founded by Saints Sergius and German, the Valaam Miracle Workers.