Armenian liturgy is among the most ancient in the Christian world. This photo was taken in 2001 in a small church in provincial Armenia. It is one of many churches that have been reopened since the end of communism.
High on the walls of Gandzasar Monastery, on each side of the altar, two images of the guardian angels appear, made not by the human. These images have got more and more clear over the years, and now immediately strike the eye.
The Armenian eternity sign is an ancient Armenian national symbol and a symbol of the national identity of the Armenian people. It is one of the most common symbols in Armenian architecture, carved on khachkars and on walls of churches.