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Photo: 2 on a bishop's Eagle rug

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  • Nina Tkachuk Dimas
      The spiritual meaning of the Eagle Rug, depicting an eagle soaring above a city points to a higher heavenly origin and dignity of the episcopacy. Standing
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 5, 2013
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      "The spiritual meaning of the Eagle Rug, depicting an eagle soaring above a city points to a higher heavenly origin and dignity of the episcopacy. Standing everywhere on the Eagle Rug, it is as if an s bishop is upborne by an Eagle. The Eagle is a symbol of higher creation, the ranks of angels..."
      (Clergy handbook published by the Moscow Patriarchate.)
      (Click below to see the pair standing on the Eagle Rug)
       PHOTO:  Patriarch Kirill and the head of the Shaolin Monastery
       
        
       




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