A.D.52 KING GONDAPHORES , INDO-GREEK KING OF INDIA ,AND ST.THOMAS


COIN OF KING GONDAPHORUS OF NORTH INDIA A.D.52

St.Thomas
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