Sometime during the sixteenth century, Our Lady with her infant
son appeared to a Hindu boy carrying milk to a customer’s home.
While he rested under a Banyan tree near a tank (pond), Our Lady
appeared to him and asked....read more
Vailankanni is fondly known as the
'Lourdes of the East'. Millions of pilgrims visit the Shrine
throughout the year, praying to Our Lady for various needs and
thanking her for the favours received through her