(Greek. Monasterion hermitage), 1) form of org-tion of the community of monks living on a particular statute and observing religious vows; 2) a set of prayer, lived., Households. and others. buildings, fenced, usually wall. W. was the first DOS. in 1462 Cherdynsky Theological M. Bishop Jonah baptismal Permian Komis. Max. active process of M. was in the second half. XVI-XVII century. due to colonization.
Lv. M. arose traditional ways. Regular. ur series. MS is associated with dedicated activities fin. monks. Neck-rye of them chose us for future abodes. points located approx. Regular. Read more [...]
The concept of "hell" comes to us from ancient Slavic mythology and stuck in the era of Christianity. How were the creature before last century? Hell has horns, hooves and feathered. This creature appears to tempt a man to push him to the dirty deeds.Hell-known literary hero. In all colors, he appears in Dostoevsky's novel "The Brothers Karamazov." It features in the guise of human offend a brother Ivan Karamazov. And see whether the features of the modern Orthodox, truly and deeply religious monks.From the experience of monastic lifeIn Svyatoezersky convent Ivanovo Read more [...]
Tibet was and is for many of us of the civilization which we can not understand. Curiosity about this mysterious land is spurred by the fact that the Tibetan sages and monks look to the rest of the world through the eyes, which is guessed or indifference or arrogance. Claim that Tibetan lamas can "enter" in the body of the dead and live in this new state. Some lamas mysteriously able to keep after the death of the flesh with no signs of decomposition in two weeks. This is done so that the consciousness of his students had the opportunity to enter the body of a teacher and master all Read more [...]
on June 24. In the North of Thailand in Chiang Mai at the Buddhist temple was attacked by a swarm of bees, resulting in hospitals was 76 monks, 19 of them in serious condition, according to \"Bi-bi-si\".
Six monks are in a coma from low blood pressure.
Bees attacked the monks at that time, as they cleaned the temple grounds.
As stated by the Abbot of Wat Phra Ratcha Jatijajar, bees live in hives, which are stored in the temple, and earlier this behavior for them were not noticed. Still it remains unclear why the bees attacked the monks.
According to Thai media reports, in the time of the attack Read more [...]
Out-of-door Cartridge, October 1998InspriationCrystallise My PayloadSometimes you get yourself in the well-nigh predictable placesBy Pico Iyer I am session on a heights mound supra the cold passageways of Ganden Monastery in Tibet. The sky is a head-clearing blow of amytal, the day blustering. No voice comes up from the twist route far downstairs, and way, way consume among the mazeof confused walls, I can see most naught but a few garmented forms, sledding Read more [...]
June 24. In the north of Thailand in Chiang Mai province on Buddhist temple attacked a swarm of bees, resulting in hospitals were 76 monks, 19 of them in serious condition, according to "Bi-bi-si."
Six monks are in a coma with low blood pressure.
The bees attacked the monks while they were cleaning the temple grounds.
As the rector of Phra Ratchev Dzhetiyadzharn bees lived in hives that are kept in the temple before them such behavior is not seen. Up to now, it remains unclear why the bees attacked the monks.
According to Thai media reports, at the time of the attack the monks swept Read more [...]