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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Giginski Monastery St. St. Kozma and Damyan / Cyrnogorski

The monastery is known by two names - Tsarnogorski (Shernogorski, Cyrnogorski, Black forest) and Giginski. The first name comes from the location of monastery in the mountain Cherna Gora (Black forest) at the foot of Mount Kitka (1118 m) and the second the name of the village Gigintsi. The monastery is under the auspices of two saints - St. Cosma and St. Damian.

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