Barlaam of Chikoy

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Barlaam of Chikoy (Russian: Варлаам Чикойский - Varlaam Chikoysky, secular name Vasily Fedorovich Nadezhdin, Василий Федотович Надежин; born 1774, village Meresevo, Lukyanovsky uezd, Nizhny Novgorod Governorate — died January 23, 1846, Urluk volost), was a Russian Orthodox Church hermit and celibate priest famous for his missionary activities in Transbaikal, the founder of John the Precursor's secluded monastery in the Chikoy Mounts. He is venerated as a local saint.

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