Originally posted on March 24, 2020 @ 9:09 am
At a distance of three Kms from Ooty Bus Station & Railway Station, Kandal Cross is a holy shrine of Roman Catholics located at a distance of two km from Ooty Lake. The Catholics of the Nilgiri area name it because the ‘Calvary of Tamil Nadu’.
Kandal Cross is a shrine which is taken into account very holy and is known as the Jerusalem of the East. Pilgrims and devotees flock the area on each Fridays to attend the particular Novena Prayers and Holy Plenty organized at Kandal Cross.
The Kandal Cross in Ooty has a relic of the true cross, dropped at the church by a delegate of Apostles. It’s thought of very holy by the Roman Catholics. They consider that it showers heavenly blessings to the pilgrims and vacationers who go to the shrine. Yearly on third of Might a grand feast is organized by the authorities of the church and pilgrims from far off locations come right here to obtain the blessings.