he Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar (officially the - Malankara Mar Thoma Suryani Sabha) also known as the Mar Thoma Church is a Christian denomination primarily based in Kerala . It has an entirely different identity when compared to other Churches in India. The Mar Thoma Church is an Eastern Oriental Church. It bases its teachings in accordance with Biblical teachings. It is one of the Saint Thomas Christian churches tracing its origins to the evangelistic activity of Thomas the Apostle in the 1st century.