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The monastic life in the monastery of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary - MATKA was reestablished in 1998.

The Typicon (rule) of the monastery is ascetic-hesychastic based on the Jesus Prayer, Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on me (us).

The Typicon (rule) of the monastery is ascetic-hesychastic based on the Jesus Prayer, Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on me (us).

The Jesus prayer is practiced through out the whole day while completing the monastic obligations (obedience's) of which are also the creation and workmanship of cleric vestments at the studio of this monastery. 

The Jesus prayer is practiced through out the whole day while completing the monastic obligations (obedience's) of which are also the creation and workmanship of cleric vestments at the studio of this monastery. 

Everyone works together, and the blessing as in any monastery is given by the Abbess.

The motives on the vestments are inspired by the rich cultural heritage, frescoes, icons, ornaments from manuscripts, preserved older cleric robes ...

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