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MIRACULOUS ICONS OF THEOTOKOS

Mount Athos is known as the "Garden of Virgin Mary". As the place where the Most Holy Theotokos is honored, as the place where she appears, acts and rests, as "the conceivable and most beautiful Paradise of Theotokos". According to the tradition, Mount Athos was given as a heritage to the Virgin Mary by the Lord himself: "Let this place be a heritage and its surroundings be Paradise, and a port of salvation for those who want to be saved".

Lady of Kazan

Lady of Kazan

    Tradition says that the icon of Virgin Mary of Kazan was a gift from the Patriarch of Constantinople Germanus II to the inhabitants o...

Virgin Mary of Passion

Virgin Mary of Passion

    The name of Virgin Mary comes from the anthem of the compline, the Night Prayer, \"Spotless, Uncorrupted, Untainted...\" composed by...

Lady of the Lilies

Lady of the Lilies

    The Virgin of the Lilies is called also Panagia Gravelotissa, because of the way in which the miraculous icon of Panagia (Virgin Mary...

Virgin Mary of Mount Athos

Virgin Mary of Mount Athos

   The Lady Theotokos was first revealed in Athos, to Saint Peter (655-681) and after four to five centuries, to the abbot of the Great Lavra,...

Virgin Mary of Roses

Virgin Mary of Roses

    The history of the icon of Virgin Mary \"Rose Amaranth\" begins around the year 1890 AD, according to the testimonies of the old inha...

Theotokos Soumela

Theotokos Soumela

    On Mount Mela of Trebizond, at an altitude of 1.063 meters, inside a cave was founded the monastery of Virgin Mary of Sumela in 386 A...

Theotokos the Joy of All

Theotokos the Joy of All

    The image of \'\'Joy of all\'\' was miraculously found in the village of Klotsky near St Petersburg, Russia, inside a small church. I...

Theotokos Prodromitissa - Holy Skete of the Forerunner

Theotokos Prodromitissa - Holy Skete of the Forerunner

    In the Roman Cloister of the Holy Prodromos of Mount Athos there is the miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary Precursor (Prodromitissa)....

Theotokos Pantanassa - Holy Monastery of Vatopedi

Theotokos Pantanassa - Holy Monastery of Vatopedi

The holy and miracle-working icon of the Virgin Mary was brought to the Vatopedi monastery by the blessed elder Joseph from Nea Skete. The first record...

Theotokos  Axion Esti

Theotokos Axion Esti

This miracle-working icon, which is today kept on the synthronon of the church of the Protaton in Karyes, was in the late 10th century in a kelli near K...

Virgin Mary Portaitissa - Holy Monastery Iviron

Virgin Mary Portaitissa - Holy Monastery Iviron

The most famous and most revered miraculus icon of the Theotokos which the Holy Mountain possesse was, in the 9th century in the reign of Theophilus the...

Theotokos Ktitorissa or Vimatarissa - Holy Monastery Vatopedi

Theotokos Ktitorissa or Vimatarissa - Holy Monastery Vatopedi

When on one occasion the Arabs raided the Monastery, the deacon-Monk and vematares  (the monk in charge of the sanctuary – vema – and, consequently...

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