The Icon of the Mother of God "Non-Slumbering Eye" ("Nedremliuschee Oko")
Commemorated on May 29
The Icon of the
Mother of God "Non-Slumbering Eye" ("Nedremliuschee Oko")
was presented as a gift offering by the daughter of a formerly reknown preacher
Rodion Putyatin, and situated in a monastery chapel in the city of Rybinsk. The
wonderworking image was famed for numerous healings. The title
"Non-Slumbering Eye" bestown upon the icon is in connection with the
inscription beneathe the image: "I may sleep, but My heart is awake"
(Song of Solomon 5: 2).
© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.