Monday, December 31, 2012

Places near Kanyakumari - Part 1 - Kattadi Malai

Kattadi malai is famous as the place where Blessed Devasahayam Pillai was shot dead. This is in the Aralvaimozhi panchayat town of Kanyakumari. The place is well maintained by the church authorities with sculptures of Jesus' crucifixion. The place where Devasahayam Pillai's body was found, the place with prints of Devasahayam Pillai's knees and elbows, bell-rock etc are maintained here. There is also a set of marble carvings on the last days of Devasahayam Pillai.


Video showing a part of Bell-Rock (maniyadichan parai), the rock which makes bell-like sound when knocked with a stone.

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