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Malekurishu Dayro


St. George's Chapel and View to the South-West
Source: Photograph dated September 27, 1996

Situated atop a scenic hillock near Puthenkurishu, Ernakulam District, Kerala, this monastery was established by late Mor Yulius Elias Qoro, Patriarchal delegate to Malankara. The Malankara Syrian Orthodox Seminary began functioning in this monastery and later moved to Udayagiri. The monastery is the final resting place of late Catholicos Baselios Paulose II.

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