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Majestic bronze 'Om' figure to grace Kedarnath Dham in Uttarakhand

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 22 May 2023, 9:28 IST
Om figure to be installed in Baba Kedarnath's Dham (ANI)

News Summary: 

  • A grand bronze 'Om' figure, weighing 60 quintals, will be installed at Gol Plaza in Kedarnath Dham, Uttarakhand.
  • The sculpture was crafted in Baroda, Gujarat, and features intricate detailing.
  • The installation follows a successful trial conducted by the District Disaster Management Authority and the Public Works Department.
  • The figure will be welded with copper on all four sides to ensure durability and protection from snowfall.
  • The imminent installation is expected to enhance the grandeur of Kedarnath's Gol Plaza and provide a profound spiritual experience for visitors.


Unique Bronze Sculpture

A remarkable bronze 'Om' figure, weighing an astounding 60 quintals, is set to be installed at Gol Plaza in Baba Kedarnath Dham, Uttarakhand. Crafted in Baroda, Gujarat, this exquisite sculpture will add a touch of grandeur to the sacred site.

Successful Trial Conducted

The District Disaster Management Authority, in collaboration with the Public Works Department, has successfully conducted a trial to establish the monumental 'Om' figure. The trial, carried out using a Hydra machine, was a resounding success, paving the way for the permanent installation.

Ensuring Durability and Protection

To ensure the longevity of the sculpture, all four sides of the bronze figure will be meticulously welded with copper. This welding technique will not only safeguard the central portion but also protect the edges from potential damage caused by snowfall, further enhancing its resilience.

Imminent Permanence

The executive body's EE Vinay Jhikwan affirmed that the installation process is nearing completion. The 'Om' figure, representing a profound spiritual symbol, will find its permanent abode in Gol Plaza within a week. Its presence is anticipated to magnify the splendour of Kedarnath and elevate the spiritual experience for visitors.

Embracing Magnificence

District Magistrate Rudraprayag, Mayur Dixit, expressed enthusiasm about the forthcoming installation of the 'Om' figure. Recognizing its potential to enhance the beauty of Kedarnath's Gol Plaza, Dixit highlighted the diligent efforts undertaken by the DDMA to ensure the successful establishment of this awe-inspiring sculpture.



First published: 22 May 2023, 9:25 IST