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Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. A book of reminiscences on the life and sayings of the Elder Paisios , one of the towering figures of Greek Orthodox monasticism in the 20th century.

He is considered a candidate for sainthood by many. Orthodox believers and seekers from all about the globe streamed to his little hermitage on the Holy Mountain, i. They sought spiritual guidance and prayers from this humble monk who astounded many with his God-given ability to read hearts and prescribe true medicines for the soul.

The author, a fellow Athonite monk, has recorded his own memories of Elder Paisios, along with those told him by other acquaintances of the elder. Includes several photos of the elder and the places where he lived. Sold over , copies in Greece. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages.

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Elder Paisios of the Holy Mountain

An ascetic , he was known by his visitors for his gentle manner and acceptance of those who came to receive his advice, counsel, and blessing. His words of counsel continue to be published. Paisios on July Arsenios Eznepidis was born on July 25, , to pious parents in the town of Farasa, Cappadocia of Asia Minor, shortly before the population exchange between Greece and Turkey following the Greco-Turkish War of Arsenios' name was given to him by St. Arsenios the Cappadocian , who baptized him, named the child for himself and foretold Arsenios' monastic future. Very shortly after his baptism the young Arsenios and his family were forced to leave Asia Minor in accordance the peace Treaty of Lausanne.


Paisios of Mount Athos

He was respected for his spiritual guidance and ascetic life and many people worldwide highly venerate Elder Paisios, especially in Greece and in Russia. Arsenios' name was given to him by St. Arsenios the Cappadocian , who baptised him, naming the child for himself and foretelling Arsenios' monastic future. After the exchange, the Eznepidis family settled in Konitsa , Epirus. Arsenios grew up there, and after intermediate public school, he learned carpentry. During the civil war in Greece , Arsenios served as a radio operator. In , having completed his service, he went to Mount Athos : first to Father Kyril, the future abbot of Koutloumousiou monastery , and then to Esphigmenou Monastery although he was not supportive of their later opposition to the Ecumenical Patriarchate.


Lessons from the Fathers: Elder Paisios of the Holy Mountain

Behind the worldly spirit of today's "freedom," the lack of respect for the Church of Christ, older people, parents and teachers who have fear of God, is hidden spiritual slavery, anxiety and anarchy which lead the world to an impasse, the destruction of man's body and soul. Therefore, behind the perfect system of the computerised "convenience cards", is hidden the universal dictatorship, the slavery of the Antichrist. Also "he causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or their foreheads, and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: his number is " Rev Andreas of Caesarea writes, "On the dirty name of the Antichrist. Time and experience will reveal to those who are vigilant the accuracy of the numbers and anything else written about him


Post a Comment. T his is the faith of the Apostles; this is the faith of the Fathers; this is the faith of the Orthodox; this faith makes fast the inhabited world. Wednesday, July 9, St. Paisios the Athonite with his spiritual father, St.

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