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Icon of the Mother of God "Increase in Mind" (Virgin Mary "The addition of the mind")

Icon of the Mother of God "Increase in Mind" (Virgin Mary "The addition of the mind")

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Wooden Icon of the Mother of God "Increase in Mind" (Virgin Mary "The addition of the mind")

Saints on the edges of the icon:

Venerable Sergius of Radonezh,
Saint Dmitry of Rostov,
Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker,
Great Martyr Barbara,
Reverend Anna the Prophetess,
Saint Chariton

This image is well-known among all schoolchildren, students, and parents of children with mental and speech disabilities. It is believed that miracles have occurred through prayers in front of this icon on multiple occasions.

The iconography of the Mother of God "The Addition of the Mind" originated in the 16th century. It was influenced by Western art, which featured intricate elements and symbolism. On this icon, the Mother of God and the Infant Jesus are portrayed wearing royal crowns, with the Infant holding the Orb in his left hand. The image signifies the heavenly power that is directed towards assisting humanity. The Mother of God and Jesus are dressed in dolmatik, special robes that distinguish this image from traditional ones. The background depicts a starry sky, while angels ascend towards the Mother of God, holding lit candles in their hands. Cherubim and Seraphim hover over the prototype of the Heavenly Jerusalem.

According to tradition, the image appeared thanks to a man who lived during the time of Patriarch Nikon. He had been studying ancient texts, including those of Joseph, but couldn't find the answer to the question of salvation. This question troubled him to the point where his mental state became clouded. In desperation, he prayed to the Mother of God for guidance. In response to his prayers, the Mother of God appeared and instructed him to paint an icon exactly as he had envisioned. The man happened to be an icon painter, and once he completed the task, he was miraculously healed.

The icon is made by printing on a wooden board. Paints are mineral, do not fade with time. The thickness of the board is 2 cm. The board is covered with soil by hand. The image is covered with wax. Each icon has a metal mount on the back side so that you can hang the icon on the wall.

Our icons are made by Orthodox craftsmen. You can read more about the technology here:

We hope it will be a good gift for you and your loved ones.

The products on our site are not intended to denigrate any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything. The icon is not an object for the fulfillment of desires or healing.

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