45 feet Tall Subrahmanya Muruga statue consecrated in Nadupalani

  • 05 Mar 2018 - 07 Mar 2018
  • Nadupalani, India

45 feet Tall Subrahmanya Muruga statue consecrated in Nadupalani
7th March 2018

 

Pujya Sri Swamiji installed a 45 feet tall Subrahmanya statue in Nadupalani Muruga Kshetra in Perunkarunai village, Tamil Nadu on 7th March 2018. 

Pujya Swamiji arrived in the Kshetram at 7 AM. Upon arrival, Sri Bala Swamiji received Pujya Swamiji and they proceeded to inaugurate the new Gau Shala constructed in the premises. Sri Swamiji gave bananas to cows and calves. 

 

Pujya Bala Swamiji had arrived in Nadupalani two days earlier and camped in Nadupalani guiding the organizers and priests conducting the rituals. 

 

Pujya Sri Swamiji then proceeded to the feet of Subrahmanya statue and performed Yantra Pratishtha amidst Mantra chants in the sacred Meena Lagnam. Sacred Subrahmanya Swamy  Padas (feet) in stone  have been installed in a small shrine under the 45 feet tall Subrahmanya statue. 

 

Later, Pujya Sri Swamiji arrived at the Marakata Subrahmanya Temple and offered Arati and prayers. 

Sri Swamiji and Sri Bala Swamiji inaugurated a new water treatment plant set up by the Ashrama for drinking water use at the pilgrim center. 

 

At 10 AM, Pujya Sri Swamiji offered Purnahuti of Laksha Subrahmanya Homam organized by devotees of Ganeshanjaneya Temple in Dilsukh Nagar, Hyderabad. This Homa was organized to commemorate of what is possibly the tallest Subrahmanya (Muruga) statue in India. Later, Pujya Sri Swamiji arrived at the program Dias. Sri Bala Swamiji conveyed Peetham honors on traditional temple architect, Sri.Venkateshwarlu from Machilipatnam who sculpted this beautiful 45 feet tall statue of Subrahmanya. 

Others who assisted in this mega project were also honored. Local MLA and Mailavaram MLA conveyed their respects to Pujya Swamiji. Sri.K.V.Aiyappan offered a Vel & Dhwaja to Subrahmanya swami. 

 

Pujya Bala Swamiji spoke about the history of Nadupalani and how Pujya Sri Swamiji guided him to Subrahmanya worship and led him to undertake this mammoth project of 45 feet tall Subrahmanya deity in Nadupalani. The statue is built on the northern slope of the main temple and faces north. 

 

To mark this spiritual occasion, Dr.Shiva & medical team conducted mega medical camp in the Ashrama. 

 

Pujya Sri Swamiji and Bala Swamiji proceeded to Pratishtha Yaga Shala and performed Purnahuti of Pratishtha rituals. Sri Bala Swamiji carried the Pradhana Kalasha (wain brass pot containing the consecrated holy water) and walked up hill to reach the Pada shrine. Pujya Sri Swamiji sprinkled the water on the Padukas. 

Tens of thousands of devotees had assembled all around the vast area and were eager to watch Pujya Swamiji perform the Kumbhabhishekam. 

Pujya Swamiji and Sri Bala Swamiji went up the 45 feet tall statue in a open steel platform hoisted by a crane. It was a wonderful sight to see the “Alagan” (beautiful) face of Muruga up close as the crane lifted Pujya Swamiji. Once the platform was aligned behind the statue by the skillful crane operator, Pujya Swamiji poured water from the Kalasha on the Subrahmanya Swami’s crown. Thunderous & frenetic cries of   “Hara Om Hara” by tens of thousands of devotees reached the skies. Pujya Swamiji then bathed the huge statue first with milk and then with water and concluded with flower Abhishekam.  The sweeping views of the surrounding region packed with devout was a sight to see. 

Pujya Swamiji spoke from the top of the statue and called on people to be religious, righteous and devoted to God, family, community, nation and every living being on planet. 

Then, Pujya Swamiji and Bala Swamiji were brought back to the feet of Subrahmanya Swami. Pujya Swamiji offered Arati and then embraced the statue and offered prayers. 

Pujya Swamiji gave message to video channels and retired.

Annadanam was performed to the thousands of of devotees who participated in the divine programs. 

Later, Sri Bala Swamiji spent two hours in Yaga Shala and blessed sacred Pratishtha Yaga Kalashas to devotees who helped the project and programs. 

In the evening, Muruga Bhajans were sung by Sri Mani of Mysuru Ashrama. Chennai Bhajan Mandali & local devotees enthusiastically participated in the singing. Pujya Sri Swamiji went near the photo of Sri Muttuswami, founder of Nadupalani Kshetram and stood near looking at the photo. It felt as if Pujya Swamiji was narrating today's amazing events to Yogi Muttuswami. 

The three days of programs were a grand success. This project was guided and taken forward by Pujya Bala Swamiji as per directions of Parama Pujya Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji. This beautiful and tall statue of Subrahmanya is in a series of tall statues Pujya Sri Swamiji has installed world wide. The 85 feet tall Hanuman murti in Trinidad, West Indies, The 16 feet tall monolith Dattatreya in Ganagapura, the 45 feet tall monolith Hanuman in Mysuru Ashrama, and now the beautiful "Alagar" Subrahmanya in Nadupalani. 

The steps leading to the beautiful 45 feet tall Subrahmanya Murti in Nadupalani. The statue is situated on the western slope of the temple hillock.
Pujya Bala Swamiji speaks to Sri.Kalidas, Sri.Murali about the Kumbhabhishekam arrangements in Nadupalani
The three feet tall Marakata Subrahmanya Murti in the main temple on top of the Nadupalani Hillock
Pujya Bala Swamiji performed Abhishekam & Puja to Marakata Muruga in Nadupalani on 6th March 2018
Pujya Bala Swamiji performs Archana to Marakata Muruga murti in Nadupalani temple on 6th March 2018
Pujya Bala Swamiji inaugurates the rituals in Pratishtha Yaga Shala in Nadupalani on 5th March 2018
Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji visited Acharpakkam Ashrama on 6th March 2018. Sri Swamiji offers Arati to Mayamuktavadhuta Dattatreya Swami
Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji visited Acharpakkam Ashrama on 6th March 2018. Sri Swamiji offers Arati to Karya Siddhi Hanuman Swami
Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji in front of Karya Siddhi Hanuman shrine in Acharpakkam Ashrama on 6th March 2018. Sri Ranganatha Swami idol atop the door is a unique feature
Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji inaugurated "Hanuman Dhwaja Puja" in Acharpakkam Ashrama on 6th March 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji arrived in Nadupalani Muruga Kshetra at 7 AM on 7th March 2018 and started the programs with inauguration of Gau Shala - cow shed
Pujya Sri Swamiji unveiled inaugural plaque for the 45 feet tall Subrahmanya Murti in Nadupalani.
Pujya Sri Swamiji performs Yantra Pratishtha of Subrahmanya Swami in Nadupalani Muruga Kshetram on 7th March 2018
Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji offers Purnahuti of "Laksha Subrahmanya Homa" performed to celebrate the inauguration of 45 feet tall Subrahmanya Statue.
Pujya Sri Bala Swamiji got the community hall in Nadupalani Kshetra renovated in honor of Vajrotsava celebrations of Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji
Members of organizing committee of Pratishthapana in Nadupalani welcome Pujya Sri Swamiji on stage.
Sri.Venkateswarlu & his team of sculptors from Machilipatnam who sculpted the beautiful 45 feet tall Subrahmanya statue were honored by Pujya Sri Swamiji - 7.3.2018, Nadupalani
Mayavaram MLA offers respect to Pujya Swamiji in Nadupalani - 7.3.2018
Pujya Bala Swamiji narrated the history of 45 feet tall Subrahmanya statue in Nadupalani Kshetra.
A section of devotee audience in Nadupalani
Tens of thousands of devotees stood for over four hours in advance to witness the consecration of 45 feet tall Subrahmanya Murti in Nadupalani.
Pujya Sri Swamiji offers Maha Purnahuti of Pratishtha rituals of 45 feet tall Subrahmanya Murti in Nadupalani on 7th March 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji offers flowers to the 108 Kalashas in Yaga Shala in Nadupalani - 7.3.2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji performs Kalashabhisheka to the sacred Subrahmanya Padams installed in a small shrine under the 45 feet tall Subrahmanya Murti in Nadupalani - 7 March 2018
The 45 feet tall majestic & beautiful Murti of Subrahmanya in Nadupalani was consecrated on 7 March 2018 at 11.30 AM
The beautiful face of the 45feet tall Subrahmanya Swami at Nadupalani was consecrated on 7 March 2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji and Bala Swamiji went in a crane lift to the top of Subrahmanya Swami to perform Kumbhabhishekam in Nadupalani on 7th March 2018
Subrahmanya statue measuring 45 feet tall was consecrated by HH Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji in Nadupalani village of Tamil Nadu on 7th March 2018
Beautiful view of milk Abhisheka to 45 feet tall Subrahmanya Murti during Kumbhabhishekam in Nadupalani on 7.3.2018
A view of a section of the crowd in Nadupalani on the consecration of 45 feet tall Subrahmanya statue on 7.3.2018
Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji offers Namaskara to Muruga statue in Nadupalani on 7.3.2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji offers Arati to the sacred feet of 45 feet tall Subrahmanya Murti in Nadupalani on consecration day - 7.3.2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji offers Archana to the sacred feet of 45 feet tall Subrahmanya Murti in Nadupalani on consecration day - 7.3.2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji and Sri Bala Swamiji at the sacred feet of 45 feet tall Subrahmanya Murti in Nadupalani on consecration day - 7.3.2018
Pujya Bala Swamiji blessed devotees with sacred Pratishtha Yaga Shala Kalashas after consecration of 45 feet tall Subrahmanya statue in Nadupalani on 7.3.2018
Muruga Bhajans Satsang in the evening in Nadupalani 7.3.2018
Pujya Bala Swamiji speaks about Muruga during evening Satsang in Nadupalani Muruga Kshetra - 7.3.2018
Pujya Sri Swamiji in front of the portrait of Pujya Sri Muttuswami Siddhar, founder of Nadupalani Kshetra
Beautiful view of the illuminated 45 feet tall Muruga statue in Nadupalani Muruga Kshetra - 7.3.2018
Beautiful view of the illuminated 45 feet tall Muruga statue in Nadupalani Muruga Kshetra - 7.3.2018
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