On Saturday, the 369-foot-tall “Viswas Swaroopam” Shiva monument that was constructed in the Nathdwara town of Rajasthan’s Rajsamand region will be officially opened.
Morari Bapu in the presence of the assembly speaker CP Joshi, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, and others.The statue was built by Tat Padam Sansthan and is located 45 kilometres from Udaipur.
After the statue’s inauguration, a number of religious, spiritual, and cultural events will be organised over nine days, from October 29 to November 6, according to Madan Paliwal, the chairman of the Miraj company and a trustee for the Sansthan.
Throughout the nine days, religious evangelist Morari Bapu will also narrate the Ram Katha.Religious tourism will take on a new dimension as a result of the magnificent Lord Shiva statue that has been erected in the city of Shreenathji, according to Paliwal.
The monument, which is positioned on a mountaintop over a region of 51 bighas and is designed in a meditative pose, is believed to be visible from 20 kilometres away.
According to Jaiprakash Mali, the program’s spokeswoman, the statue has been illuminated with special lights so that it can be seen clearly at night as well.”There are lifts, steps, and a devotee hall built into the tallest Shiva idol in the world. To enter, there are three steps and four lifts “explained he.
Its construction, which took ten years to complete, involved the usage of three thousand tonnes of steel, iron, concrete, and sand, as well as 2.5 lakh cubic tonnes of concrete.In August 2012, Ashok Gehlot, who was the CM at the time, and Morari Bapu lay the project’s cornerstone.The statue, according to Mali, was built to last 250 years and can withstand winds of up to 250 kmph.
He continued, “This statue’s design has undergone wind tunnel testing in Australia.The area surrounding the statue will provide visitors the chance to partake in sports including bungee jumping, zip lining, and go-karting as well as a food court, an adventure park, and a jungle cafe.