Mt. Athos—Obediences and Trapeza

We present to our readers a Mt. Athos photo-sketch by Vitalia Kislov.

Trapeza

Decorating the koliva

Decorating the koliva

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Decorating the koliva

Decorating the koliva

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Decorating the koliva

Decorating the koliva

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Decorating the koliva

Decorating the koliva

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Monastery trapeza (refectory)

Monastery trapeza (refectory)

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Monastery trapeza (refectory)

Monastery trapeza (refectory)

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

In the kitchen

In the kitchen

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Lighting the firewood

Lighting the firewood

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Cooking the fish

Cooking the fish

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Cooking the fish

Cooking the fish

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Making the soup

Making the soup

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Making the soup

Making the soup

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Monastery soup

Monastery soup

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Breaking the fast on Pascha

Breaking the fast on Pascha

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Washing the dishes

Washing the dishes

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Obediences

Woodworking obedience

Woodworking obedience

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Woodworking obedience

Woodworking obedience

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Woodworking shop

Woodworking shop

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Prosphora seals

Prosphora seals

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Icon painting obedience

Icon painting obedience

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Monk-iconographer

Monk-iconographer

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Examples for icon painting

Examples for icon painting

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

A monk-iconographer at work

A monk-iconographer at work

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Making prayer ropes

Making prayer ropes

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Making prayer ropes

Making prayer ropes

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Reading the prayer list

Reading the prayer list

Photo: Vitaly Kislov/Pravoslavie.ru

Comments
James Beltz10/24/2014 10:09 am
Beautiful pictures of monastery life. Thanks for sharing these. Our greetings to Archimandrite Tikhon of Sretensky Monastery from Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fr Justin Havens sends his prayers.
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