A Visit to the Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni is a famous religious shrine in Tamil Nadu. It is believed that Mary appeared to different persons three times in the village of Velai. It is a large and beautiful church attracting thousands of pilgrims every year.

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine


There is a beach close to the Church. After the visit to the Shrine (which is now a Basilica), I spent some time near the beach.
Velankanni Shrine

Velankanni Shrine

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