Entries by p. Paisie

COMPROMISING ORTHODOXY BY THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH AND THOSE OF JERUSALEM AND AMERICA

         by Gh. Zervos Ecumenist prayer inside the Holy Sepulchre performed by heretic pope and ecumenical Patriarch. The heretic pope and ecumenical Patriarch prayed together “Our father” (in Italian language) and different pericopes from the gospel while through the joint Declaration they both signed, the ecumenical Patriarch: a) proclaims that the Orthodox Church does not […]

DOES ECCLESIASTES TEACH ABOUT THE DEATH OF SOUL?

1. What does the text we investigate say? The study of today will be focused on the analysis of some texts from the Bible that are wrongly interpreted by heretics who use them in an irrational and unacceptable way to support their wrong teaching according to which there is no difference between the human soul […]

Yoga: A method of destroying the human personality

Dr. Leon Brangk (Theology) The word “yoga” is derived etymologically from the Indo-European root “yug” – “Joch” in German, “ζεύγ” in Greek and it means “consorting with”, “annexation”. It means the unification of the individual self with the divine element. According to the way the divine element is perceived, either as one of the endless […]

Reiki – Therapy or Occult Practice?

Eléni Andouláki – University teacher   The notion of therapy Did you ever think how altered the terms we currently use are? How far words are from their initial content? How “therapy” ended up defining everything but the valid scientific medical action? Any questionable practice, any absurd and dangerous method is nowadays called “therapy”. Obviously, […]

Saint Nicholas helps a sterile Muslim woman

A Muslim woman from Bashkortostan (Russia), who underwent many medical tests and therapies in order to get pregnant succeeded in that only after she prayed before saint Nicholas’icon. I’m a Muslim but for a certain reason I believe that the icon helped me, the happy mother declared for Komsomolskaya Pravda. Her friends adviced her to […]

The existence of God

THE TEACHING ABOUT GOD 85.What can be known about God by means of the human mind and the surrounding nature ? By these means we know that God exists, but we don’t know what He is in His essence, in His being. Is there any difference between this kind of knowledge about the existence of […]