Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapavsa, Kalabaka, Greece
The Holy Meteora constitute an eerie stone city in the western part of Thessaly land between the mountains of Pindos and Antichasion a thousand and more rocks. No human description and no picture can not show their commanding beauty. Huge rocks, tall, one-piece, with four hundred and more meters high, made, say, by God especially for speculative practitioners who would seek in their otherworldly serenity a unique right place complete dedication.
The meteorite landscape and the ascetic life are two things that are very similar. The prayer, deep prayer oloklirotiki need something like the Meteora. Something rough and imposing. You need naked stone and sky. Very Heaven! Meteora. The name “Meteor” -archika- inspired the founder of the Monastery of the Transfiguration, Saint Athanasios Meteorites (1343/4 AD) for “Wide Rock,” where actually got.
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