Mirotochenie — a phenomenon in Christianity related to the appearance of oily water (so-called global) on icons and relics of saints. Phenomenon is the appearance of the icon light oily type substance that emits fragrance. Various cases mirotocheniya differ in appearance, color and consistency appears fluid.
It can be thick and viscous as tar, or resemble dew (in this case mirotochenie sometimes called "eleotocheniem" or "rosotocheniem").
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Category: Mystery and Mysticism