icon in the traditional Russian orthodox icon painting style depicting the 7 sorrows of Mary. Those were 1. Simeon's prophecy after the birth of Jesus that the child is set for the fall and the resurrection of many in Israel. 2. The flight of Mary, Joseph, and Jesus to Egypt to escape Herod. 3. The loss of Jesus for three days in Jerusalem's temple, 4. The carrying of the cross to Calvary, 5. the crucifixion of Jesus, 6. Jesus being taken down from the cross, 7. The laying of Jesus in the tomb.