Kurisumala Hill


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Where is Kurisumala situated?

Kurisumala in Kottayam

Located about 3 km from Vazhikkadavu in Kottayam, Kurisumala is this renowned Christian pilgrim centre where hundreds of devotees from far and near converge during the holy week and after, to climb the hill in faith, carrying small wooden crosses.

How many Kurisumala are there in Kerala?

Kurisumala is a Malayalam word that translates to ‘Mountain of the Holy cross’ because of the strategic location of 14 crosses.

How many Brahmins are there in Kerala?

According to the survey, 13% of the Brahmins, 6.8% of the Syro-Malabar Catholics ,5.4% of the Jacobites and 4.7% of the Nairs owned more than 5 acres of land.
1968 Socio-Economic Survey of Kerala.
Caste Population Percentage
Brahmin 353,329 1.76%
Chetty/ Vellalar 151,150 0.75%
Christian Scheduled Caste 301,912 1.50%
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Which city is called God’s own district in Kerala?

The northernmost district of Kerala, Kasaragod is famous for its handlooms and its 293 kilometre long coastline. With its cultural uniqueness, the place is known as the land of gods.

How many types of Christians are there in Kerala?

Around 61% of Christians in the state are Catholics which includes the Eastern Syrian Catholics (Syro-Malabar Church and Syro-Malankara Catholic Church) and the Latin Catholics of Kerala. The Oriental Orthodox Churches are Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church and Malankara Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church.

Which is the No 1 caste in Kerala?

The Nambudhri Brahmins were top of the caste hierarchy and the Pulayar were at the lowest. According to most travelers, the Nairs were placed below the kings and the Brahmins in Caste hierarchy. The Ambalavasis were kept between the Brahmins and the Nairs.

Which surname is highest in Brahmin?

List Of Most Common Brahmin Surnames By Region
Maitra / Moitra.
Majumdar / Mazumdar.
Mukhopadhyay / Mukherjee.
Tagore / Thakur. The surname Tagore is derived from the surname œThakur, originally a feudal title of Sanskrit origin that means œlord or œmaster.

What are Malayali brahmins called?

The Nambudiri (Malayalam pronunciation: ‹[n̪ɐmbuːd̪iɾi]), also transliterated as Nampoothiri, NambÅ«diri, Namboodiri, Nampoothiri, and NampÅ«tiri, are a Malayali Brahmin caste, native to what is now the state of Kerala, India, where they constituted part of the traditional feudal elite, owning a large portion of the land

Who is the God of Kerala?

Lord Krishna is worshipped widely in all parts of Kerala, Guruvayur being one of the most famous temples in the state. Malayali Hindus also worship Bhagavathi as a form of Shakti. Almost every village in Kerala has its own local guardian deity, usually a goddess.


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