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St. Thomas Mount

St. Thomas Mount is believed to be the place where St. Thomas, one of the 12 disciples of Jesus was martyred. We visited this place a few days back, here are a few pictures...This Banyan tree was so cool... kinda spooky but awe inspiring.

This is the shrine built at the exact spot where the saint was hunted down and killed.
This is the cross that St. Thomas carved out of a slab of stone while he lived on the mount. It must have taken him ages to carve that... it's solid rock.A relic of the saint, a small piece of the saint's bone is preserved here...
This is the picture that St. Luke painted and St. Thomas carried it with him to India ages ago.
And here is the plaque, explaining it all....

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