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Tomb of Blessed Kunjachan at Ramapuram Forane Church

Ramapuram Forane Church is a famous Christian pilgrim center in Kerala because of the Tomb of Blessed Kunjachan.
Kunjachan is the pet name given by the people of Ramapuram and his real name is Fr. Augustine. Augustine is a common name among Christians at Ramapuram because the patron of Ramapuram Forane Church is St Augustine.

The famous Cross in front of Ramapuram Church

History of Blessed Kunjachan

Fr. Augustine was born on 1 April 1891, at Ramapuram is well known as Kunjachan spent his life to uplift untouchables in this area. Kunjachan died on 16 October 1973 and the process of Beatification and Canonization started on 11 August 1987.

Tomb of Blessed Kunjachan at Ramapuram Church, Pala

This is the Vadyapura, the room used by blessed Kunjachan to teach people.
Vadyapura of Kunjachan

Feast of Blessed Kunjachan is very famous and is celebrated on 16 October every year.

How to Reach the Tomb of Blessed Kunjachan


Ramapuram palli

Ramapuram Church situates 37 km from Kottayam Railway station and is well connected with roads. The road distance between Cochin International Airport and Ramapuram is 63 km.

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  1. I am from Ramapuram. It is nice to read about my place.

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