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Koratty Muthi

Koratty Muthy's Church Koratty

Koratty Muthy's (St Mary's) Forane church at Koratty, in the Archdiocese of Ernakulam is the most revered Marian Pilgrim Centre in India after Velankanni. Millions of Devotee’s from far and wide throng to this Holy Place every year.
  • Established in 1381.
  • Situated close to the National Highway 47, NH47 9 Kms from Angamaly.
    5Kms from Chalakudy in Trichur,( Othwerwise known as Thrissur/Trissur) Kerala State, South India
  • 15 Kms from the Cochin ( Kochi - Nedumbassery ) International Airport.
    Adjacent to the Koratty Angady Railway Station.
    3 Kms South of Divine Retreat Centre, Muringoor,Chalakudy
  • The Annual Feast and the Festival - The Sunday after the 10th of October.
    Octave - The following Sunday (Ph:+91 480 2732780, 2734009)

Devotees Include

  • The Ill and the Infirm
  • Distressed Damsels yearning for their partners in life
  • Parents longing for children

Devotion to Our Lady

Offering “Bhajana”, a ritual, in devotion to Our Lady, whereby the devotee sits at the feet of Our ady in Prayer and fasting to get imbibed with the spirit of our Lady.

“Thulabharam” - an offering symbolizing total surrender of the self before Our Lady whereby devotees weigh their body weight in “Poovan Kula” a special variety of Plantain.
“Neendal Nercha” - a ritual, symbolizing penance for the sins committed, whereby a devotee crawls from the Main Entrance of the Church to the feet of Koratty Muthy.

Feast Details
Myth and the Mystery
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