Category Archives: ASIA

Pastoral Trips to Vietnam

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ORTHODOX HEART SITES

VIETNAM OF MY HEART

Pastoral Trips to Vietnam

Source:

https://orthodoxmissions.wordpress.com

https://orthodoxmissions.wordpress.com/2009/11/11/pastoral-trips-to-vietnam/

ORTHODOX MISSIONS

TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH

With the blessing of Archbishop Benjamin of Vladivostok and the Primorsky area, a delegation of the Vladivostor Diocese will be in the Republic of Vietnam with a pastoral visit from 31 October to 14.

It will be headed by Archpriest Sergiy Yakutov, dean of the central diocesan district. Visits are planned to the city of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Vung Tau and Kamran, reports the Diocesan website.

“On November 4, the day of the commemoration of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, we will have a festal divine service in honor of the parish patronal feast in the town of Vung Tau; this is perhaps the main goal of our regular pastoral visits to Vietnam,” stated Archpriest Sergiy on the eve of his departure.

In addition to divine services, there are plans for familiarization tours and formal meetings, including one with the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Russia in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam A. Kovtun.

Source: Orthodoxy in China
An article about the first pastoral visit and liturgy in Vietnam in March 2009 can be found here.
Also, I think that the picture above is from the first pastoral visit in March.

Athanasius Yoo, M.D., B.D., Korea: Why I Became An Eastern Orthodox Christian

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KOREA OF MY HEART

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Athanasius Yoo, M.D., B.D., Korea:

Why I Became An Eastern Orthodox Christian

Source:

http://journeytoorthodoxy.comHERE

JOURNEY TO ORTHODOXY

My long pilgrimage to the Mother Church has been completed. As I think back over the long road of this pilgrimage, I become filled with deep emotion. For by the grace of God, I, a stray sheep, have found the lovely bosom of the Good Shepherd, the true body of Christ, – the One, Holy Catholic, and Apostolic Church. Therefore, it is my Continue reading Athanasius Yoo, M.D., B.D., Korea: Why I Became An Eastern Orthodox Christian

Fear knocked, faith answered, and no one was there! (Anonymous)

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EX 2×2 LETTERS FROM GREECE

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Fear knocked, faith answered, and no one was there! (Anonymous)

Saint Paisios of Mount Athos in Greece (+1994) & the young George the Tibetan Buddhist monk

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SAINTS OF MY HEART

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Saint Paisios of Mount Athos in Greece (+1994)

& the young George the Tibetan Buddhist monk

Source:

http://www.orthodoxpath.org

http://www.orthodoxpath.org/saints-and-elders-witnesses/elder-paisios-young-george-far-east/

ORTHODOX PATH

George, a young man of sixteen or seventeen, came to Mount Athos in Greece to go from one monastery to another. Though Greek by blood, he had been raised abroad from early childhood among Tibetan Buddhist monks in their monastery. He had made a great deal of progress in meditation, and he had become an accomplished sorcerer, able to summon any demon he wanted. He was also an expert in the martial arts. Using the power of Satan, he Continue reading Saint Paisios of Mount Athos in Greece (+1994) & the young George the Tibetan Buddhist monk

Link: Pilipinas ng aking puso – Simbahang Ortodokso Ng Silangan ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Filipino

Tinuy-an_Falls,_Bislig_City,_Philippines

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Pilipinas ng aking puso

Simbahang Ortodokso Ng Silangan

СО­БОР СВЯ­ТЫХ СЕ­МИ­ДЕ­СЯ­ТИ АПО­СТО­ЛОВ ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Russian

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RUSSIA OF MY HEART

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СО­БОР СВЯ­ТЫХ СЕ­МИ­ДЕ­СЯ­ТИ АПО­СТО­ЛОВ

Со­бор свя­тых се­ми­де­ся­ти апо­сто­лов был уста­нов­лен Пра­во­слав­ной Цер­ко­вью для то­го, чтобы по­ка­зать рав­но­че­стие каж­до­го из се­ми­де­ся­ти и тем са­мым предот­вра­тить раз­но­гла­сия в по­чи­та­нии их. Они бы­ли из­бра­ны Гос­по­дом Иису­сом Хри­стом, чтобы бла­го­вест­во­вать Еван­ге­лие Continue reading СО­БОР СВЯ­ТЫХ СЕ­МИ­ДЕ­СЯ­ТИ АПО­СТО­ЛОВ ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Russian

The Thorny Path To God – An interview with Elena Skorokhodova — actress, film director, and playwright

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RUSSIA OF MY HEART

ATHEISTS MET ORTHODOXY

HEART MUSIC HEART

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Elena Skorokhova, Russia

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The Thorny Path To God

An interview with Elena Skorokhodova —

actress, film director, and playwright

Source:

http://journeytoorthodoxy.comHERE

JOURNEY TO ORTHODOXY

An accomplished actress on stage (sixteen years in the Pushkin Theatre, Moscow) and screen, Elena Skorokhodova is also a director, writer, and author of plays, including the prizewinning, Don’t Throw Ashes on the Floor. Her creative talent has led her to an acute perception of the unfolding drama of individuals along her life’s path, and the fate of her country.

–Elena, tell us about how you came to faith in God?

–I would have to tell you my entire life story in order for it to make sense. I was born in an atheistic soviet family. By the way, that atheism was superficial. We believed in goodness and justice, as something that goes without saying. No one ever looked deeper into the source of this belief in our souls.

A true atheist is a terrible being, deprived of morality, and obsessed with no more than his Continue reading The Thorny Path To God – An interview with Elena Skorokhodova — actress, film director, and playwright

LINK: ORTHODOX CITY HERMIT

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IRELAND OF MY HEART

IRELAND & BRITISH ISLES

GREAT BRITAIN OF MY HEART

REJOICE CELTIC SAINTS

SMILE OF IRELAND

PAINTING LEAVES

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http://orthodoxcityhermit.com

Orthodox City Hermit

Christian Insights on Culture, Art, Literature

LINK: SAINT MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL ORTHODOX MISSION IN SARGODHA, PAKISTAN (ROCOR)

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LINKS JOURNEY

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Pakistan

https://archangelmichaelmission.wordpress.com

Saint Michael the Archangel

Orthodox Mission in Sargodha, Pakistan (ROCOR)

Sargodha, Pakistan – St.Sergius Orthodox Church

The Reverend Joseph Farooq
Rector
Sargodha, Punjab
Email: fr.joseph.rocpk@gmail.com

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940年中國的文章和視頻 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* 940 Chinese Articles & Videos

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TAIWAN & HONG KONG OF MY HEART

我的心臟台灣和香港

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940年中國的文章和視頻 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* 940 Chinese Articles & Videos

台灣基督東正教會 The Orthodox Church in Taiwan

台北基隆河道.鳥瞰.夜間光影

Dji Phantom 3 Taipei Night video 4k版

THE NEW VISION TAIWAN 4K VIDEO 004 墾丁

http://theological.asia

110年中國的文章和視頻 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* 110 Chinese Articles & Videos

120年中國的文章和視頻 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* 120 Chinese Articles & Videos

130年中國的文章和視頻 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* 130 Chinese Articles & Videos

140年中國的文章和視頻 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* 140 Chinese Articles & Videos

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30年中國的文章和視頻 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* 30 Chinese Articles & Videos

40年中國的文章和視頻 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* 40 Chinese Articles & Videos

50年中國的文章和視頻 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* 50 Chinese Articles & Videos

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90年中國的文章和視頻 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* 90 Chinese Articles & Videos

The new vision Taiwan 4K video – 3  六十石山

台灣 The new vision Taiwan 4K video – 2

台灣 The new vision Taiwan 4K video – 1 空拍初體驗

黏上台東 TimeLapse of Taitung, Taiwan

伯朗大道 4K 空拍 Taiwan

丹尼爾空中攝影(空拍) 看見台東, 台灣

See a extremely different view

Taitung from above, Taiwan

台灣 4K Sony RX100 IV Underwater Green Island Taiwan

台灣 Taiwan Ocean 4k

THE NEW VISION TAIWAN 4K VIDEO 5 秋の序曲 · Remembrance

台灣 Beautiful Taiwan

日本の正教会 – ORTHODOX CHURCH OF JAPAN – Japanese

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JAPAN OF MY HEART

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日本の正教会

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日本の聖ニコラス、+1912

正教会の信仰は、天皇の分野で日本の聖ニコラス(修道院のニコライにおけるイワンDmitrievicカサトキン1836年から1912年)を通過した。1861年、彼は北海道日本の島にHakadateのロシア領事館の司祭として来た。日本は軍事知事、将軍によって支配その時だった。彼らは、16世紀ポルトガルのイエズス会による最初のキリスト教の宣教師の成功の後、持っていた 世紀、キリスト教の信仰1614-1873の職業は禁止。それ以来、すべての日本のキリスト教徒は、過酷な迫害と弾圧にさらされた。それにもかかわらず、日本の長期Kakureのキリシタン(=秘密キリスト教徒)によって参照された地下で観測キリスト教のコミュニティを、散乱。このような状況にもかかわらず、日本人はHakadateに礼拝堂正教会サービスに参加しました。1864年、日本初の正統派の洗礼を受けた。離れて彼の家にいくつかの簡単なの訪問から、日本で1904年から1905年に日露戦争時にもそう、彼の人生のセントニコラスだった。これは、全国の1861から正統派の信仰を広め、日本正教会も献堂最初の司教だった。1863年にHkadateの司教は、首都東京に移動しました。そこに、復活大聖堂は1891年に献堂された、1884年に建てられました。セントニコラスは、彼の群れの、常に継続的な宣教師の熱意を成長させる特別な例示的な方法の羊飼いに充填した。1886年に1万人以上の正統派キリスト教徒のために日本にいた。でも、彼の非キリスト教の仲間の市民に、彼は高い評価を楽しんだ。このように、いわゆる「ニコラスの家」を意味広く正教会ニコライ-DO。セントニコラスは、言語のために良い感触を持っていたし、非常に高度なレベルで日本語を勉強。そこで彼は、Triodion、Pentekostarion、季節の礼拝、詩篇と日本への教会の賛美歌の本を空腹時、新約聖書を翻訳し、正統派の信仰の彼の忠実な深いrootednessの基礎を作成しました。1970聖ニコラス聖人の多数はカウントを埋葬し、「対等の使徒」の称号を持つ昇る太陽の国で彼の布教活動のために授与されました。

復活大聖堂·イン·東京

東京で復活大聖堂

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京都御所市内の正教会

日本での自治正教会は3教区に分かれています。東京大司教区は、東京の第一教主、メトロポリタンダニエル(Nushiro)によって、日本全体で向かっている。彼は仙台東日本教区と京都で西日本の教区の司教によって補助される。それは、正統派の神学校や東京の小さな修道院をexestiert。聖ニコラス立っの伝統では、日本の正教会、新約聖書と詩篇、および多くの本は典礼使用するためのもので、正統派の信仰に忠実を指示する。セミナーでは、正教会の新聞「聖教時報」と正統派の本の大部分は公開され、印刷されます。今日、日本正教会は、すべて日本のキリスト教徒の約3%である約30,000の信者を持っています。北の島、北海道で最もであるそのうちの約150正教会の教会を管理する30司祭と助祭5。

ビショップ·セラフィム·オブ·仙台付き - 聖職者 - 彼の大聖堂

彼の大聖堂の聖職者と仙台司教セラフィム

·オール開始 - - 古いロシアの教会·イン·函館·ツー·北海道

それはすべてが始まった北海道での函館の古いロシア教会

ソース Source:

Wikipedia

视频: 神存在嗎?DOES GOD EXIST? (台灣基督東正教會) – English & Chinese video

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TAIWAN & HONG KONG OF MY HEART

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神存在嗎?Does God exist? (台灣基督東正教會)

台灣基督東正教會隸屬於普世宗主教聖統香港及東南亞教區
主教為黎大略都主教,台灣由李亮神父牧養來自世界各國的教友

李亮神父 Fr. Jonah
來自東正教會希臘聖山(Mt. Athos)Gregoriou Monastery修院,
身為修士們的屬靈父親(spiritual father),
於修院中實踐心禱,鑽研希臘原文聖經十多年。
來臺後於各神學院教導東正教神學、聖經希臘原文等課程,
其屬靈父親為已故希臘知名靈修導師 Elder Porphyrios。

心禱 臉書粉絲專頁 http://www.facebook.com/prayforyou
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YouTube頻道 https://www.youtube.com/user/asianORTHODOX

来源:

http://theological.asia

台灣基督東正教會

The Orthodox Church in Taiwan

ORTHODOXIE IN ALLER WELT – German

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ITALY OF MY HEART

AMERICA OF MY HEART

LATIN AMERICA OF MY HEART

EDELWEISS OF MY HEART

JAPAN OF MY HEART

500px_DSC5758_64_17_1-4s-copiaOrthodoxie in aller Welt

Die Orthodoxe Kirche in Finnland

 

Die Orthodoxie in Italien

  

Die orthodoxen Gläubigen in Japan bitten uns um unsere Gebete

 

Die orthodoxe Kirche in Japan

 

Die orthodoxe Kirchengemeinde zur Allerheiligsten Dreifaltigkeit in Lima

 

Die Orthodoxe Kirche auf Madagaskar

 

Die Orthodoxe Kirche auf Kuba

Klaus Kenneth, Deutschland – Zwei Millionen Kilometer auf der Suche – Von Hippies, Atheismus, Buddhismus, Hinduismus und Protestantismus zur Orthodoxie – German video

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EDELWEISS OF MY HEART

ATHEISTS MET Orthodoxy

HIPPIES MET Orthodoxy

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Klaus Kenneth, Germany

Two million kilometers in search

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From hippies, atheism, Buddhism, Hinduism

and Protestantism to Orthodoxy

Twelve years drew the Swiss publicist Klaus Kenneth in search of spirituality, peace and love through Europe, Asia and South America. The road was dangerous and full of disappointments, hate, drugs and death. Empty and disappointed by philosophies, teachings and religions Kenneth returned, and found the truth in the Orthodox Church. His long journey towards a church he wrote in his life story, “two million kilometers in search” down.

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VALAAM, L’ÎLE DES MOINES – RUSSIE DE MON CŒUR – French

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FRANCE OF MY HEART

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Valaam, l’île des Moines – Russie de mon cœur

성경 – 현대인의성경 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* HOLY BIBLE IN KOREAN (KOREAN LIVING BIBLE)

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KOREA, TAIWAN & HONG KONG OF MY HEART

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성경 – 현대인의성경

Holy Bible in Korean (Korean Living Bible)

EASTER 1993, OPTINA MONASTERY, RUSSIA: IN MEMORY OF THE SLAIN MONKS – VIDEO

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In the memory of the slain monks

Easter 1993, Optina Monastery, Russia

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In the year 1993 the Orthodox world was shocked by a tragic event, which had happened in Optina Monastery, Russia: Three inhabitants of the monastery were brutally murdered on Easter night.

26 GREAT PHOTOS WITH ORTHODOX MONKS & ANIMALS!

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PAINTING LEAVES

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26 great photos with Orthodox monks & animals

Continue reading 26 GREAT PHOTOS WITH ORTHODOX MONKS & ANIMALS!

DAILY LIVES OF THE SAINTS – BY ORTHODOX CHURCH IN AMERICA – OCA

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SAINTS OF MY HEART

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http://oca.org/saints/lives

Daily Lives of the Saints

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Orthodox Church in America – OCA

LINK: 한국정교회대교구 – ORTHODOX METROPOLIS OF KOREA – Korean edision

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TAIWAN & HONG KONG OF MY HEART

HONG KONG & TAIWAN SMILE

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한국정교회대교구

Orthodox Metropolis of Korea

Korean Edision

VIDEO – DON’T EAT COOKIES FROM STRANGERS – FUNNY & CUTE KOREAN GIRL

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KOREA, TAIWAN & HONG KONG

OF

MY HEART

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Don’t Eat Cookies From Strangers – Funny Korean Girl

MAN OF GOD – LIFE OF SAINT JOHN MAXIMOVITCH OF SHANGHAI & SAN FRANCISCO (+1966) – ENGLISH & RUSSIAN VIDEO

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ST JOHN MAXIMOVITCH

AMERICA OF MY HEART

Sunset over Downtown Manhattan, NYC, USA Wolfgang Sulzer www.wolfgangsulzer.com View of Manhattan Skyline from Brooklyn. #cityscape #newyorkcity #skylineUnknown-2

Man of God – Life of Saint John Maximovitch of Shanghai & San Francisco

Fest Day July 2

中國 – CHINA…

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TAIWAN & HONG KONG OF MY HEART

HONG KONG & TAIWAN SMILE

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中國 – China…

ORTHODOXY TODAY – ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY

Dreaming - Photography by Ness Farmilo bit.ly-1LrqD7b Torres Del Paine, Patagonia. #clouds #mountains #lake

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Orthodoxy Today

Orthodox Christianity

COMING TO ORTHODOXY – ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY

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ATHEISTS MET ORTHODOXY

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Coming to Orthodoxy – Orthodox Christianity

IF A ROMAN CATHOLIC OR A PROTESTANT WANTS TO CONVERT TO ORTHODOXY (EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH), WHAT ARE THE STEPS? – Q&A IN “SIMPLY ORTHODOX”

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HEART QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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If a Roman Catholic or a Protestant wants to convert to

Orthodoxy (Eastern Orthodox Church), what are the steps?

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Questions & Answers

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SIMPLY ORTHODOX

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Here is the original question:

SIMPLY ORTHODOX

Hello,

The best is first to be willing to spend the time to really understand the commonalities and differences between Roman Catholicism or Protestantism and Orthodoxy (Eastern Orthodox Church).

In most cases, a person begins the process of conversion by speaking with a local Orthodox priest, who gives instructions (or catechism) on the teachings and beliefs of the Orthodox Church. These beliefs and doctrines have continued unchanged for over 2000 years, since the time of Jesus and the Twelve Apostles. This process of catechism could take many months. Once you have learned about the faith and teachings of the church, you would then be ready to be baptized as a member of the Orthodox Church, in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (ie. the Holy Trinity). Baptism is by triple immersion in water. At the same time, you would be Chrismated, which means receiving the Holy Oil and the Holy Spirit.

Thanks for your message! If you need anything, I am here 🙂

I thank God that the truth of the Orthodox Church is being revealed to all over the world!!!

PS. Some very useful sites are:

http://simplyorthodox.tumblr.com – SIMPLY ORTHODOX

http://romancatholicsmetorthodoxy.wordpress.com – ROMAN CATHOLICS MET ORTHODOXY

http://gkiouzelis.wordpress.com – ORTHODOX HEART SITES

http://journeytoorthodoxy.com – JOURNEY TO ORTHODOXY

上海及旧金山的圣伊望 – SAINT JOHN MAXIMOVITCH IN CHINESE

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TAIWAN & HONG KONG OF MY HEART

lilaz

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上海及旧金山的圣伊望

 上海及旧金山的圣伊望(英语:John of Shanghai and San Francisco,俗名米哈伊尔·鲍里索维奇·马克西莫维奇, 俄语:Михаил Борисович Максимович; 1896年6月4日-1966年7月2日)是俄羅斯東正教国外圣主教公会的上海、西欧以及旧金山和美国西部总主教,他也是一位著名的东正教苦行僧和显行灵迹者,拥有超强的说预言、透视,以及祈祷治愈病人的能力,1994年被俄羅斯東正教国外圣主教公会封为圣人。

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1896年6月4日,米哈伊尔·鲍里索维奇·马克西莫维奇出生于俄国南部哈尔科夫省阿达莫弗卡村,虔诚信仰东正教的贵族家庭,渊源于塞尔维亚,与18世纪圣人托博尔斯克的圣伊望都主教属于同一家族。他的父亲塞尔维亚的鲍里斯·伊万诺维奇·马克西莫维奇(1871年-1954年),为哈尔科夫省贵族领袖,1950年代移居委内瑞拉。他的两位兄弟也生活在国外,一位兄弟接受大学理科教育,在南斯拉夫成为一名工程师,另一位兄弟毕业于贝尔格莱德大学法律系,任职于南斯拉夫警察机构。

从1907年到1914年,米哈伊尔·鲍里索维奇·马克西莫维奇就读于波尔塔瓦士官武备学校,1918年毕业于哈尔科夫皇家大学法律系,随后就职于哈尔科夫地方法院。米哈伊尔在年轻时信仰颇为虔诚,他的精神导师是哈尔科夫总主教安托尼。他原本打算进入基辅神学院,但在在父母的坚持下改读法律。

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十月革命后,米哈伊尔·马克西莫维奇一家随白军撤退,经君士坦丁堡,1921年全家流亡到南斯拉夫的贝尔格莱德。1925年,米哈伊尔毕业于贝尔格莱德大学,获得神学学位。根据他的同时代人描述,

在那个时候,他生活在贫困中,以卖报纸谋生。在那个时代的贝尔格莱德,雨季时泥泞难行。马克西莫维奇穿着沉重的毛皮衣服和俄国旧靴子,经常会摔倒,在密布污垢的街道上,行走缓慢

1924年,马克西莫维奇代表当时的俄罗斯东正教国外教会领袖安东尼都主教,起草了一份关于俄罗斯继承权起源的报告,探讨的问题是,法律如何符合俄罗斯人民的精神和历史传统。

1926年,米哈伊尔·马克西莫维奇剃度成为一名修士,法名伊望,并由基辅都主教安托尼祝圣为辅祭。同年11月21日他又被车里雅宾斯克主教伽弗里伊尔祝圣为修士司祭。此后几年,他任教于基金达镇的塞尔维亚文法学校(至1929年)以及比托拉市的使徒约翰修道院。这一时期,他发表了一系列的神学作品:《圣母和施洗约翰崇拜与俄罗斯神学思想的新方向》、《神圣正教会如何崇敬圣母》、《索菲亚:天主智慧研究》,站在东正教的立场上,与宣传софиологии神学概念的谢尔盖·尼古拉耶维奇·布尔加科夫进行论战。1934年5月28日,他被祝圣为主教。

像许多俄罗斯移民一样,他非常尊重保护俄国难民的南斯拉夫国王亚历山大一世。多年以后,他在法国马赛街头被谋杀现场,为国王主持追思仪式。其他东正教神职人员羞于与主教在街上举行仪式,这时伊望主教拿了一把扫帚,打扫干净人行道的一片地方,睡下,然后用法语主持了仪式。

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1934年6月3日,伊望被分派到上海教区担任主教。安东尼都主教致函季米特洛夫总主教,写道:“我衷心向您推荐伊望主教约翰。这个人身材矮小,身体虚弱的人几乎是像个孩子。但是他是一个坚定严格苦修的奇迹。”

当伊望主教来到上海时,位于当地法租界亨利路的主教座堂尚未完成,而当地基本由白俄组成的东正教团体处于深刻的分裂之中:例如圣尼古拉堂自1927年起,脱离上海教区,改受哈尔滨教区和西欧都主教叶夫洛吉庇护,不服从中华正教会。为了实现和解,1934年12月18日,伊望主教前往这座教堂作彻夜祈祷,并带领次日的晨祷。到1936年2月,伊望主教主持完成了位于上海法租界中心的罪人之保障圣母主教座堂建筑。

在中国时,伊望主教被称为慈善家,他迅速介入已有的慈善机构,成为各种慈善事业协会的董事,并为贫穷家庭的儿童创办了以扎东斯克的圣吉洪命名的孤儿院。圣吉洪孤儿院最初只有8个孩子,后来达到数百人,前后合计总数共计有3500人。主教本人亲自前往上海贫民区的街头,寻找患病和营养不良的儿童,把他们带到孤儿院。在伊望主教的传记中写道,

他最喜爱的是孩子,他非常愿意与他们在一起。他一直关心他们,检查他们,给他们发贺卡和礼物。他可以看着他们的眼睛好几分钟时间,目光温暖,放射出的光芒深入人的灵魂,像一位怀抱婴儿的母亲。这种目光是令人难忘的。虽然这位苦行僧的身体像干树皮,但所有见过他一眼的人,都觉得他是地球上最可爱的人。

伊望主教重视宗教教育,拜访监狱和精神病院的患者。在此期间,他据称通过祈祷治愈了许多已经无望治愈的疾病。正是在这里,他行的神迹首次为人所知,这要归功于他的祈祷。作为一名公众人物,他不可能完全掩饰他苦修的生活方式。他不间断地处于祈祷状态之中,常常进行彻夜祈祷,每天只进食一次,而且从不在床上睡觉,只在后半夜在椅子上或地板上休息一二个小时,然后清晨就醒来,开始每日从不间断的事奉圣礼。即使在日本占领期间,他也经常不顾宵禁,仍然进行牧灵工作,日本占领当局也从未骚扰他。

在中国的东正教主教,原本都服从流亡的俄羅斯東正教国外圣主教公会。1945年8月,苏联红军出兵占领满洲,这时,东正教哈尔滨教区和中华正教会北京总会,先后宣布归属苏联支配的俄罗斯东正教会莫斯科牧首阿列克谢一世。伊望主教主持的上海教区和奥西波夫大司祭主持的天津教区则继续忠于流亡慕尼黑的俄羅斯東正教国外圣主教公会。伊望主教是远东地区唯一继续效忠国外圣主教公会的主教。1946年,北京总会魏克托总主教前往上海劝说,伊望主教向中国政府控告魏克托在上海沦陷期间通敌。魏被上海警备司令部扣押了魏克托,高等法院检查处进行侦查,这时苏联政府介入干预,魏克托始被不予起诉而释放。魏克托对伊望主教采取绝罚处分,而慕尼黑的俄羅斯東正教国外圣主教公会则表彰伊望主教,并晋升他为总主教。

当共产党夺取中国政权时,白俄们选择再次逃难。1949年5月4日,解放军夺取上海前夕,伊望总主教率领神职人员和教友离开上海,首先前往菲律宾Tubabao岛建立一所难民营,大约容纳5000名白俄。伊望总主教亲自前往华盛顿哥伦比亚特区,以确保他的教友们获准进入美国。还有少部分白俄得以前往澳大利亚。

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1951年,伊望总主教被调往西欧总主教区,先后在巴黎和布鲁塞尔任职。在这个教区,恢复敬礼未分开的西方教会(即在天主教和东正教分裂之前)的圣人。由于他仔细研究这些圣人的生平,东正教会开始纪念巴黎的主保圣人圣日内维耶、爱尔兰的圣帕特里克以及其他知名的西方圣人。如同在上海一样,他积极从事慈善和牧灵工作,而这里的会众更为分散。他照顾法国和荷兰的东正教会,由于当地神职人员的努力,得以在法国和荷兰出版礼仪书。他也牧养希腊,阿拉伯,保加利亚和罗马尼亚东正教堂区,赋予它们特殊的地位。此外还祝圣了一位东正教司铎,前往西班牙马德里传教。

在他任职期间,在布鲁塞尔建立了以义人约伯命名的纪念堂,以纪念殉难沙皇尼古拉二世。

根据他的同时代人描述,

主教在家里身穿最便宜布料的法衣,脚穿凉鞋,而且常常赤脚。他是一位真正的禁欲派(нестяжатели),追随着另一位伟大的俄罗斯圣徒-圣尼尔·索尔斯基。他是一位上帝的人。

伊望总主教的活动不仅受到许多东正教信徒的赞赏,还受到其他宗教信徒的赞赏。有一个故事说,巴黎的一位天主教神父告诉他的会众,在现代世界也有奇迹和圣人,其证明是俄罗斯赤脚圣伊望走在巴黎街头。

旧金山

1962年,伊望总主教迁往旧金山,次年出任旧金山及美国西部总主教。那时,他被认为是俄羅斯東正教国外圣主教公会主要的候选人之一,但是旧金山只有一位年老的主教在那里事奉。在旧金山,他又遇到一个分裂的社团和一座未完成的主教座堂。几乎在他的任命程序刚启动时,他就成为一些教会领袖诽谤的目标,被控告在主教座堂修建中涉嫌财务违规。参加1963年旧金山审判的一部分圣主教公会主教支持这一控诉,但是最终伊望总主教被证明无罪。

伊望总主教在有生之年最终得以完成了位于旧金山列治文区(Richmond District)盖瑞大道(Geary Boulevard),奉“诸忧苦者之喜乐”圣母为主保的主教座堂,后来自己也安葬在这里。他也为社团带来来某种程度的和平。

伊望总主教对待违反传统东正教虔诚的行为非常严格。因此,当他得知一些教友在万圣节周日晚上之前在舞会娱乐,默默地在房间内走动,然后悄悄地离开。第二天早上,他颁布了一项命令《主日和瞻礼前夕禁止事项》:

神圣的主日和瞻礼前夕,是基督徒祷告和敬畏的时刻,预备好参加或出席神圣礼仪。因此要求所有东正教徒,因为它直接关系到教会仪式。在瞻礼前夕参与娱乐,尤其罪孽深重。如果在主日和瞻礼前夕去舞会或类似的娱乐,翌日不能参加唱经班,等待、进入祭台或站在唱经楼。

封圣

1966年,伊望总主教带着“库尔斯克之根·符印之母”圣像巡游各地。这一年的7月2日(儒略历6月19日),伊望访问西雅图圣尼古拉教堂,在密室祷告时去世。伊望总主教逝世后,许多信徒都以书面确认,正如他所祈祷的,发生了奇迹。他的遗体运回了旧金山,安葬在他兴建的诸忧苦者之喜乐圣母主教座堂主祭台下。他的遗体虽然未经防腐处理,但是到1993年,在打开圣伊望主教灵柩时,却发现其依然完好未朽坏。1994年7月2日,在伊望主教去世28周年之际,被俄国域外教会隆重地封为圣人。他的纪念日定在最接近7月2日的星期六。他在世界许多地方都得到敬爱和庆祝,一部分圣髑奉安于塞尔维亚、俄罗斯、阿索斯山、保加利亚,2008年又有一小部分圣髑来到中国的北京、上海和香港牧区。1996年,在伊望主教的百年诞辰,纽约约旦谷上帝圣三修道院的修士司祭安德列神父绘制了圣伊望的圣像,描绘伊望总主教用十字架和三叉烛行祝福礼的情景,这幅圣像因接触过伊望主教不朽的法体圣髑,被东正教徒认为可以因圣伊望主教的代祷而蒙受蒙受祝福。

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KLAUS KENNETH, GERMANY: BORN TO HATE, REBORN TO LOVE – FROM HIPPIES, ATHEISM, HINDUISM, BUDDHISM & PROTESTANTISM TO ORTHODOXY (ENGLISH-GREEK VIDEO)

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Klaus Kenneth, Germany: Born to Hate, Reborn to Love

From Hippies, atheism, Hinduism, Buddhism & Protestantism to Orthodoxy

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“Am găsit răspunsul abia după ce am ajuns la Ortodoxie” – Parintele Kyrill (Nimai Karthaus) ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Un tânăr German convertit la Ortodoxie este călugăr la Mănăstirea Radu Vodă din Bucureşti – ROMANIAN

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De multe ori, noi, românii, avem nevoie de un suflet convertit la Ortodoxie pentru a ne arăta comoara primită de noi de la strămoşi: credinţa drept-măritoare. Monahul Kyrill de la mănăstirea bucureşteană Radu Vodă este german de origine şi a ajuns „acasă“, în Ortodoxie, după pribegia prin luteranism, catolicism, hinduism sau budism.

Botezat în urmă cu cinci ani în biserica Mănăstirii Radu Vodă, pe când avea 20 de ani, părintele Kyrill povesteşte despre căutările sale spirituale: „Am ajuns în urma unei căutări foarte lungi, începută în tinereţea mea. Copil fiind, am avut setea asta după Dumnezeu, după Adevăr şi am căutat religia adevărată. În toţi acei ani, parcă cineva mi-a ţinut căile respiratorii, dar, în momentul botezului, mi-a luat mâinile de pe gât, trăgând pentru prima dată aer în Continue reading “Am găsit răspunsul abia după ce am ajuns la Ortodoxie” – Parintele Kyrill (Nimai Karthaus) ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Un tânăr German convertit la Ortodoxie este călugăr la Mănăstirea Radu Vodă din Bucureşti – ROMANIAN

THE MOORE MISSIONARY ORTHODOX FAMILY FROM USA ARRIVES IN MONGOLIA – VIDEO

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The Moore family (Chris, Jen, and their son Andrew) arrived safe in Ulaan Baatar last week to begin their long-term missionary service in Mongolia. Please pray for them as they offer themselves and teachers and evangelists in country the has only one Orthodox church.

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Thank you so much for your prayers! We’ve arrived safely in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia. We are doing well and adjusting to the 12-hour time change. Our 2-room apartment is lovely and came furnished. The past couple of days we’ve been purchasing kitchen items and a few appliances. It’s been good to get out into the city for these excursions and for some general exploring. The mornings and evenings can be chilly (around freezing), but the sun comes out in the day and warms up to the 50’s, which is really nice. The apartment stays very warm. We have so much to be grateful for!

Yesterday we had our first opportunity to celebrate the Divine Liturgy service at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church. It was great to worship our God with our brothers and sisters and a pleasure to make some new acquaintances in the church after the service. Our son Andrew tends to draw a lot of attention from Russians and Mongolians alike!

We were also able to touch base with the Mongolian International University and High School administration and teachers on Friday. It was good to put some faces with names that we’d been in contact with through e-mail. There will even be opportunities for us to study Mongolian at the Language Institute attached to MIU before our work begins there in February.

Please pray for opportunities to get better acquainted with church members and co-workers and to meet neighbors!

-Chris, Jen, and Andrew

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Greetings!

As of October 2014 we are now in Mongolia full time, serving our first two-year term. We are currently taking Mongolian classes and will begin teaching English in the spring semester. We are worshiping at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Ulaanbaatar and are just beginning to become acquainted with the city. We appreciate your continued prayers as we strive to learn the language, live the culture, and love those we meet.

-Chris, Jen, and Andrew

CHRIST IS RISEN! – ORTHODOX PASCHAL TROPARION (EASTER HYMN) IN ENGLISH, ARABIC & GREEK

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VIDEO: ORTHODOX NUNS – THE FLOWERS OF GOD

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FATHER SIMEON DE LA JARA FROM PERU: ON A RIGHTEOUS PATH FROM PERU TO MOUNT ATHOS, GREECE

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Father Simeon de la Jara from Peru:

On a righteous path from Peru to Mount Athos, Greece

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When Miguel Angel de la Jara Higgingson was seven, his mother had a vision. She sensed that her son would some day leave her for a “far away place, like an island, there where people of solitude lived who pray all the time and rarely step out into the world”. Even she, however, could probably not have imagined just how far from his native Peru, both physically and spiritually, his life’s search would take him.

Now he is Father Simeon the hermit, an Orthodox Christian monk of Eastern Orthodox Church who lives on Mount Athos, a self-administrating, all-male monastic community on the Athos peninsula – the eastern most of three jutting peninsulas in the northern Greek prefecture of Halkidiki in Greece.

However, it’s not just his Peruvian origins that make Father Simeon such a well-known figure among visitors to Mount Athos; it’s also his radiant presence as an artist, poet and painter that makes him so sought after, especially by the young.

His journey began in 1968, when at the age of 18 he left Peru to discover the world. After travelling through Europe and Asia for over two years – during which time he was exposed to eastern philosophies and religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism and yoga – he finally settled in Paris, where he lived for the next three years.

It was in Paris that he first met a Greek Orthodox monk and learned about Orthodoxy, a meeting that was to have a profound effect on him. For the next two and a half years he studied hagiography (icon painting) with Leonide Ouspensky, while his interest in Orthodoxy deepened.

He first visited Greece in 1972, where he accepted the Orthodox faith, before returning to stay in 1973, originally joining the monastery of Agios Georgios (St George) on the large Greek island of Evia. When, in 1974, the entire monastery relocated to Agios Grigorios (St Gregory) on Mount Athos, Simeon followed, living at the Agios Grigorios Monastery until 1987. He subsequently became a hermit, moving to the old hermit’s cell of Timios Stavros near the Stavronikita monastery, where he built a new dependency and formed a complex.

On first meeting Father Simeon, one is struck by his youthful passion and joy – qualities which, as he says, “one cannot hide”. A compassionate listener and gentle speaker, he responds to questions with spontaneity and rigour, without ever becoming dogmatic or distant. Behind his piercing eyes is an inquisitive mind, forever seeking ways to express the love and joy he wants to share with others.

After 24 years in Greece, Father Simeon declares a profound love and admiration for Greek culture and language, saying he prefers writing in Greek to even his native Spanish. To his extensive travels he owes a rich and varied experience, as well as a love of French Surrealism, tatami mats, Japanese food and Chinese art. And to his Peruvian family he owes his love of art.

According to Simeon, it is the need to tap into the inner joy in all things which has led him to art and prayer; that has been the predominant force in his life. Through poetry, paintings, photographs, prayers and lectures he has reached out and tried to touch people’s hearts beyond the borders of the Holy Mount.

He has several published works, including his 1985 lecture “Nifalios Methi” (Sober Drunkenness), the 1983 publication”The Holy Mountain Today” brought out by Alexandria Press in London andthe poetry collection “Simeon Mnema”, published in 1994. A new book of poetry, entitled “Me Imation Melan” (In Black Cloth), is due to be broughtout shortly by Agra Editions in Athens.

An artist in solitude as much as a solitary, a monk, in the midst of art, his poems and his paintings have both the freshness of the “here and now” and the depth of eternity, and are of a striking immediacy and poise. They make one wonder what the difference between the artist and the hermit is – or even if there is one at all.

https://orthodoxyislove.wordpress.com

ORTHODOXY IS LOVE

http://paintingleaves.blogspot.com

PAINTING LEAVES

视频: 3分鐘,學心禱 (台灣東正教會) PRAYER – Chinese video

http://taiwanhongkongofmyheart.wordpress.com

TAIWAN & HONG KONG OF MY HEART

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3分鐘,學心禱 (台灣東正教會)

心禱 簡介

如何才能實現我主的教導:「你要盡心、盡性、盡意愛主─你的神」(太22:37)
如何才能實踐使徒的囑咐:「不住的禱告」(帖前5:17)
如何才能親身見證:「神的國就在你們心裡」(路17:21)

心禱 (the prayer of the heart),又名耶穌禱文 (Jesus Prayer)
就是靈魂時刻燃燒的愛意,
就是分分秒秒不止息的祈禱,
就是開啟神國的鑰匙。

載於聖經,始於初代教會,在曠野和修道生活中達到頂峰。

最簡單的禱詞 : 主耶穌,憐憫我…
卻蘊含著最深刻的神學,凝鍊了整部聖經的精要。

最樸實的實踐 : 一次又一次地默誦…
卻能領人至心靈最深之處,與摯愛相遇,與至愛結合為一。

至今希臘阿陀斯聖山(Mt. Athos)上,仍有長老們透過心禱,親身體驗了那連死亡也無法隔絕的愛和光芒。

李亮神父:
來自東正教會希臘阿陀斯聖山Gregoriou Monastery修院,
身為修士的屬靈父親(spiritual father)
並於修院中實踐心禱十多年。
來臺後,於各神學院教導東正教神學,靈修,希臘原文解經等課程。
其屬靈父親為已故希臘知名靈修導師 St. Porphyrios。

透過影集,我們將一步步引領各位,認識心禱,實踐心禱;
願您親自體會「神要擦去他們一切的眼淚;不再有死亡,也不再有悲哀、哭號、疼痛,因為­以前的事都過去了。」(啟21:4)

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台灣基督東正教會隸屬於普世宗主教聖統香港及東南亞教區,
主教為黎大略都主教,台灣由李亮神父牧養教友。

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聖經查經班 臉書粉絲專頁 http://www.facebook.com/bibleoflife
YouTube頻道 https://www.youtube.com/user/asianORTHODOX

来源:

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台灣基督東正教會

The Orthodox Church in Taiwan

“JESUS IS RISEN” IN RUSSIAN FOOTBALL!

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“Jesus is Risen” in Russian football!

“Христос воскресе” в российском футболе! – Russian

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CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED, HE IS RISEN!

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Футбол в море, Сингапур

“Христос воскресе” в российском футболе!

YOGA AND ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY: ARE THEY COMPATIBLE? – DR. CHRISTINE MANGALA, INDIA

 http://whataboutyoga.wordpress.com

WHAT ABOUT YOGA?

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Yoga and Orthodox Christianity: Are They Compatible?

Dr. Christine Mangala, India

Source:

http://www.ancientfaith.com

ANCIENT FAITH

Dr. Christine Mangala was raised in India and brought up a devout Hindu. Her family was close to one of India’s leading Hindu gurus and teachers. Now an Orthodox Christian writer and teacher, she and Illumined Heart host Kevin Allen speak about whether various aspects of Hindu Yoga are compatible with Christian faith and practice, or whether Yoga should be shunned entirely.

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http://www.ancientfaith.com/podcasts/illuminedheart/yoga_and_orthodox_christianity_are_they_compatible

The interview video of Dr. Christine Mangala & Kevin Allen

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Mr. Allen: Welcome to The Illumined Heart on Ancient Faith Radio. As many of you know, we have spoken often on this program about the influence of eastern, non-Christian, spiritual ideas, metaphysics, and worldviews on our culture. And this is the spiritual background I came out of, one which continues to be a subject of interest to me, and, I hope, for some of you as well.

Recently, my parish in southern California has begun to see a trickle of enquirers coming from various eastern traditions, especially those of Hinduism. So I hope our conversation today—Yoga and Orthodox Christianity: Are They Compatible?—will bring light to the Continue reading YOGA AND ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY: ARE THEY COMPATIBLE? – DR. CHRISTINE MANGALA, INDIA

LINK: ORTHODOX MISSION – ORTHODOX MISSIONARY FRATERNITY

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Orthodox Mission

Orthodox Missionary Fraternity

오 버진 순수 (성모 마리아) – Oh Virgin Pure (Virgin Mary) in Korean

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오 버진 순수 (성모 마리아)

Oh, Virgin Pure (Virgin Mary) in Korean

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NUN PORPHYRIA OF ATHENS, GREECE (+2015): TRAVELING IN THE WALLS OF THE CITY … – THE MOVING CHANGE OF A FORMER PROSTITUTE – WIND OF CHANGE …

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復活節星期天 EASTER ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Chinese

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CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED, HE IS RISEN!

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復活節星期天 Easter

復活節是教會一整年各項活動的重心。整個教會祭典都必須依賴這一個日子;因為復活節的日期決定了教會年曆中各項儀式每年不同的日期。

時間來到復活之日;在這一天我們唱著:<讓我們受這場祭典的啟發。讓我們相互擁抱。讓我們稱呼人們「兄弟」,即使他們討厭我們,讓我們藉由復活原諒所有的人…>。

在復活節星期天的早晨時分,我們宣布耶穌基督的復活。這項儀式會在星期六的午夜到星期天的清晨時分舉行。在此時神父唱道,<來吧,受取這光…>。教會再一次表現出基督化身成光的神秘性。

基督,也就是光,祂的誕生是由星辰指引,而今再次閃耀並且從墳墓的黑暗中露出光芒。祂再次出現在我們之中,眾人手握點燃的蠟燭,宣示著祂的勝利。神聖的光芒在我們之中閃耀著,同時也照亮了我們。

如果救世主所帶來的這道光無法戰勝那存在我們心靈之中罪惡的黑暗,那們麼我們就無須慶祝基督的復活

當蠟燭點燃之後,我們形成了一個隊伍;隊伍離開內殿,然後停在教堂的門口外面。有關復活的說明擷取自聖馬可福音書(16:1-8);接下來我們開始唱著偉大復活節的勝利詩篇:

<基督從死者中復活,

藉著死亡踐踏死亡,

然後那些躺在墓裡的人就獲得重生>。

詩歌中的讚美詞會重複數次;而這些重複的詩句則是取自詩經:

<讓主復活,讓祂的敵人被潰散>。

<主就是在這天創造一切;我們將歡欣鼓舞…>。

之後隊伍再次進入教會。神父在唱誦著連禱文,而合唱團唱著復活節的典文,將它獻給St. John of Damascus。在晨禱之後就是St. John Chrysostom神聖的禮拜儀式。

在禮拜儀式之後,(或者在晨禱結束之後會比較好),神父朗讀St. John Chrysostom位復活節祭典所寫下的優美佈道內容。在此摘錄部份文句:

<如果他從最初的時候,就開始努力的話,那麼讓他能在今天獲得回報…如果他在第六個小時抵達,那麼別讓他感到困惑;因為他同樣不會有任何損失。如果有人延遲了,直到第九個小時才到的話,讓他可以無畏無懼,能夠更靠近。如果他直到第十一個小時才到的話,讓他不要因為自己的遲到而害怕;因為主是慷慨的,祂能包容最先抵達者,也能包容最後一位參加者…

…那麼讓我們一同參與主的喜樂。最先和最後加入的人同樣得到祢的獎勵。貧窮的人和富有的人一齊歡樂。認真的人和懶惰的人一同慶祝這一天…桌上

擺滿豐盛物品,大家莊嚴地進食。獻祭的牛肉讓大家不致挨餓。大家盡情享用這信仰的盛宴;大家一同獲得這豐沛的、充滿愛的仁慈…沒有人會因為自己的過錯而傷心落淚,因為原諒已經從墓中復活了>。

在復活節星期天的下午舉行簡短的晚禱。所閱讀的福音書是耶穌基督在房門深鎖的房間裡在使徒面前顯現(約翰福音 20:19-25)。如果可能的話,可用不同語言朗讀,顯示基督所傳遞訊息的國際性。

在復活節那天,基督的信徒們互道:<基督復活了>,而且彼此回應:<他真的復活了>。這是從復活節開始直到基督升天為止大家用來打招呼的方式。

来源:

http://theological.asia

http://theological.asia/2015/04/%E5%BE%A9%E6%B4%BB%E7%AF%80%E6%98%9F%E6%9C%9F%E5%A4%A9-easter/