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Valaam,

island, Russia: see Ladoga, LakeLadoga, Lake
, Finnish Laatokka, Rus. Ladozhskoye Ozero, c.7,000 sq mi (18,100 sq km), NW European Russia, in Karelia, NE of St. Petersburg. The largest lake in Europe, it is c.130 mi (210 km) long and c.80 mi (130 km) wide and has a maximum depth of 738 ft (225 m).
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Request for proposal: Works under the project Repair filtering mound of dry stone masonry on Kidron stream on 5 km of the Main monastic road Valaam Archipelago
Hesychast revival brought about by Velichkovsky generated another important process: the formation and flourishing of the highly influential spiritual centers such as the Valaam monastery on the lake Ladoga or the famous hermitage of Optina Pustyn,' which Leo Tolstoy visited in his final days.
The oldest one in Russia"; the formation of the historiographical image of Valaam Monastery.
The organized effort began with a group of missionaries from the Valaam Monastery in Finland.
During his stay in the country, which will last more than a week, Patriarch Bartholomew will visit many of Russia's Orthodox sites, including the Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra, the most important Russian monastery and spiritual centre, the Valaam Monastery in Karelia, and St.
Born to a Russian mother and British father, Alexander Prior turned to a 15th Century chant from the Russian monastery of Valaam when writing Valesslavitsa.
John the Wonderworker Orthodox Church - The Paschal Matins, sung in the ancient Valaam chant, will begin at 11 a.
The five singers of the Valaam Ensemble, from the Valaam Monastery north of St Petersburg, will be giving a concert in Holy Trinity Church, Beauchamp Avenue, Leamington, at 7.
Last June in Alveston Church, it put on a choir from Moscow which was given a standing ovation, and it is hoping for a similar response when The Valaam Ensemble of St Petersburg performs in the Guild Chapel on Thursday, March 3.
Theophan the Recluse says, "There is but one road to the kingdom of God--a cross, voluntary or involuntary" (Igumen Chariton of Valaam, trans.
In the middle of Lake Ladoga is an island called Valaam with an Orthodox monastery on it.
Vladislav Tsipin, Istoriia Russkoi Tserkv (Moscow: Valaam Monastery, 1997), 9:197.