Congregations

12. VANASHRAM

ST. SYLVESTER’S MONASTERY

BANGALORE ARCHDIOCESE – LATIN RITE


K.R. Puram, T.C. Palaya, Bangalore
Karnataka State – 560 036
Phone : (080) 5610603

Founded on 19.03.1973

This house is a dependent monastery of St. Joseph’s Priory, for resident students studying theology at nearby Kristu Jyothi College (Salesians). In addition to its work of formation of junior monks, the community is also engaged in pastoral ministry.

Fr. Stephen Kulathinal

LOCATION AND ROUTES

Location :

In Thumbuchettypalyaya (3 km from Krishnarajapuram, 19 km to the south east of Bangalore on the north side of NH 4 (Old Madras Road) to Chennai.

By Car :

From Bangalore, take NH 4, pass through Krishnarajapuram, to a take and look for the land mark of Kristu Jyothi church steeple. Continue and take the first turning on the left. Pass by Kristu Jyothi College and take the next turning to the right. The Monastery is at the end of the cul-de-sae.

By Bus :

From Majestic Bus Station take bus no. 315. From City Market Bus Station (Mosque Terminal). Take bus no. 307, 309, 316a or 317.
Or From Shivaji Nagar bus stand, take bus nos. 310/311 to Krishnarajapuram and then take an auto to Thambuchettypalaya.

Attention :

Bus nos. 310 F (from Majestic), 313 A (from City Market) and 312 (from Shivaji Nagar) go direct to Thumbuchettypalaya.

By Rail :

From Bangalore Central Station, take the subway to Majestic B.M.T.C Bus Station (opposite) and follow directions “By Bus from Majestic Bus Station”.

By Air :

From Bangalore Airport, take a taxi and follow the directions given for “By Car”.


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