World’s Tallest Lord Murugan Statue Unveiled in Tamil Nadu

Published:Nov 23, 202308:23
World’s Tallest Lord Murugan Statue Unveiled in Tamil Nadu

The world’s tallest Lord Murugan statue was unveiled at Puthiragoundampalayam within the Salem district of Tamil Nadu. The statue has a peak of 146-ft and was opened for devotees to carry out kumbabishekam.

Constructed by a belief at Puthiragoundanpalayam, the statue stands taller than the Pathumalai Murugan statue in Malaysia that has a peak of 140 toes.

Because the statue in Salem was consecrated, rose petals had been showered on it by means of a helicopter. The consecration additionally witnessed 1000's of devotees thronging to the temple premises to worship and attend the puja ceremony.

Apparently, it was the Murugan statue of Malaysia that impressed the development of the one in Salem. The chairman of Sri Muthumalai Murugan Belief, N Sridhar needed to construct a statue the tallest Murugan statue in his hometown in Attur.

Reportedly, Sridhar thought that not everybody can go to Malaysia and worship the deity there so he should convey one within the Salem district. Later in 2014, Sridhar, who can also be a businessman, determined to construct a temple and the Muthumalai Murugan statue on his land.

Sridhar even employed sculptor Tiruvarur Thiyagarajan to assemble the statue. Curiously, he was the identical sculptor who constructed the Murugan statue in Malaysia in 2006. It took Sridhar practically two years simply to provoke the development technique of the statue.

In the meantime, the Lord Murugan statue in Malaysia is positioned at Batu Caves and is among the hottest Hindu shrines exterior India. It's the tallest Hindu statue in Malaysia and took three years to be constructed by sculptors. It required 350 tons of metal bars, 300 litres of gold paint and 1,550 cubic metres to assemble the marvellous construction. Furthermore, 15 sculptors had been introduced from India to carve the statue.

It has been painted golden and is manufactured from strengthened concrete. It stands beside a flight of 272 steps that lead guests to the Batu caves.It's believed that the cave was not a spot of worship earlier than an Indian dealer named Ok Thamboosamy Pillai positioned a small statue of Lord Murugan again in 1892.

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