Kontakion of the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos

Icon of Dormition Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos
Kontakion (Tone 2)

The grave and death could not hold the Mother of God, who is sleepless in her intercessions and an unchanging hope in her meditations. For as the Mother of Life she was transferred to life by Him Who dwelt in her ever-virgin womb.