COIN OF KING GONDAPHORUS OF NORTH INDIA A.D.52
traveled all through India starting from Kerala to Taxila and then back to South India covering the entire sub continent for a period of 20 years from AD 52 to 72.
A slightly earlier dates are also suggested He was martyred and then buried at Mylapore, near Chennai (Madras).
He was invited by the Indo-parthian king
Gondaphores of Taxila
and all the historical and geographic environment attest to the accuracy of Thomas’ ministry. Christians of St. Thomas in the Malabar Coast is a powerful presence even today