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Orthodox Icon

Enhance your home decor with beautiful Orthodox icon ideas. Discover the perfect icons to add spiritual and artistic touch to your living space.
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The Icon of the Mother of God “Of the Sign”, depicts the Most Holy Theotokos with prayerfully uplifted hands, and the Divine Infant is at Her bosom in a mandorla (or sphere). This depiction of the Mother of God is regarded as one of the very first of Her iconographic images. In the…

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Patrick da Rosa
icon of christ the pantocrator Lord, Jesus Christ, Christ, Jesus Christ Images, Christ The King, Jesus Is Lord, Jesus, Jesus Pictures, Jesus Art

This icon of Christ the Pantocrator is a lacquered icon made in the lacquered icons workshop of St Elisabeth Convent. Materials: paper, wood, lacquer. This icon belongs to the academic (realistic) style. Jesus holds the scepter and the orb - symbols of royal power - and his right hand makes a blessing sign. The color of his garments is deeply meaningful, too. Blue is the color of heavenly depth and spirituality, red is the color of martyrdom and roya power. The combination of a blue cloak…

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renata kukla
THE ICON:TRUTH AND FABLES - Chapter 5 - Spiritual vision and the icon - mmekourdukova — ЖЖ God, Christ, Art, Christians, Faith, Painting, Orthodoxy, Catholic Art, Religious Art

Spiritual vision is considered, and not without reason, as a fundamental element of this phenomenon that we call the icon. Let us take a closer look at what this vision consists of, so as to avoid confusion and misunderstandings. I would start with a series of quotations from the well-known work of…

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Merna Liddawi
Orthodox Christian Icons, Orthodox Icons, Christian Life, Christian Ministry, Eastern Orthodox Church, Beautiful Morning Messages, In Icons, Russian Icons, Religious Art

By John Sanidopoulos The main reason Orthodox Iconography is more about imitation than innovation is to prevent heretical concepts from entering the Church, since heresy can just as much be depicted in icons as written in books and proclaimed from the pulpit. One such innovation in Orthodox Iconography that began in America is the depiction of the "Holy Family", showing Christ either in the arms of both St. Joseph and the Virgin Mary, or in the arms of St. Joseph alone. While such depictions…

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Maria Leemans

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