Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Christ - Mandýlion - Not Made With Hands

Orthodox Christians mark August 16 as the Feast of the Icon “Not Made With Hands,” the miraculous face of Christ first left on a cloth sent to King Abgar of Edessa.
The stories of the icon are swathed in the mists of history—but the image (or representations of it on icons) remain among the most popular of Orthodox images. It is frequently the icon that graces the entrance of a Church. Continue reading about this ikon by clicking HERE.

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