January 2, 2011

Iconographic Depictions of the Life of St. Seraphim of Sarov

The following images at the Holy Monastery of Saint Augustine of Hippo and Saint Seraphim of Sarov in the village of Trikorfo of Central Greece depict the life of St. Seraphim of Sarov from his youth till his old age.

St. Seraphim was one of the greatest Russian ascetics, discerners and miracle-workers. He was born in 1759 A.D and died on 2 January 1833. Seraphim was distinguished for his great humility. When the entire world praised him, he referred to himself as "the wretched Seraphim."