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Dormition

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The dormition of the mother of the Theotokos, the [[Righteous]] [[Anna]], is celebrated on [[July 25]].
==Hymns==
[[Troparion]] (Tone 1) [http://oca.org/FStropars.asp?SID=13&ID=102302]
 
:In giving birth you preserved your virginity,
:In falling asleep you did not forsake the world, O Theotokos.
:You were translated to life, O Mother of Life,
:And by your prayers, you deliver our souls from death.
 
[[Kontakion]] (Tone 2)
 
:Neither the tomb, nor death could hold the Theotokos,
:Who is constant in prayer and our firm hope in her intercessions.
:For being the Mother of Life,
:She was translated to life by the One who dwelt in her virginal womb.
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