[[Image:Entrance.jpg|right|frame|The Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple]]
Presentation of the Theotokos''' into the Temple, also called '''The Entrance''', is one of the [[Great Feasts]] of the [[Orthodox Church]], celebrated on [[November 21]].
According to [[Tradition]], the [[Theotokos
|Virgin Mary]] was taken& mdash;presented& mdash;into the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem as a young girl, where she lived and served as a Temple virgin until her betrothal to St. [[Joseph the Betrothed|Joseph]]. One of the earliest sources of this tradition is the non-canonical [[Protoevangelion of James]], also called the ''Infancy Gospel of James''.