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Christ Pantocrator (Hilander) Icon - X133

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Pantocrator, "almighty," is one of the many names of God used in the Bible. It refers to Christ as Sabaoth, "Lord of Hosts," the ruler of all, and the sustainer of the universe. This image of Christ is the most widely-used subject in all of Orthodox Christianity, appearing on the domes and iconostases of churches, as well as on panel icons in homes and chapels everywhere.

The Lord appears serious, sometimes even stern, but dispassionate as the eternal God. His right hand is raised in a gesture of blessing. As the Word Incarnate, He holds a Gospel book. When the book is open, it signifies Christ as the Teacher; when it is closed, He is the Judge, with the final verdict known only to Himself.

This famous icon of our God and Savior Jesus Christ is from the 12th-century Hilander Monastery, a Serbian monastery on the Holy Mountain of Athos in Greece.

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  1. Picture perfect 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Oct 25th 2017

    Great quality, the picture is true to the actual product.

  2. All prayer corners need this one 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Jan 20th 2017

    Christ was not some glorify hippy, he is our king. This depiction of our lord is perfect rendition of both his mercy as well as his justice.

  3. Beautiful icon 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Nov 2nd 2016

    Beautiful icon. Very well made. I bought the classic style with protective beeswax.

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