India: World’s biggest temple to be opened soon in Bengal
Next month, when the first floor receives all the last finishing touches, the biggest temple in the world should open its doors to men.
The Vedic Planetarium Temple is all ready to announce the first-of-its-kind pujari stage, spread over one lakh square feet, as it steps one step closer to its construction goal by 2022.
The Monument of Vedic Planetarium, situated in Mayapur in West Bengal’s Nadia district, has numerous first-ever in the country. The whole temple is nothing less than a modern-day palace with the finest chandeliers and state-of-the-art equipment to hold prayers or offerings around the globe.
Mayapur is the headquarters of ISKCON or Krishna Consciousness International Society and is part of the same but there are several elements that make it distinctive.
Began construction a decade earlier and already more than two crore kilograms of cement have been used to build the building.
It will have one lakh square meters of each and every floor and the world’s largest dome is what makes it even more spectacular.
The 380-feet high shrine, produced with the specific intent of spreading the Vedic culture and wisdom throughout the world through an empirical and authoritative presentation based on Vedic knowledge, has different Blue Bolivian Marble used to add the effect of Western architecture to the Temple.
Roughly 70 lakh people arrive in Mayapur every year, as per the latest statistics. Mayapur has recently been proclaimed a Heritage City by CM Mamata Banerjee.
Subrato, the right hand of communication at the temple replied, “We got a lot of support from the government of Mamata Banerjee. I’m sure it will give the tourism industry a big boost after the temple decides to open.”