St Mary’s is a small church in Vazhappally Village, part of the Cathedral church and the Arch Diocese of Changanacherry, Kerala. It was first established in 1177, and reconstructed and consecrated in 1887.More than 125 families are gathering here for daily masses and other prayers.The Cathedral church is located on Market Road, about half KM […]
Archdiocese of Changanassery is the largest Catholic Diocese in India and its recognition as the same has a history which starts from the year of 1887. The Archdiocese of Changanacherry is one of the first two Vicariates and the second Metropolitan Archdiocese of the Syro-Malabar Church, after the establishment of the Syro-Malabar hierarchy which was […]
Anandasramam, Changanacherry. The SNDP Branch No. 1 A, innuagurated by Mahathma Gandhi. Sri Narayana Guru has visited Anandasramam. Changanacherry Anandashram was founded in 1903. There are 46 branches working under this Union. At the golden Jubilee celebrations of this union, 201 houses were built and given to the poor.
The Pazhaya palli is said to be more than 1000 years old and one of the most famous mosque in Central Travancore. The annual festival, Thangal adiyanthiram, is famous and is marked by a grand community feast. Meat and two tonnes of rice, offered by the devotees, is used to prepare biriyani for the community […]
Located near the scenic Changanacherry Boat Jetty in Kottayam district, the Anchuvilakku is a stunning example of the Kerala school of architecture. This historical marvel was laid by the legendary freedom fighter Veluthampi Dalawa himself and is surrounded by a bustling market that is also attributed to him. Today, people from around the world visit […]
The Thrikodithanam Mahavishnu Temple is located in the outskirts of Changanassery in the Kottayam district of Kerala. It is considered one of the 108 divya desam temples in the area, with the belief that it is one of five temples in Kerala built by the Panacha Pandavas. According to legend, Sahadeva, one of the Pandavas, […]
The Nair Service Society or the NSS as it is popularly known in Kerala has its headquarters in Perunna, Changanacherry. NSS is a social organization established in 1914 which has made remarkable contributions in the fields of education, medicine and agriculture. The Society was started by Mannathu Padmanabhan on 31 October 1914. The NSS is […]
The Subramanya Swami Temple at Perunna, Changanacherry is at a distance of 20 km from Kottayam. This ancient temple, built in 753 A.D, is under the administration of ‘Urazhma’ Devaswam Board. It was among the first temples to open its doors to all groups of people. The idol of the presiding deity Lord Subramanian is […]