This is the most famous icon in the Serbian Monastery Hilandar, Mt.Athos, Greece and there are about 30 wonderful icons in Hilandar.
Rich history of this icon is connected with St. John Damascus, famous religious poet and Orthodox Arab, who lived in 8th century. He served in the castle of Siria's calif and he was accused as an enemy of state and his right hand was cut off as a sentence. He was a man of great faith and with love for Mother of God. He asked calif for his hand and prayed in front of this icon for healing and he was healed ! He made a silver right hand and put it on the icon as a symbol of his miraculous healing. He also gave the icon its name.
A Legend says that this icon was made by Apostle Luka, and, since he knew the Mother of God personally, it shows how She really looked like.
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