Thursday, April 29, 2010

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    • A Muslim donor has donated Rs 1 crore for making of golden crown for Shri Sahajanand Swami’s murti in Gujarat’s Kutch.

      Dubai based Kutchi-Gujarati businessman Noor Mohammadbhai Nazmuddinbhai Bohra offers five time namaz and but believes that a religion never bounds a person in limits. Shri Noor Mohammadbhai has donated Rs 1 crore from his diamond, gems and precious stone business income for golden crown of Shri Sahajanand Swami’s murti.

      Shri Noor Mohammadbhai will come to Gujarat in person and will offer a golden crown to Murti of Sahajand Swami in May 2010.

    • An Earthquake on 26 January 2001 shattered most parts of the city of Bhuj (Kutch District), including the original Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Bhuj built by Swaminarayan in 1824. To replace this, the new temple is being built of only marble and gold. The throne for the idol of Swaminarayan, the temple domes and doors will be of gold whiles the pillars and ceilings will be made of marble.
    • The new temple is being built at a cost of 1 billion Indian rupees (100 crore) on 5 acres of land. Made in marbe, intricate carvings adorn the pillars and ceiling of the most expensive temple to be built in the Indian state of Gujarat recently.
    • A 3D film, the first of its kind on the life and teachings of Swaminarayan titled ‘Sahajanand’ will be screened as part of the opening celebrations of the temple. Shot by S3D cameras, it is claimed to be the first of its kind in India.

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