Historic Documents, Articles & Books


 

     I.  HISTORIC DOCUMENTS

 

 

1.  MAVELIKARA  PADIYOLA  (AD. 1836)

2.  KALLUMKATHARA  PADIYOLA  (AD. 1843) - [MALAYALAM]

3 MULANTHURUTHY  PADIYOLA  (AD 1876)

4.  'SALMUSA' OF ST. GREGORIOS GEEVARGHESE OF PARUMALA  (AD 1876) -  [MALAYALAM & ENGLISH]

5.  Letter written by Punnathra MAR DIONYSIUS, Malankara Metropolitan, addressed to Lord Gambier, President of Church Missionary Society and Bishop Henry (Ad. 1821)

         -->   Link 1.....                -->      Link 2.....

6. Letter from Syrian Orthodox Bishop of Candennatte, Hindoo "Thoma" to Patriarch Of Antioch dated 1709.

        http://socmnet.org/Letter_Candennatte_Thoma.htm  (external link)

                                         [ Digitalized copy of the whole book in pdf format ]  (external link)

 

7. Sermon (1877) from late lamented Patriarch of Antioch & All the East, H.H. Mor Ignatius Peter-IV to the Church in Malankara on faith, traditions etc.

          (translated by St. Gregorios of Parumala, the then secretary to His Holiness)

             "Nadapadi Chattangal"  - http://syrianchurch.org/pdf/NadapadiChattangal.pdf 

 

Other Documents

   1. An Open Letter to the venerable Church fathers attending the 70th anniversary of Catholicate - (A 1982 document)  -->  Link.....

   2. A letter send by Baselios Mathews II Catholicos to Mor Gregorios, the secretary of the Holy Synod of Malankara Syrian church in 1997  -- >  Link.....

 


 

    II.  ARTICLES

Faith

1.  English Translation of Prayer (Sleebo season - poetry) for the seven hours‏   (external link)

        by V. Rev. (Dr.)  Mani Rajan Corepiscopa

 

2.  Great Lent prayers (MALAYALAM) uploaded by by Mathew Thomas 'Shaji'  (source: http://marolstignatius.webs.com/apps/documents/)

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  • Valiya Nombu Prarthana (Pampakuda)  in Malayalam as well as Transliteration   

  • Haasha aazcha Prarthana in Malayalam as well as Transliteratio

 
  • Lent Prayers in Malayalam - Valyanombile Sadharana Namaskaram - Sandhya, Soothara, Rathri, Prabatham, Moonam mani, Uchcha

 
  • Lent Prayers in Manglish - English Transliteration of Valyanombile Sadharana Namaskaram - Sandhya, Soothara, Rathri, Prabatham, Moonam mani, Uchcha

2.  'SURIYANI SABHAYUDE SATHYAVISWASA SANGATHIKAL' - [MALAYALAM]

        by Chev. (Dr.) C.A.Ninan  M.Sc., Ph.D., Th.D., D.D., D.Litt.

 

3.  A  MYSTERY REVEALED - 'VELIVU NIRANJORU EASO' - [MALAYALAM]

        (Classic liturgical hymn of the Syrian Orthodox Church where Theology, Ecclesiology, and liturgy harmoniously blended)

         by Prof. O M Mathew Oruvattithara (2005)

 

4.  PRIMACY OF ST. PETER

         by Dr. Thomas Athanasius, the former Asst. Metropolitan of Kandanad diocese of the Jacobite Syrian Church

 

5.  ST. PETER'S PERSONALITY AND ECCLESIAL LEADERSHIP AS REVEALED IN “THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES”

         by Prof. O M Mathew Oruvattithara (2005)

 

6.  JESUS CHRIST AS MEDICINE OF LIFE:  A ST. EPHREM CHRISTOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE 

         by Fr. Jomy Joseph, Switzerland

 

7.  MIRACLE - MYSTERY OR MYTH ? (external link)

         by Fr. George Vayaliparambil

 

 

Church history

 

1.  A QUICK REFERENCE 'FLOW CHART' TO THE MALANKARA CHURCH HISTORY - [MALAYALAM]

         by Mr. Davis Cherian Velamparampil (Jacob Cherian), Sharjah

 

  2.  THE TWENTIETH CENTURY SCHISM IN THE MALANKARA CHURCH

          by Fr. Cherian George Poothicote

            [Zachrias Mor Nicholovos, former Archbishop of Malankara Archdiocese of North America]

 

3.  CHRISTIAN COMMITMENT AND THE BROKEN PLEDGES

          by Late Very Rev. P. P. Joseph Corepiscopa Pulickaparambil

 

4.  MALANKARA  SYRIAN  CHURCH - How did the split occur ? What are the issues involved ? (1975)

         by Joseph Vayaliparambil

 

5.  A REVIEW OF THE 1995 SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT ON THE MALANKARA CHURCH DISPUTE - [MALAYALAM]  (1995)- External link

         by Yuhanon Mor Milithios

            [Former metropolitan of the Thrissur diocese of the Jacobite Syrian Church]

 

6.  THE QUESTION OF FUNDAMENTAL FAITH

       (Reproduced from the book titled 'Janadhipathyavalkaranathiloode Anuranjanam?' in July 1996)  

         by Dr. Thomas Mor Athanasius

            [Former Assistant Metropolitan of the Kandanad diocese of the Jacobite Syrian Church]

 

7.  A SUMMARY OF CHURCH CASES DURING THE LAST 33 YEARS (1974-2007)      

         by Fr. K Mani Rajan M.Sc., M.Ed., Ph.D

       

 

Church Fathers

1.  BAR EBRAYA - THE SYRIAN ORTHODOX GENIUS OF ALL TIMES (2002)

         by Very Rev. Kuriakose Corepiscopo Moolayil

 

2.  “I WISH I COULD LIVE HERE PERMANENTLY” - An eye witness account of the last days of H.H. Moran Mor Elias III, the Patriarch of Antioch & all the East  (2002)

          by Prof. E.K. Zachariah

 

        3.  Malankarayude Mor Deevanasios Josef Metrapolitha" by- E.A. Philip, Edavahikal
                   http://www.malankarasyriacvoice.com/pdf/PulikottilThirumeni_by_EdavazhikkalAPhilip.pdf

 

 

General

1.  Ecological crisis in the land usage specially in context to increasing urbanisation

          by H.G. Thomas Mor Thimotheos (Metropolitan of Kottayam diocese)

 

2.  200 years history of the first Malayalam translation of the Holy Bible

          by Manoj Mathew Aryadanpackal, Kottayam

 

3.  Pampakuda Namaskaram completed 100 years

          by Manoj Mathew Aryadanpackal, Kottayam

 

 


    III.  BOOKS

 

 

ENGLISH

1.  SYRIAC MONASTICISM IN TUR ABDIN: A PRESENT DAY ACCOUNT    

    by Mark DelCogliano

 

2.  THE SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS OF ST. THOMAS

    by Dr. D Babu Paul IAS

 

 

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MALAYALAM

 

1.  MARTYRS, SAINTS & PRELATES OF THE SYRIAN CHURCH  (Vol. - V)   

    by Fr. (Dr) Mani Rajan

           [Published in 2011 by The Travancore Syriac Orthodox Publishers, Kottayam]

                    

                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.  The "Book of Tobit" from the Old Testament, translated into Malayalam by Mor Athanasius Paulose Kadavil-I and published in 1884

         http://www.syrianchurch.org/pdf/Book_of_TOBIT_s.pdf  (smaller file size)

         http://www.syrianchurch.org/pdf/Book_of_TOBIT.pdf

 

3.  Biographical sketch of late lamented Malankara Metropolitan Pulikottil Joseph Mor Divanasious (d. 1908) which was originally published 108 years back on the occasion of His Grace's Golden Jubilee celebrations of Priestly Ordination

        http://www.malankarasyriacvoice.com/pdf/PulikottilThirumeni.pdf
 

 

4.  MARTYRS, SAINTS & PRELATES OF THE SYRIAN CHURCH  (Vol. - IV)   

    by Fr. (Dr) Mani Rajan

           [Published in 2009 by THE TRAVANCORE SYRIAC ORTHODOX PUBLISHERS, Kottayam

                    

                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 5.  MARTYRS, SAINTS & PREALTES OF THE SYRIAN CHURCH  (Vol. -  I)   

    by Fr. (Dr) Mani Rajan 

         [First published in 2003 by Lotus Publication, Trivandrum-4;

          Republished in 2009 by THE TRAVANCORE SYRIAC ORTHODOX PUBLISHERS, Kottayam-4]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. CHURCH AND SACRAMENTS  

     by Prof. O M Mathew Oruvattithara M.A.; LL.B; M.A.(R.Sc.)

                    [Published in 2002 by SEERI, Kottayam]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. 'ITHU  VISWASATHINTE  KARYAM'   - External link

     by Dr. Thomas Athanasius, the former Asst. Metropolitan of Kandanad diocese

       

                    [First published in 1994 by the 'Seminary Publication', Udayagiri;

                    Republished  by the 'Syrian Orthodox Publications', New York in 2000]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. 'IVAR PARANJIRUNATHINGANE, ENNAL IPPOL…?'    [pdf format]

     compiled by Very Rev. Kuriakose Corepiscopa Moolayil

                    [Published in 2003 by the 'Anthiokya Viswasa Samrakshana Samithy', USA]

                    Cover page of the book: http://www.syrianchurch.org/Articles/IvarParanja_coverpages.pdf 
                    Content (57 pages): http://www.syrianchurch.org/Articles/Ivar_Paranjirunathu.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

9. 'JEEVANTE  VAZHIKAL'   [pdf format] 

     by Mrs. Suja George

                    [Published in August 2006]

                    Content (46 pages): http://syrianchurch.org/pdf/Jeevandaye_Vazhigal.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

10. 'SLAIHEEKA SANDARSANAM: VIVADANGALUM VISADEEKARANANGALUM'    [pdf format]

     compiled by Very Rev. Kuriakose Corepiscopa Moolayil

                    [Published in Nov. 2004 by the 'Anthiokya Viswasa Samrakshana Samithy', USA]

                     Cover page of the book: http://www.syrianchurch.org/Articles/SlaihSand_coverpages.pdf 
                     Content (57 pages): http://www.syrianchurch.org/Articles/Slaiheeka_Sandarsanam.pdf

 

 

     

 


 

    IV.  SOUVENIRS

1.  APOSTOLIC VISIT OF HIS HOLINESS THE PATRIARCH MOR IGNATIUS ZAKKA-I IN 1982 

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2.  Centenary Souvenir published in commemoration of the Metropolitan Consecration of St. Athanasious Paulose, Valiya Thirumeni of Malankara 

 

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