Story Dated: Tuesday, November 29, 2005 22:3 hrs IST
Venue: St. Peters & St. Paul's Orthodox Church in Parumala, Thiruvalla
Parumala Perunal is held at the St. Peters & St. Paul's Orthodox Church in Parumala, Thiruvalla where His Holiness Mar Gregorios Metropolitan, the declared saint of the Malankara Orthodox Church in Kerala takes his eternal rest. The annual commemorative feast ('Orma' ) of the saint is celebrated with great pomp.
There is a ceremonial procession on the day of the feast. Devotees from all over the state gather here to attend the special rites and prayers offered on this day.
Nearest railway station: Thiruvalla, about 11 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 102 kms from Thiruvalla.