I have made my heart clean

Proverbs 20-9

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Cursing Parents

curse parents

Honoring the Aged, is it necessary ?

Duties toward Parents

The Responsibility of Children to Their Parents

True friend

True friend

What is your opinion or experience about friendship? Do you agree with the Proverb?

Architectural wonder – circular shape Cathedral – Tiruvalla – Photo

I have taken a few photos of the beautiful St. John’s Cathedral, Tiruvalla, Kerala State, India. Its surprising circular shape seems to tell us that our life reaches a full circle the moment we step into it. This massive structure is a typical example of architectural wonder.

 

St. John's Metropolitan Cathedral - Tiruvalla

St. John’s Metropolitan Cathedral – Tiruvalla

 

Entrance - St. John's Metropolitan Cathedral - Tiruvalla

Entrance – St. John’s Metropolitan Cathedral – Tiruvalla

 

Side View - St. John's Metropolitan Cathedral - Tiruvalla

Side View – St. John’s Metropolitan Cathedral – Tiruvalla

 

Altar - St. John's Metropolitan Cathedral - Tiruvalla

Altar – St. John’s Metropolitan Cathedral – Tiruvalla

 

Bell Tower - St. John's Metropolitan Cathedral - Tiruvalla

Bell Tower – St. John’s Metropolitan Cathedral – Tiruvalla

 

Grotto Mother Mary - St. John's Metropolitan Cathedral - Tiruvalla

Grotto Mother Mary – St. John’s Metropolitan Cathedral – Tiruvalla

World renowned pilgrim centre – Athirampuzha Church – Photo

The St. Mary’s Syro-Malabar Catholic Church at Athirampuzha is one of the oldest in Kerala, was constructed around 835 AD. I have captured photos of this world renowned pilgrim centre.

Two routes from Kottayam,  M.C. Road  Ettumanoor route and Medical College route.  Circuitous Paths

 

Athirampuzha Old Church

Old Church – View from Forane Church

St. Mary's Forane Church - Athirampuzha

St. Mary’s Forane Church – Athirampuzha – side view

Athirampuzha Church

Athirampuzha Church – Back view

Athirampuzha Church - Altar

Athirampuzha Church – Altar

Athirampuzha Church - Altar

Athirampuzha Church – Altar

Athirampuzha Church - Chuttu vilakku

Athirampuzha Church – Chuttu vilakku (row of lamps)

People pour oil in the row of lamps (specially on friday) and pray here.

Click below links for more photos/videos of Athirampuzha Church – world renowned pilgrim centre.

St. Mary’s Forane Church                         Photo Rosary And Litany Garden

Photo – St. Sebastian’s feast                     Dazzling display of fireworks

Chenda Melam                                            Shinkari Melam – Kerala Women

School Girls Band Set                                 St. Sebastian’s Feast

Beautiful Piyata Tableau                           St. Sebastian’s Feast – Jan.24

St. Sebastian’s Feast – Jan.25-Part I     St. Sebastian’s Feast – Jan.25-Part II

For more information about this church visit the official website.

Photo-Rosary And Litany Garden-Athirampuzha Church

I have captured images of this beautiful Rosary and Litany Garden in St. Mary’s Forane Church, Athirampuzha, Kottayam, Kerala state, India. This garden display all the mysteries of holy rosary, litany. Also display The wedding feast of Cana, The annunciation, The visitation, The Birth of Jesus, The Presentation of Jesus,  Jesus Baptism in the Jordan, Jesus in the Temple, The Institution of the Eucharistic, Jacob’s well, The Transfiguration etc. This is really a good effort and good work.

Click below links for more photos/videos of Athirampuzha Church – world renowned pilgrim centre.

St. Mary’s Forane Church                              Photo – Athirampuzha Church

Photo – St. Sebastian’s feast                          Dazzling display of fireworks

Chenda Melam                                                  Shinkari Melam – Kerala Women

School Girls Band Set                                       St. Sebastian’s Feast

Beautiful Piyata Tableau                                 St. Sebastian’s Feast – Jan.24

St. Sebastian’s Feast – Jan.25-Part I            St. Sebastian’s Feast – Jan.25-Part II

Photo – St. Sebastian’s feast, Athirampuzha Church

The St. Mary’s Church at Athirampuzha is one of the oldest in Kerala. Though dedicated to Mother Mary, it is the feast of Saint Sebastian which attracts a large crowd. This annual feast is being held from 19th January to 1st February every year. The event is a gigantic one with lacs of people visiting the place during the feast days and especially on the two main days – 24th and 25th January. I have captured images of this function and would like to share with you.

Click below links for more photos/videos of Athirampuzha Church – world renowned pilgrim centre.

St. Mary’s Forane Church                          Photo Rosary And Litany Garden

Photo – Athirampuzha Church                   Dazzling display of fireworks

Chenda Melam                                              Shinkari Melam – Kerala Women

School Girls Band Set                                  St. Sebastian’s Feast

Beautiful Piyata Tableau                             St. Sebastian’s Feast – Jan.24

St. Sebastian’s Feast – Jan.25-Part I        St. Sebastian’s Feast – Jan.25-Part II