Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.


Reverend E. John Ipe/ Punnyan Kunju

Character Analysis

He's Baby Kochamma and Pappachi's father. He was a well-regarded priest in the Mar Thoma Church. He became known as Punnyan Kunju (Little Blessed One) after the Patriarch of Antioch, who is the head of the Syrian Christian Church, personally blessed him. His portrait hangs in the Ayemenem House.

back to top