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Elder Nektary of Optina

by I. M. KontНЎsevich

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Published by St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood in Platina, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia,
  • Russia.
    • Subjects:
    • Nektariĭ, ieroskhimonakh, 1857 or 8-1928.,
    • Russkai͡a pravoslavnai͡a t͡serkovʹ -- History.,
    • Christian saints -- Russia -- Biography.,
    • Monastic and religious life -- Russia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-509) and index.

      Statementby I.M. Kontzevitch.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesThe Optina elders series ;, vol. 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX597.N42 K66 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination515 p. :
      Number of Pages515
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL396972M
      ISBN 10093863559X
      LC Control Number98085104
      OCLC/WorldCa42391520

      Home / OTHER PRODUCTS / Books / Lives of Holy People / Elder Nektary of Optina. Elder Nektary of Optina $ Tap Description below for Book information. Out of stock. Follow Us. Orthodox Byzantine Icons Pilgrims Way Boscobel, WI [email protected] MOUNTED ICONS & LAMINATED PRINTS;. After the closure of Optina Monastery in , Fr. Sebastian--a disciple of both Elder Joseph and Elder Nektary--matured rapidly into a truly compassionate pastor. He suffered arrest and imprisonment by the communists in , and was sentenced to ten years in the .

      Elder Nektary () was the last elder to function as such at Optina. He was in Optina when it was forcibly closed by the communists in , and spent his remaining years in exile from his spiritual home. He lived through a time of persecution worse than any other in the thousand-year history of the Russian Orthodox Church.   One of the last Optina Elders was Elder Anatole (Potapov) (–), a disciple of the great Elder Ambrose and a contemporary of Elder Nektary. After his period of discipleship in the Optina Skete, he spent his years of eldership at the Church of the Vladimir Icon in the Optina Monastery.

      Our venerable father Nectarius (Tikhonov) of Optina was a Hieroschemamonk among the group of monastics of Optina Monastery in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries who were known as the Optina Elders. The Elder Nectarius is venerated on April 29 and with all the Optina Elders on October Life. The Elder Nectarius was born in the city of Yelets in the Orel province, the son of.   The Elders of Optina Monastery Elder Anatole (the “Younger”) (Febru – J ) Commemorated on July 30 Raised in Moscow, the future Elder Anatole, stayed there until his teenage years. Born Alexander Potapov, he had a.


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Elder Nektary of Optina by I. M. KontНЎsevich Download PDF EPUB FB2

Elder Nektary () was the last elder to function as such at Optina. He was in Optina when it was forcibly closed by the communists inand spent his remaining years in exile from his spiritual home.

He lived through a time of persecution worse than any other in the thousand-year history of the Russian Orthodox : Ivan M. Kontzevitch. Elder Nektary was the last elder to live at Optina and he was arrested and expelled.

His entire life is told here with emphasis on his development as an elder, and contains sections on his spiritual counsels through letters and anecdotes of his ELDER NEKTARY OF OPTINA $ The life of the last of the Optina elders who was exiled when the monastery was closed by the communists in He was the spiritual guide of many who brought eyewitness accounts of this tradition and passed it on to those in the West illus.

Elder Nektary of Optina by I. Kont͡sevich,St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood edition, in English - 1st English : Description Elder Nektary (–) was the last Elder to function as such at Optina.

He was in Optina when it was forcibly closed by the communists inand spent his remaining years in exile from his spiritual home. He lived through a time of persecution worse than any other in the thousand-year history of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Elder Nektary of Optina by I. Kontzevitch Volume 5 of The Optina Elders Series “Due to the destruction of Optina Monastery by the bolsheviks, the disciples of the last great Optina Elder, Nektary, were not able to remain attached to that monastic enclosure; they were dispersed across Russia and throughout the world.

Among the great elders of Optina monastery, its last Starets Nektary enjoyed an especial love. Born in of poor parents Basil and Helen Tihonov, he was christened Nicholas. His father, who worked at a local mill, died at an early age. Nicholas and his mother had a very deep spiritual bond.

The elders of Optina Monastery have had a tremendous impact on Russian society, evoking a nationwide blossoming of sanctity.

During the course of a century, their prophecy and God-illumined counsel attracted spiritual seekers from far and wide. Elder Sebastian () was the devoted disciple of Elders Joseph and Nektary. Elder Anatole the Younger of Optina is the eighth volume in the series of Lives of the Optina Elders published by the St.

Herman of Alaska Brotherhood. pages, illustrated, paperback, $ ISBN Share your knowledge of this product. When living in Russia, Ivan Kontzevitch and his family had been in close relationship with Optina elders; both he and his brother, ROCOR Bishop Nektary, had been disciples of Elder Nektary.

Ivan Kontzevitch wrote a book on the monastery, Optina and Its Era, just before he died (). Today, 29 April on the Church’s calendar, we celebrate the memory of St Nektary (), the last elder of Optina Pustyn’.

Rather than produce another account of a Saint’s life for today (Bishop Alexander of blessed memory has a page with the Life and teachings of the Elder here), I thought I would simply post the little review in my reader’s journal of the St Herman biography. The author was the daughter of a wealthy Russian landowner.

She met the Elders Nektary and Anatoly during her own search for spiritual truth. They helped to deliver her from occultism and bring her into the Church.

This is her vivid accounts of these meetings. The book Elder Sebastian of Optina is Volume 6 of a 8 part series printed by St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, which in the 's & 's was a ROCOR (Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia) monastery started by Fr.

Seraphim Rose and Fr. Herman in Platina s: 2. Elder Nektary (–) was the last Elder to function as such at Optina. He was in Optina when it was forcibly closed by the communists inand spent his remaining years in exile from his spiritual home.

He lived through a time of persecution worse than any other in the thousand-year history of the Russian Orthodox Church. The subject of imaginative literature does not often come up in the biographies of holy ascetics. One happy exception, however, is The Life of Optina Elder Nektary, published by the Optina Pustyn monastery in and rendered in English, along with other materials, by the St Herman of Alaska Brotherhood in its book on St Nektary (Elder Nektary of Optina, by Ivan M.

Kontzevitch [Platina, CA. After the closure of Optina Monastery inFr. Sebastian a disciple of both Elder Joseph and Elder Nektary matured rapidly into a truly compassionate pastor. He suffered arrest and imprisonment by the communists inand was sentenced to ten years in the.

$ Elder Barsanuphius (–), a disciple of Elder Anatole (Zertsalov) and Elder Nektary, was a highly cultured man and a successful colonel before entering the monastic life at a relatively late age.

Due to his purity of heart and spiritual sobriety, he was transformed by God into a grace-filled Elder virtually overnight. The Life Story of Elder Nektary (Tihonov), the Last Optina Elder 10/24/ Reading time: 18 minutes Among the great elders of Optina monastery, its last Starets Nektary enjoyed an especial love.

Born in of poor parents Basil and Helen Tihonov, he was christened Nicholas. Elder Anatole the Younger of Optina is the eighth volume in the series of Lives of the Optina Elders published by the St.

Herman of Alaska Brotherhood. pp., illustrated, paperback Collections: All Products, Books & Media, New Offerings. Elder Barsanuphius (), a disciple of Elder Anatole (Zertsalov) and Elder Nektary, was a highly cultured man and a successful colonel before entering the monastic life at a relatively late age.

Due to his purity of heart and spiritual sobriety, he was transformed. The books that Optina Monastery published were sent out free to all monasteries in Russia, and were read by great numbers of laypeople, as well. This labor of love began under the leadership of Elder Macarius (Elder Leonid's disciple) and continued until the forced closure of Optina Monastery.Elder Sebastian of Optina has been translated from the recently published Russian biography, as well as from original manuscripts and various materials from Elder Sebastian’s spiritual children.

Also included is an Akathist to the Saint. Book Details. Publisher: Saint Herman of Alaska Press (October 9, ) ISBN X ISBN Elder Moses, ascetic, silence,Sederholm, Clement. by M. Kontzevitch. The last of the Optina Fathers who was the spiritual father of Archbishop Andrew, Bishop Nektary of Seattle and of the author himself.