General view of the Raifa Bogoroditsky Monastery from the forest plantations.
Shoot through the green leaves.
View of the monastery: domes, bell tower.
Calendar: 06.01.2003 - 08.31.2003
Information road sign with the inscription "Raifa".
Highway through the forest.
Spruce branches, coniferous plantations.
Monument to the employees of Kazan Gubchek, killed in 1918.
Panorama of the table with their names.
Red star on the monument.
The monument is set on the way to the village in the forest area.
The road to the monastery.
Entrance to the territory of the monastery.
Visitors to the monastery.
The monastery tower.
Cherub with a pipe on the tower.
The bas-relief of the archangels Michael and Gabriel.
The central arch.
Dome crosses against a clear blue sky.
The temple is a large group of teenagers.
Information plate: Belltower with the gatehouse in honor of Archangel Michael Archangel, 1903.
A thankful table with a list of benefactors on the wall of one of the temples.
Panorama from the temple of the Georgian Icon of the Mother of God to the temple of the Martyrs in Sinai and Raif of the beaten.
Workers on the roof.
Entrance to the temple.
The tombstone of one of the philanthropists - the merchant Otlashkin (with the help of which the bell tower of the monastery was built).
Children's excursion enters the territory of the monastery.
The tombstone is an angel sculpture.
The inscription on the stone: We worship your Cross.
Sculpture of Christ.
The tombstone is a sculpture of a girl with a bird.
The temple complex of the monastery: the temple of the martyrs in Sinai and Raif of the beaten, Trinity temple, the temple of the Georgian icon of the Mother of God.
A pond with stones and people near it.
The lake is on the territory of the monastery.
The iconostasis of the Georgian church.
The interior of the temple.
Miraculous Georgian Icon of the Mother of God.
Interior decoration of the Georgian icon of the Mother of God.
Trinity Cathedral of the monastery.
The general temple complex of the monastery territory.
Interiors of the Trinity Church.
Candles, lamps, icons.
Troitsky, Georgian churches, bell tower.
Viceroy Archimandrite Vsevolod (Zakharov).
Children draw water from the monastery source.
The gate opens: the building of a children's shelter.
Courtyard of the orphanage.
Domes of the Trinity Cathedral.
Details of the temples.
People on the territory of the monastery.
The monastery garden, flowerbeds.
The natural landscape of the territory of the monastery: a river with water lilies.
Reflection of the sun's rays on the water surface.
View of the monastery.
Children in the refectory at the common table are having their lunch.
They sing after dinner.
Interview with a nurse.
A nestling in the palms of a child.
Interiors of rooms.
Computer training class.
The child at the computer: plays in automobile racing.
Resting room: the children are at the TV.
The child is playing at the drum set.
Photos: Yury Shevchuk meets with the orphanage pupils during a visit to the monastery, Father Siluan, Deacon A. Kuraev, M. Shaimiev, V. Rushailo.
The ruined monastery and the monastery before the revolution.