West Bengal To Get World’s Largest Temple Named Temple of Vedic Planetarium

by Sanjana Shenoy
West Bengal To Get World’s Largest Temple Named Temple of Vedic Planetarium

This story is about the world’s largest temple which will come up in West Bengal. The news will feature the location, concept and the objective behind creating this shrine. So read on to find out more about this. In the coming years, West Bengal will witness India’s first underwater metro and now the latest news is that the city will also have the world’s largest temple. Known as the Temple of Vedic Planetarium, this will have the first of its kind pujari floor and will cover a massive one lakh square feet area. The Temple of Vedic Planetarium is speculated to be completed by the year 2022. And let’s tell you that it will be a spectacle to behold.

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West Bengal Will Get World’s Largest Temple

The Temple of Vedic Planetarium is situated in Mayapur in Nadia district of West Bengal. The shrine has been adorned with massive chandeliers. And that’s not all, modern technology will be used to broadcast puja sessions live worldwide. For those of you who don’t know, Mayapur is the headquarter of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).

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Reportedly this temple construction commenced two decades ago with more than 2 crore kgs of cement being used for this gigantic structure. The temple will have the world’s largest dome and will also have lakh square feet of every floor. Blue Bolivian Marble has been added to the architecture to give it a modern touch. It will look like a spiritual palace perched 380 ft high. This temple is created with the goal to spread Vedic culture and knowledge throughout the world through a materialised, scientific and authoritative platform built on the lines of Vedic knowledge.

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Blue Bolivian Marble Will Be Used For Its Construction

Managing Director of the Temple of Vedic Planetarium, Sadabhuja Das stated that the Blue Bolivian Marble used in the construction of the temple has been procured from India and Vietnam. Apart from becoming the largest temple in the world, this temple is unique for a variety of reasons. Firstly, the temple has a 2.5 acres wide pujari floor with a temple floor of 60m diameter. Secondly, there will be 20m long Vedic chandeliers which are touted to look mesmerising. The floor will also have the capacity to accommodate 1000 devotees at a time. This will be a large space where devotees can sing, dance and pray right before the idol of Lord Krishna, which generally happens in ISKCON temples. Did you know There Is A 1,000-Yr Old Shiva Temple In Tamil Nadu  Which Is The World’s First All-Granite Temple?

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The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee had bestowed the heritage city title to Mayapur, keeping in mind that this is the birthplace of the renowned Vaishnava saint, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. This is the reason, the Temple of Vedic Planetarium will be built in Mayapur. Well, on its completion this temple would become the largest in the world, and that is definitely something to look forward to. When you’re in West Bengal., Gorge on Fusion Puchkas And Street Food From Around The World At Puchkaman