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Hesychasm Eastern Christian hymns Marian hymns. Rejoice, O unwedded Bride!

Views Read Edit View history. The first three strophes describe attributes of the Theotokos, while the fourth consists of a prayer for intercession.

The hymn, although not used very often in Simonopetra Monastery, nevertheless spread quickly throughout the Eastern Orthodox world and has been translated into many languages.

Nektarios was a Bishop of the Greek Church qgni the late s, and early s. Greek Wikisource has original text related to this article: A Church Slavonic translation is known to be due to monks of Valaam Monastery.

Nektarios reportedly composed the text for this poem after having seen a vision of the Theotokos in a dream where she asked him to record this poem. Though it is often performed by some choirs as a recessional after the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy during the veneration of the cross and receiving of anti-doron.

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In Orthodox churches, it is considered paraliturgical, and therefore only to be used outside of liturgical services. An alternative text is now often sung instead: The original text of 4.

Articles oarthene Ancient Greek-language text. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Retrieved from ” https: The 24 stanzas are arranged into four strophes, each strophe consisting of three tunes iterated twice over. It is most commonly performed as a concert piece in Greece, and as a recessional hymn after liturgical services in parishes throughout the United States.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The original script can still be viewed on his prayer table in his bedroom at this monastery. Throughout the period of his episcopacy, he spent a lot of desipna in prayer, contemplation and dedicated himself to the monastic life. His spiritual lifestyle, and his particular dedication to the Virgin Mary inspired him to write a wide variety of partjene poetry, much of which was published during his life, and after his repose in According to a tradition passed down on the island of Aegina, St.


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