Huge 4.5m Hindu’s Lord Shiva statue unveiled near Sydney

article34444Huge 4.5m-high white marble statue of Hindu Lord Shiva has been consecrated and unveiled in Minto, a suburb of Sydney (Australia). Shipped from Varanasi (India), it was mounted on a concrete pedestal with the help of a crane at the Hindu temple Mukti Gupteshwar Mandir, which is claimed to be the world’s first human built underground cave temple whose tagline is “Home Of The 13th Jyotirlingham”. This statue is said to be fitted with seven colored LED lights, with colors changing every minute.

This Hindu temple has 1128 small temples inside it. Its ten-meter deep vault in the sanctum contains two million handwritten notes, each saying “Om Namah Shivaya”, from devotees around the world. It possesses water from 81 rivers, including major rivers from Australia, and from five oceans. Total cost of this temple project to date is said to be around five million Australian dollars.

Meanwhile, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, commended efforts of temple management and area community for realizing this Hindu temple complex.

Source: Meri News