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Ramanujacharya: The Statue of Equality


Ramanujacharya: The Statue of Equality
By Khusboo Basan   |  Feb 12, 2022

On February fifth, 2022 the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurated the ‘Statue of Equality of Sri Ramanujacarya as a part of the 12-day ongoing a thousandth delivery anniversary celebrations of the saint.

The 216-foot tall statue is among the many tallest metallic sitting statues on this planet. It is situated in a 45-acre advanced on the outskirts of Hyderabad. The basis stone was laid in 2014. The challenge price Rs 1,000 crores and was funded absolutely by donations from devotees all around the world.

The statue consists of 5 metals or “panchaloha” consisting of gold, silver, zinc, brass, and copper. It has been constructed on a base-building “Bhadra Vedi” that’s 54 ft tall. The constructing has flooring for a Vedic digital library and analysis middle, historical Indian texts, a theater, and an academic gallery detailing the works of Ramanujacharya. The base may have a meditation corridor the place a small, 120 kg gold statue of the saint will characterize the years he lived.

The Statue of Equality was conceptualized by Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swami of Sri Ramanujacharya Ashram. There are 108 Divya Desams (ornately carved temples) surrounding the Statue of Equality.

The Prime Minister took a tour of the Divya Desams as effectively earlier than the inauguration.

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