Sophrony (Sakharov)
Archimandrite Sophrony (Sakharov) (23 September 1896 in Moscow – 11 July 1993 in Tolleshunt Knights), also Elder Sophrony, was best known as the disciple and biographer of St Silouan the Athonite and...
Cosmas of Aetolia
Cosmas of Aetolia (sometimes Kosmas of Aetolia or Cosmas/Kosmas the Aetolian or Patrokosmas "Father Cosmas") (Greek: Κοσμάς Αιτωλός, Kosmas Etolos) (born at some time between 1700 and 1714 – died ...
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Peter of Mount Athos
Saint Peter of Mount Athos is reputed to have been the first hermit to settle upon the 'Holy Mountain' circa the 8th century. Peter is known to history primarily through unattributable legend.It is r...
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Savvas the New of Kalymnos
One of the newest contemporary saints of the Eastern Orthodox church, Saint Savvas of Kalymnos (also known as Saint Savvas the New) is the patron saint of the Greek island of Kalymnos, where he lived ...
Eugenios Voulgaris
Eugenios Voulgaris or Boulgaris (Greek: Εὐγένιος Βούλγαρις or Βούλγαρης, Russian: Евгений Булгарский, Евгений Булгар, Bulgarian: Евгений Български, Евгений Българин; 1716–1806) was a Gre...
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Euthymius of Athos
Euthymius the Athonite (Georgian: ექვთიმე ათონელი Ekvtime Atoneli) (c. 955 – 1028) was a renowned Georgian philosopher and scholar, also known as Eufimius the Abasgian or St. Euthymius the Georgia...
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Anatoly Tikhai
Father Anatoly Tikhai was a Romanian hieromonk who came to Japan in the early 1870s to assist Fr. Nicholas in his missionary work in Japan. Initially, the future St. Nicholas of Japan assigned Fr. Ana...
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Nicodemus the Hagiorite
St. Nicodemus the Hagiorite or St. Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain (Greek: Ὃσιος Νικόδημος ὁ Ἁγιορείτης; 1749 – July 14, 1809) is a saint of the Eastern Orthodox Church. He was an ascetic monk, my...
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Kollyvades Movement
The Kollyvades (Greek: Κολλυβάδες) were the members of a movement in Eastern Orthodoxy that began in the second half of the eighteenth century among the monastic community of Mount Athos, which wa...
Silouan the Athonite
Saint Silouan the Athonite (also sometimes referred to as Saint Silvanus the Athonite or Staretz Silouan; 1866–1938) was an Eastern Orthodox monk of Russian origin. He was born Simeon Ivanovich Antono...
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Gregory Palamas
Gregory Palamas (Γρηγόριος Παλαμάς) (1296–1359) was a monk of Mount Athos in Greece and later the Archbishop of Thessaloniki known as a preeminent theologian of Hesychasm. The teachings embodied in hi...
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Elder Paisios of Mount Athos
Saint Paisios of Mount Athos (Greek: Ὃσιος Παΐσιος ὁ Ἁγιορείτης), born Arsenios Eznepidis (1924–1994), was a well-known Eastern Orthodox ascetic from Mount Athos, who originated from Pharasa, Capp...
George the Hagiorite
George the Hagiorite, George of Athos, Giorgi Mtatsmindeli or Giorgi Atoneli (Georgian: გიორგი მთაწმინდელი, გიორგი ათონელი) (1009 – June 27, 1065), was a Georgian monk, calligrapher, religious wri...
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John the Iberian
John the Iberian (Georgian: იოანე, Ioane; died c. 1002) was a Georgian monk, who is venerated as a saint. His name refers to the Caucasian Iberia, not to the Spanish peninsula, and he is als...
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Theosis (Eastern Orthodox theology)
In Eastern Orthodoxy deification (theosis) is a transformative process whose goal is likeness to or union with God. As a process of transformation, theosis is brought about by the effects of katharsis...
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Dostoevsky
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky (/ˌdɒstəˈjɛfski, ˌdʌs-/; Russian: Фёдор Миха́йлович Достое́вский; [ˈfʲɵdər mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ dəstɐˈjɛfskʲɪj]; 11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881), sometimes tran...
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Porphyrios (Bairaktaris) of Kafsokalivia
Saint Porphyrios (Bairaktaris) the Kapsokalyvite (7 February 1906 – 2 December 1991) was an Athonite hieromonk known for his gifts of spiritual discernment, a type of clairvoyance which he sometimes c...
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Paisius Velichkovsky
Saint Paisius Velichkovsky or Wieliczkowski (Paisie de la Neamţ in Romanian; Паисий Величковский in Russian; Паїсій Величковський in Ukrainian; 20 December 1722 – 15 November 1794) was an Eastern Orth...
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Athanasius the Athonite
Athanasius the Athonite (Greek: Αθανάσιος ο Αθωνίτης), also called Athanasios of Trebizond (c. 920 – c. 1003), was a Byzantine monk who founded the monastic community on Mount Athos, which h...
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