What’s In Elder Paisios’ Lucky Bread?

PAISIOS_531_420Elder Paisios of Mount Athos, a well-known Eastern Orthodox monk from Farasa, Cappadocia, had made a recipe for Lucky Bread and a disputed recipe is said to be going around.

The recipe is supposed to bring luck to whoever uses it to make the bread but a number of variations are being spread so it’s hard to know what’s what with them although many people claim only theirs is genuine. .

Elder Paisios of Mount Athos, born Arsenios Eznepidis (1924–1994), was a well-known Eastern Orthodox monk famous for his spiritual teachings. He is venerated worldwide by his followers  especially in Greece and in Russia, who are seeking his canonization.