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  1. Kodungallur is a historic town and former regional capital, on an coastal inlet in Thrissur district.
  2. Kodungallur is the meeting place of all of the world's religions and cultures. (Web site)
  3. Kodungallur was a critical trade link in Indian Ancient Maritime History.
  4. Kodungallur was in the administrative Taluk of Kodungallur in the Trichur District of the erstwhile Cochin State. (Web site)
  5. Kodungallur was an archdiocese before it was moved to Goa.


  1. Palur or Palayur was the stronghold of the Nambudiri Brahmins ('the super class people in Indian communities) when St. Thomas arrived from Kodungallur.
  2. There is also a view that Thomas of Cana migrated to Kodungallur to escape from the Persian persecution. (Web site)
  3. Nineteen hundred years ago the first missionary of Christianity to India, St.Thomas, the Apostle set his foot at Kodungallur.
  4. As far as the Apostolate of St. Thomas in Kerala is admitted, his connection with Kodungallur has not been questioned.
  5. According to the legend of St.Thomas, Christianity arrived in Kodungallur in AD 52. By A.D 69 Jews persecuted by the Roman Empire also reached here. (Web site)


  1. With the influence of Portuguese, most of the Syrian Christians accepted Latin Rite in Kodungallur.
  2. Kodungallur is considered as the cradle of Christianity in India. (Web site)
  3. In fact the Jews' settlement in Kodungallur was still earlier.
  4. Though the Cheras controlled Kodungallur port, Southern India belonged to the Pandyan Kingdom, that had sent embassies to the court of Augustus Caesar.
  5. After another trip to Mylapur he is in Kodungallur again on his way to Parur from Palayur and Malayattur.


  1. We were on our way to participate in the Kodungallur Bharani, which is known for its poorappattu (sexually obnoxious songs).
  2. To the poor pilgrim, the Kodungallur festival represents more than just an occasion for irreverent songs or a perverse infatuation with obscurantist rites. (Web site)


  1. The festivals of significance at Kodungallur are Makara Sankaranti and the Bharani Festival.
  2. Makara Sankaranti coinciding with Pongal in Tamilnadu is one of the important festivals at Kodungallur.
  3. The procession rleaves from the original location of the Bhagawati temple, (the Kurumbayamma shrine in Kodungallur).
  4. Kodungalloor Bhagawati Temple: The Bhagawati temple at Kodungallur is of great renown throughout the state of Kerala.


  1. This mosque in Kodungallur resembles a Hindu temple in appearance.
  2. Considered to be the earliest mosque in India, Cheraman Juma Masjid is located 1500 m from Kodungallur centre.
  3. This mosque at Kodungallur was the first to be established and Malik Bin Dinar himself became the first Ghazi of the mosque.
  4. India---s first mosque was built in Kodungallur during 629 AD by the king Cheraman Perumal after he converted himself to Islam.


  1. The Kodungallur temple is one of the four Devi temples which Bhargava Raman is said to have installed at the four boundaries of Kerala.
  2. The transformation of the Kodungallur temple from a Buddhist shrine to a Hindu devi temple completely obliterated the Kannaki tradition in coastal Kerala. (Web site)


  1. Tiruvanchikkulam, now a suburb of Kodungallur was a center of great historic significance during the chera period.
  2. Kodungallur situated on the west coast, was once a great port of the Chera rulers of Tamilnadu, It was known by the Greek as the musris.


  1. Kavu Theendal, the pollution ceremony, is overseen by the Kodungallur king. (Web site)
  2. As the tradition goes, a Chera king, Cheramanperumal of Kodungallur, left for Makkah, embraced Islam, and accepted the name Thajudeen. (Web site)
  3. The Chera king erected a memorial to Kannaki in the capital Vanji, which is now believed to be present-day Kodungallur. (Web site)
  4. Kodungallur Bagavathy temple - believed to have been constructed during the reign of Chera King, Cheran Senkuttuvan, is famous for its Bharani festival. (Web site)


  1. For example he himself had first landed in the land of Kerala in Chera country and our India at Kodungallur.
  2. Kodungallur is also reputed to be the site where the Apostle Thomas - Doubting Thomas - landed in 52 AD, bringing Christianity to the subcontinent. (Web site)
  3. It is known from historical evidence as well as from the living traditions of the people that St. Thomas landed in Kerala in 52 A.D. at Kodungallur.

Festival Kodungallur

  1. Kodungallur has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 81%.
  2. The Bharani festival at the Kodungallur Bhagawati temple is one of the grandest in Kerala. (Web site)
  3. Kodungallur has enjoyed various names over the past millennia.
  4. Kodungallur is famous for its ancient temples which are among the worthy specimens of the Kerala style of architecture. (Web site)
  5. Kodungallur-Mission Headquarters: There were a number of factors that must have prompted the saint to make Kodungallur his mission headquarters.

Thrissur District

  1. Kodungallur (anglicised name: Cranganore ) is a city and a municipality in Thrissur district in the Indian state of Kerala.
  2. Irinjalakuda This is a town in Thrissur district, near Chalakudi and Kodungallur. (Web site)
  3. Kodungallur (Musiris), 'The ancient gate way of India ', is the border town of Thrissur District in Kerala. (Web site)


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