Manastir je posvećen svetim arhanđelima Mihailu i Gavrilu, a kapela Presvetoj Bogorodici. Nalazi se u selu Kaona u Posavotamnavi.
Manastirska crkva je najstarija crkva u okolini podignuta još u vreme Nemanjića. O nastanku manastira Kaona postoji više predanja, po jednom, crkva potiče iz vremena Nemanjića. Drugo predanje postanak vezuje za za Ikoniju, sestru Miloša Obilića. Kaže se da je Ikonija sagradila ovu crkvu, a druga sestra Miloševa, Vida, neki manastir u Vidojevici.
U pisanim dokumentima crkva se pominje prvi put 1548. godine. Da je nastavila a živi i po dolasku Turaka na ovo područje svedoče i kasniji popisi u kojima se pominje ova crkva i sveštenoslužitelji u njoj. U periodu Drugog austro-turskog rata 1717-1719. godine u Kaonu je donet i jedan osmoglasnik, koji govori o teškom stanju naših naroda i naših crkava pod Turcima. Osmoglasnik je iz 1693. godine, štampao ga je u Lvovu Simeon tipograf. Poklonio ga je srpskom manastiru Ravanica, odakle je donet u Kaonu.
Iguman Grigorije obnovio je 1756. godine crkvu, obnova je bila većih razmera i trajala je nekoliko godina tako da je crkva živopisana tek 1766. godine. Živopis je radio srbijanski slikar Teodor Stefanov Gologlavac. Crkva je tokom Prvog srpskog ustanka bila opljačkana i zapaljena, tako da su 1830. godine urađene nove dveri. Tokom Prvog srpskog ustanka u manastiru Kaona se nalazila ustanička bolnica, a u samoj crkvi magacin i barutana. Po završetku ustanka, krajem 1815. godine, po naređenju Marka Štitarca u ovom manastiru je otrovan učesnik oba ustanka, prota Nikola Smiljanić. Stanje manastira je u ovom periodu bilo dosta loše, u jednom aktu iz 1836. godine kaže se da je manastirska crkva sagrađena od kamena, da ima jedno zvono, da je u lošem stanju. Manastirskom crkvom se služilo nekoliko okolnih sela i parohija, pa su istovremeno služili i sveštenici i kaluđeri. Ali vremenom se monaški život ugasio, pa je manastir pretvoren u parohijsku crkvu. Međutim crkva se nije održavala tako da se 1885. godine u njoj prestalo služiti a tri godine kasnije 1888. crkva se srušila. Privremeno je napravljena kapela u kojoj se služilo do podizanja nove crkve.
Sadašnja srkva je sagrađena 1892. godine, a osvećena 1911. kada je podignuta i zvonara. Tokom I Svetskog rata srkva je dosta oštećena a arhiva zapaljena. Crkva je ponovo pretvorena u manastir tokom 1936. godine. Manastir je tavorio sve do šezdesedih godina XX veka kada su sagrađena dva konaka i ostale zgrade. Novi procvat doživeo je dogradnjom krstionice i još dve crkve tokom 1984. i 1985. godine kada je manastir obogaćen i novim sadržajima.
Monastery is dedicated to the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel, and the Mother of God Chapel. It is situated in the village Kaona in Posavotamnava.
The monastery church is the oldest church built in the vicinity at the time Nemanjićes. The Origin of the monastery there are several traditions Kaona, one time, the church dates from the time Nemanjićes. The second origin of the tradition associated with the icon, the sister of Milos Obilic. It is said that Iconium built this church, and another sister, Milos, Vida, a monastery in Vidojevic.
In written documents, the church is mentioned for the first time the 1548th year. That the continued lives and the arrival of Turks in this area is confirmed by subsequent lists that mention this church, and priests in it. During the Second Austro-Turkish war of 1717-1719. in Kaona was adopted and one osmoglasnik, about the grave condition of our nation and our churches by the Turks. Osmoglasnik from 1693rd year, he printed it in Lvov Simeon typographer. Donated by the Serbian monastery of Ravnica, where he passed the Kaon.
Abbot Gregory renewed in 1756. The church renovation is a large scale and lasted for several years so that the church was painted only 1766th year. The frescoes were worked by Teodor Stefanov Serbian Gologlavac. Church during the First Serbian Uprising was looted and burned, so the 1830th The new doors made. During the First Serbian uprising in the monastery was located Kaona insurgent hospital, while inside the church magazine and armory. Upon completion of the uprising, in late 1815th year on the orders of Mark Štitarca in this monastery is toxic both a participant of the uprising, Archpriest Nicolas Smiljanic. State of the monastery in this period was bad enough, in one act from the 1836th The said that the monastery church was built of stone, that has a bell that is in poor condition. Monastery church to serve several surrounding villages and parishes, and they also served to priests and monks. But over time the monastic life extinguished, and the monastery was converted into a parish church. But the church is not maintained by the 1885th year it ceased to serve three years later, the 1888th church collapsed. The temporary chapel was built in which would serve to raise a new church.
Current srkva built 1892nd , and consecrated 1911th When raised, and bell. During World War srkva has been badly damaged and set on fire archive. The church was again turned into a monastery in the 1936th year. The monastery was šezdesedih languished until the twentieth century when they built two dormitories and other buildings.
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siamesa (28121) 2011-05-05 15:56
Boa noite Sasha
Splendid landscape.Superb photo with an excellent pov and marvelous colors. Perfect sharpness and exposure.
emilbo (22616) 2011-05-05 16:50
Quel joli coin tranquille et merveilleux paysage. Le monastčre est magnifique et bien entouré par une belle végétation. Une image bien cadrée, excellente saturation des couleurs et beaux reflets.
Toutes mes félicitations,
pajaran (61856) 2011-05-05 21:21
Srecan povratak mladi umetnice iz Senja
Lepo mesto i manastir sa dugom i bogatom istorijom ...
Lep pogled preko refleksa na vodi, obale sa zelenom travom, drvecem na manastir, sumu i belim obalcima na nebu.
Dobar tekst sa istorijom mesta i manastira.
Dobar snimak i prikaz lepim bojama i fotografijom.
Moje cestitke na dobrom radu.
Prijatan dan, kod nas je poceo sa suncem.
vishaal (1042) 2011-05-05 21:44
Hi Saša !
A wonderful POV for this amazing monastery of Michael and Gabriel ! Beautiful natural surroundings are adding to its beauty. Wonderful reflection in the water.
Good sharpness and a very beautiful green color ! Nice frame too.
Graal (103028) 2011-05-06 0:23
nice composition, good presentation of Monastery. I like the colours and reflections. An interesting note.
Have a nice WE.
mauro61 (52857) 2011-05-06 0:31
ottimo l'angolo di inquadratura che oltre a riprendere il monastero in mezzo a tanto verde ti ha permesso di catturarne il riflesso nel piccolo lago.
Buona gestione della luce,
krzychu30 (15512) 2011-05-06 0:35
the spring has finally arrived and uncovered many beautiful landscapes,like this one.You´ve chosen excellent POV to present un this beautiful Monastery and its picturesque surrounding.I like those reflection of the Monastery in the water.The colors here are just stunning,so bright and vivid.Your picture convey well the beauty of this place.
Have a nice weekend
Kielia (24077) 2011-05-06 0:37
it is a magical atmosphere that you have captured here. What a great impression of the monastery with very fascinating reflections. The light is fantastic! My compliments, also for the interesting notes!
ikeharel (72887) 2011-05-06 1:06
Wonderful to see you are back.
Good take on the monastery, with it's fabulous surroundings, grren in most, and reflection on water.
Good perspective over.
John_F_Kennedy (43665) 2011-05-06 5:04
Very nice and colourful shot of this beautiful castle. Well done.
pablominto (53746) 2011-05-06 9:19
The calm water serves as a perfect mirror to show the monastery buildings!
A pleasant composition to show this lovely rural setting, a fine mix of lawns, wooded hills and water...
Beautiful vivid colours!
cornejo (43533) 2011-05-06 10:11
Sasha cordials greetings. A very beautiful image of this monastery in this beautiful place. A very good photo, technically very well. A excellent work, congratulation. Have a nice weekend, thanks for sharing.
raszid62 (18515) 2011-05-06 22:30
Лепа, мала манастир окружен парком уредан. на миран баре. Очигледно је да монаси су веома вредни. Упркос Облачно време, боје су веома лепе. Одлична композиција у савршеном квалитету.
dip (23888) 2011-05-07 3:46
I like the reflections in the foreground and the vivid green tones,the church behind is indeed a beautiful and importand detail in the picture,
well captured and composed!
rodgerg (55767) 2011-05-09 1:28
An excellent nad well balanced composition well presneted in a beautiful square format. POV well selcetd with the lake (and the beautiful reflections) which lerne the glance to the religious architectur in the BG.
Have a nice week,
s_lush (16214) 2011-05-09 6:00
As your picture shows, this monastery of very good architecture is situated at the highly picturesque place. You have captured it from the very favorable point of view, with the lake, beautiful reflection and many interesting natural and architectural details being in the composition. Perfectly good presentation of this old monastery!
Cricri (120521) 2011-05-09 9:34
Magnifique la présentation avec les reflets de l'église en avant plan, l'arbre d'un côté et la découpe des prés, bonne préservation de la lumičre du moment, belle réalisation
AleksandarPet (274) 2011-05-09 15:21
Odlican kvalitet fotografje!
Lepe boje sa odlicnim kontrastom!
Jako inpresivno ogledanje manastira o vodi jednom reciju savrseno odradjen posao!
adramad (46496) 2011-05-10 6:53
Glad to hear from you, you know, it misses you.
Wonderful landscape where is located the monastery and a masterful POV you've chosen to grasp, charming their reflections in these calm waters, abundant trees and greenery around on the ground next to the building is ideal composition.
Fantastic management of light, giving you rich colors and ideal, also very good image quality.
Spend a nice afternoon.
janusz2054 (2) 2011-05-10 11:04
Great and very lovely monastry middle of the green area, splendid part of nature.Very interesting POV and great details.All is perfect , shrpenness and compostion too.
TRB (14116) 2011-05-10 12:41
Colors, clarity, and the nature of the reflections are excellent. very beautiful landscape, excellent presentation. congratulations, greetings
pierrefonds (67539) 2011-05-11 5:11
The reflections in the water are assets to the composition. The distance between the pond and the monsatery is giving depth to the scene. The trees are framing well the scene. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the monastery. The afternoon light has a good effect on the colors. Have a nice day.
Longroute (19396) 2011-05-11 7:20
Very good composition: pond, garden and monastery, all is set in a fine way and with a good perspective.
The reflections on the pond makes the image attractive.
All the best,
(I'm away from home most of the time now, and so it's difficult for me to participate in TE)
jemaflor (98771) 2011-05-11 12:26
Nice view with this orthodox monastery well taken from this pov, lovely reflections on water, nice green color also.
Silvio1953 (145605) 2011-05-11 15:41
Ciao Sasha, Great POV on lovely monastery, fascinating reflections, wonderful natural colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
agulberk (3794) 2011-05-11 19:10
Wonderful reflection of white cute church in small lake , excellent landscaping and great composition with nice presentation.
Very well sharpness,contrast,light management and sharpness.
nikkitta (17066) 2011-05-11 20:24
Interesting and informative note of a beautiful monastery
alone in a quiet landscape, so quiet that the water let you capture the perfect reflection
Like the different green of the vegetation, obviously Spring has arrived
danos (99221) 2011-05-12 4:23
the little pond with the reflection in it of the Monastery is good.The POV adds depth and perspective in the image with the beauty of the place to be superb.Well done.
Have a good afternoon,Danos
Angshu (56758) 2011-05-12 7:26
An attractive scene even in low light. The perspective & lead-in with the water, the still mirror image, the good framing & the fine church in the BG culminates into a nice composition. Well done!
AiresSantos (56155) 2011-05-12 23:07
Fine picture of the Orthodox Monastery Kaona
I like your POV and the reflections
Well framed and done
have a nice day
geoant68 (331) 2011-05-12 23:13
the view of the Monastery is fine as is reflected in the water pond of the foreground.The sight of the area is superb with some parts of it to be a little dark,due to my screen.
jmdias (65105) 2011-05-13 2:49
very beautiful the position of this church in the landscape. I liked its architectonic style and the framing here. good sharpness
subhendu_bagchi (26089) 2011-05-13 8:29
a nice presentation here. Like the church at BG surrounded by greeneries. Great to see the reflection in the foreground pond. Excellent work. Tfs.
anokutan (15097) 2011-05-13 23:09
Wonderful to see you are back.Good take on the monastery, with it's fabulous surroundings, grren in most, and reflection on water.
daddo (26900) 2011-05-14 6:55
Zdravo Sasha. Divan monastir koji se istice u toj okolini. Lipo si uhvatio reflekciju i boje. Steta da nisi se dao malo vise na desno i uhvatio cjelu konstrukciju jer ovako stablo na livo ima vecu ulogu nego sto bi morao. Pozdrav iz ledenog Melburna. Klaudio.
paololg (31448) 2011-05-14 12:45
Ciao dear Sasha,
beautiful photo captured by an excellent POV that emphasizes the wonderful reflections. Even if this monastery has 5 centuries of history, it is possible to see that its architecture, typically orthodox, is very pleasant and interesting. Excellent shot, dear fried, congratulations!
Ciao, have a nice weekend!
ciakgiak (30431) 2011-05-15 6:01
non mi ero accorto di questa bellissima immagine, col Monastero in perfetta posizione ed incastonato in un paesaggio meraviglioso.
Molto belli i riflessi sull'acqua ed i colori.
Un caro abbraccio
vasilpro (41547) 2011-05-15 9:34
Wonderful composition with reflections in square format, excellent POV, beautiful church with interesting architecture, lovely light and colors, very good clarity, sharpness and contrast.
Have a nice Sunday afternoon, Vasilis.
Fis2 (99686) 2011-05-15 12:53
interesting orthodox monastery.
Good POV and composition, excellent reflection.
I like colors.
Photo is tiltedto the right :(
Green framing ???
Juntas (7960) 2011-05-16 7:22
Hi Sasha. The place is wonderful and you have captured it very nicely except for the strong tilt that you could have corrected easily and I have doubts about the green border too. The colors are nice and light is great too. Sharpness is good and reflections are beautiful.
Have a nice day.
sacimar (26629) 2011-05-16 11:13
beautiful place, I like the monastery and its reflection on the water, the perspective is interesting showing the trees all around the building, well done,
siolaw (38292) 2011-05-17 10:50
A nice place and interesting architecture from a well chosen POV.
The reflections are a fine bonus. Weather was not so helpful but you have pleasant colours here.
fabianoleite (11763) 2011-05-17 15:45
Excellent composition, the monastery is well surrounded by the lake and beautifulplants, in an excellent composition. Great balance of colors, congratulations!
sacavem (18620) 2011-05-18 3:59
A scene very relaxing, beautiful scenery you captured.I like the colours and reflections.Very well sharpness,contrast,light management and sharpness.
jafadabret (56501) 2011-05-18 11:57
Ce paysage d'eau et de verdure met cette église en valeur. J'aime les reflets de l'édifice et du ciel.
yedirenk (11244) 2011-05-20 5:53
Hi dear Sasha,
wonderful composition with great green tones and reflections..a peaceful ambiance..a very impressive monastery.perfect view angle and framing..TFS
Vasa (515) 2011-05-22 2:27
Vrlo dopadljiv snimak, Saša. Ne postižem da čitam brojne komentare, ali predpostavljam da su mnogi primetili odsjaj crkve u vodi. I mene to zavodi. Možda imaš i snimak u kome si kadrirao samo to. Sve pohvale, druže, i radujem se što te ponovo vidim u dobroj formi.
peppe59 (14555) 2011-05-23 7:51
paesaggio fantastico, i contrasti sono molto belli e ben dosati, non ti sei fatto sfuggire il bellissimo riflesso nell'acqua.
Complimenti una bellissima immagine.
Atousa (7131) 2011-05-24 8:40
A nice view.. lovely elements are seen in this well composed shot.. great colors n reflections.. beautifully captured.. tfs
Best regards, Atousa
fds (9403) 2011-05-25 9:03
very beautiful monastery in the very nice green landscape
m (0) 2011-05-26 1:33
That's a very beautiful view of an old monastery with the river flowing out of the corner of the picture. Excellent clarity provides wonderful reflection and the colors are very fresh and bright.
Lovely work. Have a nice day,
TopGeo (38216) 2011-05-30 8:44
Hi Saša !
A wonderful POV for this amazing monastery of Michael and Gabriel I like your picture here is that BG the church the reflections and the composition of a dynamic perspective and impressive
ptiza (727) 2011-05-31 5:56
This is a perfect reflection of the Monastery and the sky in the water. Very good composition. I like the framing it.
With best regards,
Juzo (4203) 2011-06-01 7:18
This is a beautiful scene, the colours are lovely and the reflection is well done and appealling. I think the border distracts a little, but it still blends in well. What a pretty part of the world Kaona is. TFS.
Hellas (6945) 2011-06-02 4:06
Very good management of lighting, but of the scenery,too.
The sharpness and clarity are the characteristics of the composition. Mirrored enhances the final result.
mkamionka (37813) 2011-06-11 1:11
great composition with the pond in the foreground which provides a pretty reflection plus some extra geometric shapes. This is a very attractive way to present this charming church..
Very well done,
Have a great weekend,
Charo (51212) 2011-07-05 14:40
Very nice this church located in an area also very beautiful.
Excellent perspective on the river in the foreground and captured in a perfect reflection.
fotka (4489) 2011-07-22 11:55
I like the small monastery surrounded by the trees on the edge of the pond. The water there gives great opportunity for beautiful reflection.
The photo has nice colors, light, sharpness and interesting note.
I have been travel through Serbia a couple times but never had enough time to visit this place.
dexy (341) 2011-07-27 9:15
Lepa fotoografija i refleks u vodi.
debmercury (304) 2011-07-29 2:27
I really like the vibrant colours and reflections in the water in this photo.
All the best.
DjoleEric (0) 2011-09-07 9:41
Prelep prikaz crkve koja se ogleda u vodi.
Slika je profesionalna.
Fotografija odlicnog kvaliteta i ostrine snimka.
lpi (4857) 2011-10-03 7:41
trčs belle composition, j'aime ce reflet de l'église !
ddutta2011 (30) 2011-11-19 9:27
serp2000 (44574) 2011-12-12 5:51
Let me add my compliments to you too! Great composition, fine POV. I like this landscape, this reflection. I think, this is one of the best your photos. TFS!
jcpix (13930) 2012-10-15 17:50
Although this may benefit from a slight horizontal adjustment to balance the monastery, this is a very nice image. Sharpness is in tact, good color balance and contrast and the reflection is appealing. Lovely photo!
gus72 (3719) 2012-12-08 17:21
Hi Sasha !!
very good composition.. water and the tree on the left side are a great compliment to the monastery in the background.
Nice green frame. The building is slightly out of vertical.
Have a nice Sunday.
fabbs99 (17167) 2012-12-27 18:01
Wonderful shot with great clarity and colors.Exposure and Resolution are excellent to produce such a great shot.TFS.
Wish you Happy New year,
Robert1969 (7160) 2013-07-04 23:55
Very nice surrounding and Chapel. The curves
of the water creates a nice depth. Composition
and light management are great and the mirror
in the water is a nice extra.
eldancer1 (36343) 2013-07-17 10:04
Beautiful landscape to have a monastery and it look so peaceful and very green! Nice catch of the reflection on the water. Good lighting and sharp details. Well done, tfs.
mcmtanyel (23995) 2013-07-20 8:58
What a beautiful and serene environment for a monastery! The reflections off the pond enrich this photo. Well seen and well composed, TFS.
Urs (14082) 2013-07-22 9:32
Idyllic scene with the lake in the FG, the reflection and the monastery in the BG. You did your best to avoid the harsh light, so you did an excellent photo job
papagolf21 (103026) 2014-11-03 23:47
Bonjour, cher Saša,
Trčs belle présentation de cette église orthodoxe avec son environnement luxuriant et ce reflet du meilleur effet.
Une réussite sans nul doute.
mohammad_H (10002) 2014-11-04 22:24
Magnificent and unique Beautiful scenery, eye-catching Good clarity, nice frame
DarkoS (2) 2014-11-05 13:06
Veoma lep motiv,lep manastir.
aliabazari (16170) 2014-11-25 20:15
Hi dear Sasha
Beautiful shot of this lovely place. Exposure clarity and well performed. The composition is excellent. Thanks for sharing
NorthernLight (2383) 2014-12-05 12:54
a gorgeous park landscape. Great colors, a skillful composition and an enchanting reflection.
A very beautiful work.
All the best
silah (2798) 2015-02-08 10:04
Wow!!!!It is really perfect one...Even it is a little bit horizontally moves right, colours, clarity, reflections look so wonderful. TFS, My friend. GREETINGS, Salih.
Miguel82 (27646) 2015-02-21 3:58
Sasha, bright idea to showcase Kaona orthodox monastery, it's a well planned space where the lawns are perfectly maintained. After praying you walked next to that pond to see what was around that monument
ChrisJ (115529) 2015-05-12 14:01
A lovely symmetrical reflection in the mirror like surface of the placid water, with good sharpness and natural looking colour. The square format works well here. I like the warm cold color contrast between the blue grey reflected clouds and the yellow green grass. Tfs.
- Copyright: Sasha Dimitrijevic (kordinator) (20523)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-05-02
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D90, AF-S DX NIKKOR ED VR 18-105 mm f/3.5-5.6
- Exposure: f/16, 1/200 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): monasteries and churches in Serbia, personal photos with 100 and more points I [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2011-05-05 15:13