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This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Rev Fr John Vattanky SJ. We will remember him forever.
Posted by Joseph Joy on February 22, 2021
My mentor and teacher, sometimes even a friend... miss you Acha. Your love for learning and commitment to spiritual life have always fascinated me. Long strolls in the suburbs of Pune, Lonavla, Christ Church Campus Oxford will be always in my mind. Vividly remember your blessing in Syriac last time we met..Thaibuse...
May his soul Rest In Peace.
Posted by Kuruvilla Pandikattu on February 22, 2021
We are sad to announce the death of Rev Fr John Vattnaky SJ (3 July 1931-22 February 2021) on Feb 22, 2021 at 4:30 AM. A professor of philosophy at Jnana Deepa, he was a pioneer in Indian philosophy, contributing significantly to NavyaNyaya Philosophy of Gangesa and is acknowledged as the Word Authority on this subject. His work was favourably commented on and recommended by Kanchi Sankaracharya himself.

He had impacted numerous Indian and International philosophers.
After his retirement from Jnana Deepa, in 1996, he continued to stay at De Nobili College for a few more years. Then moved to Kerala Province (Kanjirapally) in June 2013. On 30th December 2014 he had a stroke and had been convalescing ever since.

May he rest in peace! May he be an inspiration to be engaged fully in logic and love! Funeral at 4:30 PM, at Christ Hall, Kozhikode, Kerala

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Posted by Joseph Joy on February 22, 2021
My mentor and teacher, sometimes even a friend... miss you Acha. Your love for learning and commitment to spiritual life have always fascinated me. Long strolls in the suburbs of Pune, Lonavla, Christ Church Campus Oxford will be always in my mind. Vividly remember your blessing in Syriac last time we met..Thaibuse...
May his soul Rest In Peace.
Posted by Kuruvilla Pandikattu on February 22, 2021
We are sad to announce the death of Rev Fr John Vattnaky SJ (3 July 1931-22 February 2021) on Feb 22, 2021 at 4:30 AM. A professor of philosophy at Jnana Deepa, he was a pioneer in Indian philosophy, contributing significantly to NavyaNyaya Philosophy of Gangesa and is acknowledged as the Word Authority on this subject. His work was favourably commented on and recommended by Kanchi Sankaracharya himself.

He had impacted numerous Indian and International philosophers.
After his retirement from Jnana Deepa, in 1996, he continued to stay at De Nobili College for a few more years. Then moved to Kerala Province (Kanjirapally) in June 2013. On 30th December 2014 he had a stroke and had been convalescing ever since.

May he rest in peace! May he be an inspiration to be engaged fully in logic and love! Funeral at 4:30 PM, at Christ Hall, Kozhikode, Kerala
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Shared by Isaac Padinjarekuttu on February 22, 2021
I remember the days with Fr. John in JDV. He was interested not only in Indian Philosophy.  We taught a course together in the Theology Faculty on the Cofessions of St. Augustine. May he rest in peace.