KOREYSHA Ivan Yakovlevich( Famous holy fool, clairvoyant.)
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Biography KOREYSHA Ivan Yakovlevich
(8.IH.1780 with. Inkova Porechsky County Smolensk Province. - 6.IH.1861, Moscow)
Born in the family priest, received his early education in the district school. From 1796 g.po 1803 g. studying in the Smolensk Theological Seminary, and at its conclusion he entered the Moscow Theological Academy. Before finishing it, he returned in Porec, where he began work as a teacher the district school. Since 1806. traveled to the holy places: a pilgrimage to the Solovetsky monastery in Kiev Lavra, in Nilov wasteland (Tver Province.). After wandering gravely ill. Returning to the Smolensk region, began to lead the life of a hermit and prophet, seer of human lives. In Smolensk, accused certain officials in the province of embezzlement. The authorities of the province was put to. Transfiguration in Moscow hospital for the mentally ill. Here he continued his prophecies and persuading others in the ability of clairvoyance. Received country-wide fame. From all over the country he was visited by people. Suffering from a mental disorder, K. gave advice to pilgrims on various issues of life. By Name. and his "prophetic work" reflected in the story LN. Tolstoy's "Youth", the story NS. Leskov's "Little bug" in the works of AN. Ostrowski, AI. Oertel. F.M. Dostoevsky refers to. in the Village of Stepanchikovo, in the introduction to the magazine "Time" and depicted in The Devils, under the name Semyon Yakovlevich. K. stayed in hospital for the mentally ill 43 пЁп╬п╢п╟. His tomb at Cherkizovsky cemetery in Moscow has long been a place of worship for people who believe in the prophetic gift of K.
Lit.: Boborykin P.D. Memoirs of a 2-min. - M., 1965; knowledge - force, 1959. -? 5.