Arnos Padiri Academy, Arnos Nagar, Velur P.O
Thrissur - 680601, Kerala State, India
Arnos Padiri Academy, Velur was started in the year 1993 at Kozhikode to promote learning and research in language, literature, culture, history and heritage. It is established by the Jesuits of the Kerala Province in fond memory of Arnos Padiri (Fr. Joannes Ernestus Hanxleden S.J), the great German Jesuit missionary and literary figure. In 1995 it was shifted to Velur (Thrissur), a place memorialized by the heritage centers of Arnos Padiri.