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23.03.2022

Lecture by Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) for tour guides of Abkhazia

On 21 February 2022, in the conference hall of the Amra Park Hotel (Gagra), as part of a refresher course for guides of Abkhaz travel companies, a lecture was given by the Chairman of the Council of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia, Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar).

Lecture topic: “New Athos Monastery: 1) historical connections of the monastery with Mount Athos in Greece; 2) a monastery and the Russian Emperor Alexander III; 3) the history of the veneration of the miraculous icon of the Mother of God “Vratarnitsa” (“Portaitissa”, also “Iverian”) in New Athos”.

The lecture was attended by 40 people who are licensed guides of the Republic of Abkhazia.