Advice 1: How to build a temple

In our days there are more wealthy people with serious money, decide to turn to religion and contribute to its development and establishment. One way to support religion in his country is to build the temple. The construction of the templeand is not a simple thing in which you need to consider a lot of subtleties and nuances, and it is possible only in the case if you received for the construction of the blessing of the diocese, and if there was a Church. In this article you will learn about the basic rules that must be followed during the construction of the temple.
How to build a temple
Instruction
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With the blessing of the diocese and registered by the community, it is already possible to contact local government with a request to provide the land for construction, reinforcing his request with a letter of the Bishop.
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The decision on granting of land may be quick and successful, and may be delayed in that case, if under the selected plot of land are some underground utilities and is located next to a forested area, a river or ravine, and if this site is scheduled for some other construction.
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For approval of land you'll need a set of documents, including cadastral passport, which should be a mark that the land is allocated for construction of the Church.
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After land for the construction will be officially allocated, to find architectural and design workshop for the development of architectural design of the temple. Make sure that the workshop has an updated state license and has experience in the construction of the Church, which then needs to be matched to the local architecture Committee and other examinations.
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Special attention is given to search of diligent and skilled construction crews. If your ARKHITEKTURNO-Proektnaya Masterskaya has its own workers and the building license, you can order them and construction work in addition to the creation of the temple.
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Probably the most difficult question facing those involved in the construction of the templeand is the financing, since the construction and associated costs result in significant amounts of money – from three million to half a billion rubles, depending on the region and complexity of construction.
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The source of funds can be very different from a Bank loan to finding sponsors, organizations and philanthropists who are willing to invest their capital in the construction of the temple, as well as some of the money you can collect, thanks to the charitable contributions and donations from community members and residents of the region.
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Depending on how quickly are the funds and organization issues, the period of construction of the templeand can be shortened and stretch for years to come.
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In the construction of the templeand it is very important to know what its internal structure is different from conventional buildings. All the internal elements of the templeand symbolic – it must be the altar and the throne, symbolizing the divine world where there are sacraments, and the middle part for the congregation, symbolizing the earthly world, separated from the altar by the iconostasis.
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From the iconostasis to the interior of the templeand there is a small elevation called the Solea. At its center is a rounded protrusion, which is read the gospel.
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If a temple has only one throne, he is domed. If there are multiple thrones in the templee built in addition to the main a few extra domes. Also some templeov there is a small room in front of the entrance, called a narthex, the entrance to which is from the porch.

Advice 2 : How to build a chapel

The chapel is called the small building, which is designed for prayers. The smaller chapel of the Church – it may even be the size of a frame (a place to store icons and other Church utensils), and can accommodate several people. Unlike the Church, the chapel there is the altar – there is only icons, place to set candles and oil lamps. To build the chapel with the permission of the Church authorities and everyone can, the main thing is to observe some rules. If you have decided to put the chapel, this guide will be able to help you.
Orthodox chapel in the Eastern Crimea
Instruction
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Select a location for a future chapel. Remember that the chapel is a place where anyone can come to pray, so install it on your private property, but only if you can guarantee it universal access. Anciently chapels to chose open spaces, such as mountain plateau, the road forks, the forest.
If you are going to establish a chapel in its own territory, and the public, to build the necessary permission not only from the representatives of the Church, but also from land owners.
In addition, it is better not to put the chapel in a noisy and busy place – it will not help to create the mood required for prayer.
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Sketch a sketch of the future of the chapel. You can see examples of chapels, study the illustrations, using special literature or Internet. Decide what size will your chapel. Think in advance of its design and dimensions. Decide what it will be material – brick, wood or something else. Of course, the tree was and remains the most traditional material for the construction of the chapel.
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Now you need to get permission and blessing of the Church authorities, for the construction of the chapel. To obtain them you will need to justify the construction of a chapel in the selected location. This will make it quite difficult if you, for example, decided to establish a chapel in the cemetery, near the grave of a loved one. For you reason construction is straightforward – you would like to have a place where you can quietly pray, retire. But in this case the chapel should be available to other people, otherwise your goal will be too selfish. So think about it beforehand. If you decide to put the chapel in an open space, its location near the Church or other chapel, or where almost do not reside in the parish, too, may find unreasonable. To obtain permission to build the chapel, please first contact the priest at the nearest Church. It will tell you what to do next.Think about that, will someone to reside in the chapel. If it is big enough and is suitable for hosting services, you will need to find a priest who could conduct them.
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Complete project of the future chapel. After that, you will have to coordinate it in several instances – in the SES, the fire brigade, the district architect. Only after obtaining all the permissions you can start building. You can build a chapel of their own, and can contact the builders. But usually the chapel building with their hands on their own money when purchasing building materials.
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After the construction of the chapel is finished, you must arrange its interior. Need icons, icon lamps and other Church utensils. You can buy all of this, and can apply to the people that they donated icons, and other items for the chapel.
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After the construction of the chapel would have to be blessed. For this we turn again to the priest.After the chapel is ready, you will be able to open it to the congregation.
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