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[[Theotokos|Panagia]] the '''Life Giving Spring''' in most Orthodox countries their is an icon with an image that depicts her over a font or spring which is called the '''Life-Giving Spring'''. The original icon and the feast are associated to a monastery just west from Constantinople (Balikli?) built on the location of the garden built ...
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[[Theotokos|Panagia]] the '''Life Giving Spring''' icon and monastery originates from Baloukli, just west from Constantinople, and the first monastery is built on the location of the garden that was dedicated to the Virgin Mary, some time in the 5th century.
  
 
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==List of Icons with this name==
 
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Panagia the Life Giving Spring icon and monastery originates from Baloukli, just west from Constantinople, and the first monastery is built on the location of the garden that was dedicated to the Virgin Mary, some time in the 5th century.



List of Icons with this name

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List of Churches around the world

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List of Monasteries around the world

Many other monasteries, especially in Greece, bear the same name to the original Monastery founded in Contantinople:

  • Monastery of the Theotokos the Life-Giving Spring, Dunlap (California, USA) - 38526 Dunlap Road (www.malf.net/spring.htm)
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Hymnography

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In Orthodox hymnography, the Theotokos is frequently compared to as a 'Holy fountain' ...

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