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Elder Leoid of Optina

Clement Sederholm

Elder Leoid of Optina

by Clement Sederholm

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Saint Herman Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saints & hagiography,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8417220M
    ISBN 100938635662
    ISBN 109780938635666
    OCLC/WorldCa175238954

    Elder Macarius of Optina is a translation of the prima vita written by one of his closest disciples, Archimandrite Leonid Kavelin. The book also contains memoirs by his spiritual children, as well as selections from his profound letters of counsel. Book Details. Publisher: Saint Herman of Alaska Press (March 1, ) ISBN The Optina Elders were influential in the revival of monasticism and spirituality in Russia in the s and early s until the Bolsheviks shutt down the Optina monastery. More detailed information can be found in this article on Pravoslavie. There are several books devoted to the lives of these elders: Elder Leonid of Optina; Elder Anthony.

      All the books were edited by the St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, about the elders of Optina which were from a Russian Orthodox monastery southwest of Moscow. The most famous of the elders was Elder Ambrose, who was born Novem & died Octo He was a disciple of Elder Macarius, who's biography is contain in volume s: 3. The Elder Leonid of Optina. $ The Elder Anthony of Optina. $ The Elder Ambrose of Optina. $ The Elder Sebastian of Optina. $ A new look and hundreds of new and rare Orthodox Christian books will be available. NOTE: all single book (and some multiple book orders) will ship by USPS at

    Wisdom from Elder Leonid of Optina. Wisdom from Elder Leonid of Optina. Disciple: Is mental prayer granted to everyone? Elder Leonid: Whomever the Lord visits with grievous trial, with sorrow or with the deprivation of a beloved neighbour: such a person will involuntarily pray with his whole heat, with all his thoughts and with all his mind. Hieroschemamonk Leonid (Nagolkin) of Optina, also Leo (or Lev) of Optina, was a venerable elder of Optina Monastery and a founder of Optina's utes: Clothed as a hieromonk, sometimes holding a .


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Elder Leonid was very significant for Optina Monastery and for all of Russia. He introduced and firmly established in Optina the ancient tradition of eldership transmitted through St. Paisius Velichkovsky a tradition founded on the Holy Scriptures and the teachings of the Holy Fathers.5/5(2).

Elder Leonid (+) was the first in the long line of great elders of the Optina Monastery in Russia. This book is the story of his life, as well as letters he wrote to his spiritual children. In his 74 years of life upon this earth, Elder Leonid's wisdom poured forth on 5/5(3).

Possessing penetrating spiritual discernment, Elder Leonid radiated a powerful, straightforward manner, yet was both loving and fatherly. He could mystically see Elder Leoid of Optina book the hearts of his spiritual children, knowing when to rebuke, when to exhort, and when to console/5.

So I just finished reading volume 1, on Elder Leonid. Elder Leonid is an important father, as it is during his time and under his influence that the monastery of Optina fully embraced the tradition of eldership.

Each book of the series usually has pages on the life of the father, and then excerpts from his writings. I found the pages specifically dedicated to his teaching fascinating, but alas, there were only. Elder Leonid was very significant for Optina Monastery and for all of Russia. He introduced and firmly established in Optina the ancient tradition of eldership transmitted through St.

Paisius Velichkovsky—a tradition founded on the Holy Scriptures and the teachings of the Holy Fathers. Also included in this volume is the Life of Elder Leonid’s preceptor, Elder Theodore of Svir.

pp., illustrated, paperback. Elder Leonid () introduced and firmly established this tradition in Optina Monastery, as transmitted through the spiritual lineage of the man who first compiled the writings of The Philokalia: St.

Paisius Velichkovsky. Possesing penetrating spiritual discernment, Elder Leonid was at the same time loving and fatherly. Elder Leonid was very significant for Optina Monastery and for all of Russia. He introduced and firmly established in Optina the ancient tradition of eldership transmitted through St.

Paisius Velichkovsky—a tradition founded on the Holy Scriptures and the teachings of the Holy Fathers. Elder Leonid–ushering in a lineage of elders which was to span a full century–is very significant for Optina M.

onastery. Like a lion, he introduced and firmly established the tradition of eldership transmitted from St. Paisius Velichkovsky–a form of monastic life almost forgotten today–founded on the Gospels and the teachings of the. Home > Books > The Optina Elder Series: Sort By: Page of 1: Vol. 1: Elder Leonid of Optina by Fr.

Clement Sederholm Price: $ Vol. 2: Elder Anthony of Optina by Fr. Clement Sederholm Price: $ Vol. 4: Elder Ambrose of Optina by Fr. Sergius Chetverikov Price: $ Vol. 6: Elder Sebastian of Optina by Tatiana Torstensen. Home > Books > St. Herman Press Books: Sort By: Page of 1: A Little Corner of Paradise Elder Leonid of Optina by Fr.

Clement Sederholm Price: $ Vol. 2: Elder Anthony of Optina by Fr. Clement Sederholm Price: $ Vol. 4: Elder Ambrose of Optina by Fr.

Sergius Chetverikov Price: $ Vol. 6: Elder Sebastian of Optina by Tatiana. ELDER LEONID OF OPTINA $ The first of the series of lives of the Optina Elders. The tradition of eldership at Optina was begun by the Elder Leonid in the early 19th century Illus. Elder Macarius of Optina. Leonid Kavelin.

Rating details 9 ratings 1 review. Elder Macarius of Optina is a translation of the largest compilation of materials on this elder of 19th century Russian spirituality. A disciple of elder Leonid (Volume I of the Optina Elders Series), Elder Macarius stands out as the perpetuator of the blessed tradition of holy eldership, which flourished so widely in /5.

Elder Leonid (—) When, at the beginning of the 19th century, a more propitious time for monasticism arrived, and the run-down Optina Monastery was being restored, it was by these ascetics that true monasticism was instituted in Optina.

Fr. Leonid Kavelin, later Abbot of the Holy Trinity - St. Sergius Lavra, wrote this Life of the Elder shortly after his death. Because of this it is an extraordinary and most engaging book, written with the memory of the holy Elder still fresh.

This influences the style of writing, but is also a charming, emotional, and intellectual advantage/5(5). Product Description.

ISBN Possessing penetrating spiritual discernment, Elder Leonid radiated a powerful, straightforward manner, yet was both loving and fatherly. He could mystically see into the hearts of his spiritual children, knowing when to rebuke, when to exhort, and when to console.

While knowing very well how and by what means to put someone to shame, teaching a. Volume 1 of The Optina Elders Series “Over the course of one century—from Elder Leonid’s arrival in until the Monastery’s forced closure by the Communists in —Optina, with its Skete of St.

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At Optina the brethren came daily to Elder Leonid to reveal their thoughts practice which nurtured spiritual vigilance and control. With his gift of clairvoyance, the Elder expertly wielded the spiritual scalpel, going directly to the heart of the person’s problem and inspiring healing tears of repentance.St.

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