You will need
- - a sheet of drawing paper;
- - the markers;
Before you hang the house icon, hallow room. The first time it should be done only by a Minister of the Church. The priest will bypass all of the room, praying and sprinkling the walls with Holy water. Thereafter, the ordinances of the house should not be committed sinful acts - drinking, Smoking, profanity. Otherwise the ceremony will have to be repeated.
Icons, bought in the gift shop, it is necessary to consecrate the Church. Only after that they can hang at home. Shrines are purchased in the Orthodox Church, to re-consecrate is not necessary.
To fix the icons you need on the wall that faces East or South-East. This is due to the fact that the person praying must be facing the other side of the world where the sun rises. On the same side of the faithful expect the second coming of Jesus Christ. If a suitable surface at home - Orient the sanctuary at the nearest Church.
For the iconostasisand will take several shrines. Two images of the Savior, two of the Theotokos, the icon of the Annunciation of the blessed virgin Mary, the icon of John Predtechi revered saints and great feasts.
Take a Lis of graph paper and draw in the centre are the Royal doors (the doors that Jesus Christ is the invisible passes in the Holy Gifts). They attach the icon of the Annunciation of the blessed virgin Mary. To the right of the Holy doors hang the face of the Savior, on the left of the virgin. This is the main, middle tier iconostasis.
Holiday is a series of shrines placed over the Royal doors. Place there the icons of the great feasts.
Deesis rank - the very top row of icons. In the center attach a large picture of the Savior. Right and left - faces of the virgin and John Predtechi.
In the lowest part of the iconostasisand draw Honest and life-giving cross of the Lord. It can be cut from the Church calendar and stick. Or draw your own marker.