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- From this comes a little story about St Silouan the Athonite, whose life of prayer taught him immense compassion for all people.
- In the words of a leading twentieth-century Athonite monk, Fr Theoklitos of Dionysiou, ‘It is the eremitic life that constitutes the primary form of monasticism in the East.’
- A notable instance of a monk whose love for others was transubstantiated into prayer is St Silouan the Athonite.
Pronunciation: /ˈaTHəˌnīt/adjective& noun
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