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[[Image:Koimesis (Chora, Constantinople).jpg|right|350px|thumb|The Dormition of the Theotokos]]
The '''Dormition''' (Falling Asleep) of the [[Theotokos]] is one of the [[Great Feasts]] of the [[Orthodox Church]], celebrated on [[August 15]] and August 28 (according to [[Old Calendarists]]), . For those churches using the [[Gregorian Calendar]], [[Julian Calendar]], and [[Revised Julian Calendar]]this feast falls on August 28 in the secular calendar. This feastThe Feast of the Dormition, which is also sometimes called the Assumption, commemorates the death, resurrection and glorification of Christ's mother. It proclaims that Mary has been "assumed" by [[God]] into the heavenly kingdom of [[Christ]] in the fullness of her spiritual and bodily existence.
==About the feast==
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