St Thomas Mount http://chennai-in-focus.com/taxonomy/term/265 en St. Thomas Mount http://chennai-in-focus.com/st-thomas-mount <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">St. Thomas Mount</span> <div id="flexslider-1" class="flexslider optionset-default imagestyle-flexslider-full"> <ul class="slides"> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_5313.jpg?itok=QEIUmZoz" width="1000" height="750" alt="St. Thomas Mount" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_5311.jpg?itok=XrCSvoiA" width="1000" height="750" alt="St. Thomas Mount" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_5309.jpg?itok=zEb9Jp2S" width="1000" height="750" alt="St. Thomas Mount" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_5301.jpg?itok=lpc_-Dhy" width="1000" height="750" alt="St. Thomas Mount" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> </ul> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 06/21/2018 - 17:45</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>St. Thomas Mount</strong> (known in Modern Tamil as <strong>Parangimalai</strong>) is a small <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillock">hillock</a> in <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chennai">Chennai</a>, <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamil_Nadu">Tamil Nadu</a>, <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India">India</a>, near the neighbourhood of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guindy">Guindy</a> and very close to <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chennai_International_Airport">Chennai International Airport</a>.</p> <p>The ancient <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Thomas_Christians">Syrian Christian</a> community of India trace the origin of their <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Thomas_Christian_churches">church</a> to <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_the_Apostle">St. Thomas the Apostle</a>, believed to have been <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martyred">martyred</a> in St. Thomas Mount. From the 17th century, this part of Chennai was populated predominantly by <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Indian">Anglo-Indians</a> The <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Thomas_Garrison_Church">St. Thomas Garrison Church</a> is at the foot of St Thomas Mount. St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Church is located east of the shrine at North Silver Street, foot holds of the mountain shrine.</p></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-map field--type-text-with-summary field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Map</div> <div class="field__item"></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-external-link field--type-link field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">External Link</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Thomas_Mount">St. Thomas Mount</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://www.stthomasmount.org/">St. Thomas Mount</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Location</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/265" hreflang="en">St Thomas Mount</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Category</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/334" hreflang="en">Religious</a></div> </div> </div> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:15:42 +0000 admin 35 at http://chennai-in-focus.com