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Posts tagged “Kurisumala Monastery

Stumbling Into Light: Part 10


“Noli me tangere”

Picture taken beside the garden of Kurisumala Monastery

Stumbling Into Light: Part 9

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Opening the doors to silence..

Picture shows visiting nuns in silent prayer at Kurisumala Monastery

Stumbling Into Light: Part 8

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A time of quiet

Monks at Kurisumala in silent meditation after Mass

Stumbling Into Light: Part 7

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After None light and shade

Picture of the monk’s refectory taken at Kurisumala Trappist Monastery, Kerala

Stumbling Into Light: Part 6

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Cloistered laundering.

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Pictures of monks’ freshly laundered, saffron habits taken in Kurisumala Trappist Monastery, Kerala

Stumbling Into Light: Part 5

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On reflection..

Picture shows one of the monks at Kurisumala

Stumbling Into Light: Part 4


Father and son:
“Teach us to pray..”

A family at prayer in Kurisumala

Stumbling Into Light: Part 3

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From the refectory windows.

Picture taken in Kurisumala Monastery, Kerala

Stumbling Into Light: Part 2

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Seeking darshan.

Picture shows a group of visiting pilgrims taking refreshment in Kurisumala’s refectory

Stumbling Into Light: The Path To Kurisumala


High in the quiet hills of Kerala, is Kurisumala, India’s only Trappist Monastery.