Holosiyvska Desert (Holy Protection Goloseyevskiy Monastery)

Holosiyvska Desert (Kiev, Ukraine) – Detailed Description, Address, reviews and photos.

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Deep in the forest park, in a picturesque place is a cozy monastery – Goloseevsky Desert. Many pilgrims who visited Greece noted that the atmosphere and the desert spirituality are similar to the holy Mount Athos monasteries. During a World War II, the second line of defense across the Kiev Goloseevsky Forest, but no shell fell in the cemetery of the monastery.

There are two versions of the origin of the name Goloseevo. According to the first one here, in the land” new “I do not século 18, a park was broken. Another version suggests that Goloseevo name is derived from the verb” to regret “. At the time of the attack to the Tatar-Mongol army in Kiev, women who lost their families and left without a roof over their heads shouted to this place.

monastery history

Saint Peter (tomb) He drew attention to the beauty and solitude of the special picturesque suburbs of Kiev – Goloseev. Ele comprou uma parte da floresta junto com um pequeno gramado em sua propriedade e construiu um templo aqui em nome do grande mártir John Sochawsky e várias células da casa para os irmãos. Like this, o início do mosteiro da Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, que mais tarde foi chamado de Holosiiv Desert, foi posto.

Além dos templos e das células no deserto de Holosiivsky, havia a residência de verão dos metropolitanos de Kiev com a casa da igreja em homenagem a São João das Cavernas, um hotel, uma fazenda econômica da Lavra e outros edifícios.

Holy Monastery

Rev references. Alexy Goloseyevsky – Kyiv. Icons with moons of John and Nicholas Sochawsky Iskrivsky. In 1999, two icons have been updated in the temple: the Blessed Virgin icon “The Woman Creates” and the Lord's image with the Mother of God, Archangel Michael and the Great Mother of God George.