Journal Epohi
“ST. CYRIL AND ST. METHODIUS” UNIVERSITY OF VELIKO TARNOVO - UNIVERSITY PRESS

Holy Places in Chiprovtsi Region


Authors:
Anuta Kamenova-Borin

Pages: 124-132

Abstract:

Holy shrines in Chiprovtsi region are monasteries, churches and votive crosses. Prevala village is situated in Chiprovtsi region. There is an only rock monastery in these parts with 15 votive crosses in honor of spiritual patrons and Christian saints. It is celebrated in connection with human health and against nature disasters endangering people, animals and property. There is an active votive holiday – Spasov day which people keep in touch with old holy ritual practices.

Keywords:

worship, monastery, church, rock monastery, holy ritual cross,sacrificial rite

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