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Rajasthan: 369 Ft high statue of Lord Shiva ‘Vishwas Swaroopam’ to be inaugurated in Nathdwara of Rajsamand

The Vishwas Swaroopam Declaration Festival, to be organized by Sant Kripa Sanatan Sansthan in Shriji's Dhara Nathdwara-Rajsamand in Rajasthan from October 29 to November 6, will begin on Saturday (October 29).

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Rajsamand: The world’s tallest Shiva statue has been completed. Its inauguration ceremony is going to start today i.e. on Saturday. The height of the Shiva statue built at Nathdwara in Rajsamand district in Rajasthan is 369 feet, which has been named Vishwas Swaroopam.

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It took 10 years to make the statue. It has been ranked among the top-5 tallest statues in the world. It has been prepared by Sant Kripa Sanatan Sansthan. The launch ceremony will start from October 29 and will continue till November 6 and will begin with Murari Bapu’s Ram Katha.

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This statue built on the Ganesh Tekri of Nathdwara is built on a hill of 51 bighas. In this statue, Lord Shiva is seated in the posture of meditation and allad. The height of the statue is such that it can be seen from several kilometers away. Special lights have also been arranged for this statue to be clearly visible even at night.

The Vishwas Swaroopam Inauguration Festival is organized by Sant Kripa Sanatan Sansthan from October 29 to November 6 at Shriji Ki Dhara Nathdwara of the Rajsamand district in Rajasthan will begin on Saturday, October 29. It took 10 years to build the statue. It has got a place among the top-5 tall statues in the world.

Let us tell you that the 369-foot statue of Lord Shiva built on the hill of 51 Bigha is in the posture of meditation. The world’s tallest Shiva statue has a different specialty of its own. This 369 feet high statue will be the only such statue in the world, in which a lift, stairs and hall for devotees have been built. Inside the world’s tallest statue of Lord Shiva, 4 lifts and three stairs have been built to go to the top. The construction of the statue took 4 and a half years and more than 300 artisans worked hard. In this, 3000 tonnes of steel and iron, 2.5 lakh cubic tonnes of concrete and sand have been used.

It is noteworthy that Nathdwara, where the world’s tallest 369-foot statue of Lord Shiva has been built, is about 45 km from Udaipur city. Sculptor Naresh Kumawat said that our third generation is doing the work of making idols. His work continues in about 65 countries. Small and big sculptures have been made by his institute in many countries, including Japan, Canada, America. Madan Paliwal had given him a structure for preparing this statue that had to be made in this manner and he fully met his expectations. Today, this Shiva statue is being discussed all over the world.

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