Bijela Monastery

Bijela Monastery
Манастир Бијела
Basic information
Affiliation Serbian Orthodox Church
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Eparchy of Budimlja-Nikšić

Bijela Monstery 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.

See also


  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. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  3. "Манастир Бијела". Šavnik municipality website. Retrieved 26 July 2013.

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