Kirill Belozersky( Religious activities)
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Biography Kirill Belozersky
Cyril (the world Kozma) Belozersky (1337, Moscow - 1427, Cyril-Belozersky Monastery) - cleric. Place of the noble boyar family. He served as treasurer of his relative T.V. Sonya, Okolnichy Dmitry Donskoy. Not feeling the inclination to worldly life, to. became a monk Simonov Monastery in Moscow. Hard work in the bread and hut in combination with the deeply religious have to. known Sergey Radonezhsky to-ing, coming to the monastery, certainly talked to him about the benefits of mental. In 1388 K. became Archimandrite and communicated with the lead. Prince and his sons, but not finding satisfaction in high Sana'a, went to live in a remote forest Belozersky. In the ancient city of Vologda and Belozersky K. chosen place and nachasha kopati his cell in the earth ". So on the shore of the lake Siverskoye in 1397 to. founded the monastery of the Immaculate Virgin, who gained fame as Cyril Belozersky. Spiritual authority to. immeasurably increased, and the monastery began to receive land deposits, he led. Prince sinks. sent him "the mercy dovolni". Sage and scholar, K. founded the great library, was engaged in raising awareness, speaking in his letters and teachings as a mentor fair and strong sinks. Prince. In the spiritual ooratilsya to the birthplace of Prince, asking him to support the new abbot, and do not permit "perechinivati" assigned to. orders. Community-based K., to ser. XV in. emerged as a religious center of non-covetous demanded the rejection of church land, in 1547 to. was numbered among the church canonized.