Anniversary 03 jan'13 360th anniversary of coonan cross oath (koonan kurishu satyam) the roman catholic faith started to had its foothold in malankara with the arrival of vasco de gama, the famous portuguese sailor in 1498. And liturgy16 by taking the oath before the cross this coonan cross oath was a public demonstration of protest by a faction of stthomas christians this group refused to surrender to portuguese dominance in ecclesiastical and secular life the portuguese attempted to bring them under the fold of roman catholic church. In 1633 nearly 25,000 christians and 633 clergy led by archdeacon thomas declared independence against the foreign aggression — by holding on to a rope which was tied around the stone cross in front of the church in mattancherry, and took an oath rejecting the supremacy of the roman catholic church over them archdeacon thomas was. The coonan cross oath (koonan kurishu satyam), taken on january 3, 1653, was a public avowal by members of the saint thomas christian community ofkerala, india that they would not submit to portuguesedominance in ecclesiastical and. Koonankurishu satyam the koonankurish oath (leaning cross oath) of 1653 is the first recorded mass revolt against the western colonialism in history.
Significant history of malankara orthodox sabha – coonen cross benson samuel apr 24, 2012 4:19 am church 33k 2 introduction it was with the arrival of the. On january 16th, the malankara orthodox syrian church celebrates the oath of the slanting cross, also known as the koonan cross to learn more about the oath of the slanting cross, please watch this video which is part of the faith series brought to you by mgocsm north america. A painting of the coonan cross oath can be found here video of the qurbana/liturgy of the malankara orthodox syrian church video of the syro-malabar catholic liturgy. Koonan kurishu church at mattancherry, kochi is a revered pilgrim center where coonan cross oath took place and holy relics of stgeorge was installed koonan kurishu church at mattancherry, kochi is a revered pilgrim center where coonan cross oath took place and holy relics of stgeorge was installed. Some historians interpret coonan cross oath as the first protest of locals against european colonialism presently the chapel in which coonan cross is located is a.
Stgeorge orthodox koonan kurish old syrian church 3,191 likes 750 talking about this 1,140 were here the legendary koonan kurish sathyam /coonan. The developments in the aftermath of the coonan cross oath a crisis followed the coonan cross oath the rejection of the latin rule by the st thomas christians was.
Oath of coonan cross january 3 | recurring event yearly on the same date event navigation. The coonan cross – a forgotten church an illustration of the oath taking at the coonan cross picture courtesy chroniclesofmalabar 3 january, 1653: oath of. The coonan cross oath / koonan kurishu satyam (january 3, 1653) the coonan cross oath / koonan kurishu satyam (january 3, 1653) a fond remembrance on the 360th.
Talk:coonan cross oath wikiproject christianity / india (rated start-class, mid-importance) this article is within the scope of wikiproject christianity, a. The syro-malabar catholic church (sīṟēā malabār kattēālikkā sabha) coonan cross oath edit a protest took place in 1653 with the coonan cross oath under.
The coonan cross oath (koonan kurishu satyam), taken on january 3, 1653, was a public avowal by members of the saint thomas christian community of kerala, india that. The event is described as ‘koonan kurishu sathyam’ or the oath before the bent cross soon after the coonan cross oath of 3 january 1653 the st thomas christians were divided into oriental orthodox faction and catholic faction the catholic faction joined the portuguese, and the orthodox faction stayed with their native mar.
Mattancherry and fort cochin mattancherry and fort cochin are two cities in kerala where various civilizations of the world have created. Oath of coonan cross finally the st thomas christians assembled in front of a church in mattancherri and took an oath that hereafter we shall not allow the portuguese to rule over our church. The excited syrians assembled in thousands in front of an ancient cross in mattancherri, tied a lengthy rope on it and holding on to it swore that they would never more obey the latin archbishop or the jesuits this is known in history as the “oath of the coonan cross” the oath goes like this. The coonan cross oath (koonan kurishu satyam), taken on 3 january 1653,  was a public avowal by members of the saint thomas christian community of kerala, india that they would not submit to portuguese dominance in ecclesiastical and secular life. The latin bishops was never accepted by the syro-malabarians and the climax of their protest was what is known in the history as coonan cross oath the leadership. Where is the original coonan cross by nalloorlibrary on january 4, 2016 yesterday on the 363rd anniversary of the coonan cross oath, nalloor library visited the. Coonan cross (leaning cross) oath fathers of the church taking oath with the ropes tied to the leaning cross at mattanchery.