Today we commemorate the repose of one of the most important Athonite personalities of the 20th century, Elder Joseph the Hesychast, who fell asleep in the Lord 54 years ago on August 15/28, 1959. Below are photos of the tomb and place of asceticism of Elder Joseph at the Holy Mountain.
|The Tomb of Elder Joseph the Hesychast|
|Outside the Tomb of Elder Joseph the Hesychast|
|The Cave of Elders Joseph and Arsenios at New Skete, Mount Athos|
|The view from inside the cave|
|High on the cliff of the cave one can discern where rings were hung with rope for the long hours of vigils|
|Stasidia of the Cave|
|The Brotherhood of Elder Joseph|