The miraculous icon «Tenderness» will bring to the Day of unity to the exhibition in the «Manege»

© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate in fotobanka Dormition Pskovo-Pechersky monastery in the Pskov regionThe miraculous icon «Tenderness» will bring to the Day of unity to the exhibition in the «Manege»© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate the image Bank

One of the main shrines of the Pskov-caves monastery, the miraculous icon of the Mother of God «Tenderness» will be brought from 4 to 25 November for the annual exhibition-forum «Orthodox Russia — Day of national unity» in Moscow «Manege», said Tuesday the organizers of the exhibition.

«Icon, dated to the beginning of the XVI century, becomes the Central and most ancient work on display-the continuation of the cycle «Russia — My story» — said in a press release.

As organizers have specified, one of the most revered and famous images of the Pskov land November 3 will take its place on a specially designed lectern, at the entrance to the first of nine exhibition halls of the exhibition «Treasures of museums of Russia».

«For everyone will be organized, user-friendly approach to the icon, as well as the opportunity to meet with the other images imported from regional collections and not normally available to Metropolitan audiences,» — said in the message.

Pskovo-Pechersk icon of the Mother of God «Tenderness» was, according to legend, written in 1521 by hieromonk Arseny Vladimir icon of the mother of God. She was born in the Pskov-Pechersk monastery merchants Vasilii and Fedor during the monastery of the monk Kornilii of Pskovo-Pechersk (XVI century) and became known among the faithful as a healer of the blind and intercessor of the North-Western borders of Russia.

«In Moscow, the icon will be the blessing of his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill, who will stay on exhibition until 25 November, and then return to the Pskov land», — said the organizers.

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