Agiou Pavlou monastery


Agiou Pavlou monastery

Agiou Pavlou monastery ( _el. Μονή Αγίου Παύλου) is an Eastern Orthodox monastery at the monastic state of Mount Athos in Greece. The monastery is in the western part of the Athos peninsula and is dedicated to the Presentation of Christ in the Temple. The founder of monastery was St Paul of Xeropotamou.

The monastery ranks fourteenth in the hierarchy of the Athonite monasteries. The library contains 494 manuscripts, and over 12,000 printed books.

The monastery contains 30 working monks.

External links

* [http://www.mountathos.gr/active.aspx?mode=en{1f47a326-e443-4719-8746-cfce887cc15f}View Agoiu Pavlou monastery at the Mount Athos website]
* [http://www.culture.gr/2/21/212/21210a/e212ja14.html Greek Ministry of Culture: Holy Monastery of Αgiou Pavlou (St.Paul's)]


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