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Optina Pustyn Friary, Kaluga Oblast
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Optina Pustyn Friary is located in Kaluga Oblast. Put Optina Pustyn Friary on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kozelsk vacation planner.
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  • Walk around the territory creates a feeling of grace. The place is very namolenoe and even for the most religious person will be pleased to visit him. You can eat in the dining room and even a hotel.
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  • Drove accidentally) with friends. Christened children, but did not go to the shrine, prayer does not read posts and Lenten days not really comply with. For the first time in his life came to confession ... Life turned upside down! Among the monks met insightful and smart people. I was very curious as to why they are in a monastery? That they are so there beckons? In the world were not the ordinary people. With General, became interested in. Became a great read. And vocerkovljat'sja) is a place, after which life changes) were on the source-water delicious, defended the Akathist Ambrose Optinskomu, venerated the relics. Talking with interesting people. Now in Optina tried to ride more often. Just as the newly born after these pilgrimages)
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  • One of my favourite monasteries. Is distinguished by its simplicity. Located in a beautiful place near Kozelsk g. Kaluga region. Out of town along the forest path, you can easily walk to the monastery. Grace reigns inside the temples, propitiation and yard. A walk through the Woods will enrich the feelings and impressions.
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