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492318 th Dhukhrono of Maphriyono St. Baselius Yeldho

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  • Thomas Daniel
    Oct 1, 2003
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      Maphriyono Mor Baselios Yeldo was born at Karakosh near
      Mosul in Iraq, where Marthsmooni and her 7 children
      suffered Martyrdom. He become a monk in Mor Bahnan monastery
      in Mosul. The saint came to India via Basra to Surat, after
      consecration as Maphrian (Catholicos / Maphriyono) by the
      Patriarch Mor Ignatius Abdul Messiah I, arriving at Thalassery
      in North Kerala, then by hill route to Kothamangalam in AD 1685
      at the request of Marthoma II of Malankara Church. He reached
      Marthoma Cheriapalli with Mor Ivanios, guided by a Hindu gentleman
      whose descendants guide the procession of the festival held in his
      memory every year. The the saintly father left his mortal self for
      his heavenly home at the age of 92 on October the second and is
      entombed in the sanctuary of MarThoma CheriaPally, Kothamangalam.

      In 1987 his name was included in the 5th Tubden (Holy diptych) as
      per the Patriarchal bull.

      Life history of the Maphrian Mor Baselios Yeldo (1685):-
      http://www.syriacchristianity.org/bio/MorBaseliosYeldho.htm

      In Our Lords Love
      Thomas Daniel (Reji)
      St. George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church
      Cheppaud, Kerala, India.