Bijela Monastery
Манастир Бијела
Religion
AffiliationSerbian Orthodox Church
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusEparchy of Budimlja-Nikšić

Bijela Monastery or (Serbian Cyrillic: Манастир Бијела) is a Serbian Orthodox monastery near Bijela village in Šavnik, modern-day Montenegro. The monastery was first mentioned in 1656 while according to some legends it was built in 1010 by duke Vulović from Bijela and ban Kozlina of Tušina, financially supported by Jovan Vladimir.[1][2][3] The reconstruction of the monastery began at the end of the 20th century. Its church is dedicated to Saint George, a saint of Drobnjaci clan.

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References

  1. ^ Томаш Марковић (1969). Историја школства и просвјете у Црној Гори. Завод за издавање уџбеника Социјалистичке Републике Србије. p. 295. Retrieved 26 July 2013. Манастир Бијела, код Шавника, има цркву посвећену св. Ђорђу. Најстарији познати спомен овога манастира је из 1656. године.
  2. ^ "Парче неба на земљи XLVI, Манастир Бијела код Шавника". Radio Svetigora. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Манастир Бијела". Šavnik municipality website. Retrieved 26 July 2013.

External links

  • Page on the monastery on the website Eparchy Budim-Nikšić