Statue of Equality | Why a Ramanujacharya Statue?

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The Statue of Equality, also known as the Ramanuja Statue, is a sculpture of the 11th-century Vaishnavite Saint Bhagavad Ramanuja“. The Statue is at the Chinna Jeeyar Trust in Muchintal, Bhagyanagar. The statue depicts his knowledge, objectiveness, and values.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi revealed a 216-foot-tall Statue of Equality on Saturday,5th Feb 2022. Saint Bhagavad Ramanujacharya championed equality in all orbs of life and drove home the 11th-century Bhakti saint’s message of equality for all. Sri Ramanujacharya enlightens the unity and integrity of the nation.

Key Features About Ramanujacharya

  1. Saint Bhagavad Ramanuja was born in Sriperumbudur in 1017. He travelled across India, discovering the practices of diverse parts while concentrating on individual needs.
  2. Ramanujacharya illustrated the core of Vedas in the form of 9 scriptures for the interest and well-being of society. His mentors, monarchs, officials, privileged, and ordinary men were all persuaded to follow the path of Bhakti and divine devotion
  3. The Vaishnavism’s torchbearer was a Bhakti movement preceptor. He disproved the Mayavada opinion that the world is deceitful.
  4. All additional Bhakti units like Kabir, Meerabai and numerous others grew as mystic poets after diving into the depths of Ramanujacharya’s Vaishnav devotion.
  5. Sri Ramanujacharya Ji was born in the south, his influence flared across the country. Ramanujacharya Ji gave composition to the Sanskrit Granth and similar value to the Tamil language in Bhakti Marg.

Everything you need to know about the Statue of Equality

  • The 216-foot-tall statue is one of the world’s tallest metallic statues.
  • The inauguration of the Ramanujacharya Statue is part of the ongoing Sri Ramanuja Sahasrabdi Samaroham, which marks the saint’s 1000th birthday.
  • Statue of Equality is part of a 45-acre complex.
  • The project was financed completely by the followers. The contributions were from all over the globe and commanded Rs 1,000 crores.
  • The statue stands on a 54-foot-tall base establishment known as “Bhadra Vedi.”
  • The structure incorporates levels dedicated to a Vedic digital library and research center, ancient Indian scriptures, a theatre, and an educational gallery showcasing Ramanujacharya’s contributions.
  • A meditation portion will be built on top of the foundation. The compartment will have a subtle 120-kilogram gold sculpture of the saint depicting the years he lived.
  • Gold, silver, zinc, brass, and copper make up the figure’s five metals or “panchaloha.”
  • Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swami of Sri Ramanujacharya Ashram designed the Ramanujacharya Statue.
  • The Statue of Equality is encircled by 108 Divya Desams (ornately sculpted temples).

The proficiency of Sri Ramanujacharya Ji is an invaluable asset to our culture and roots, and the Indian government intends to restore and preserve this great philosopher’s teachings through this Statue of Equality. The Sardar Sahib’s ‘Statue of Unity” and Ramanujacharya’s Statue of Equality recite the country’s oath of unity and message of equality respectively. This is India’s specialization as a country. The Statue of Equality, like the Statue of Unity, would draw worldwide notice and disseminate the idea of equality.

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