Prime Minister Narendra Modi discusses progress of UAE's first traditional stone temple.
Swami Brahmaviharidas expressed heartfelt gratitude to Modi, on behalf of His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj and BAPS worldwide, for personally inaugurating the centenary celebrations of Pramukh Swami Maharaj.
Spread over 600 acres in Ahmedabad, Gujarat state; the celebrations were planned and managed by 80,000 volunteers and attended by over 12.1 million people from across the globe.
It was one of its kind, so huge and so well-planned, I am happy that it was celebrated flawlessly, without a single glitch or hitch,” Modi said.
According to BAPS Hindu Mandir, the Prime Minister was particularly interested in the 300 hi-tech sensors installed throughout the temple, which provide valuable live data of pressure, temperature, settlement, deflection and stresses created by seismic movements, among other things.
The beautifully designed sculptures showcasing rich Indian culture and Arabic symbols on white marble and pink sandstones are being raised at the project site.
During an hour-long meeting in New Delhi, Swami Brahmaviharidas updated Modi about the construction work of the historical project at Abu Mureikha, which is more than 50 per cent complete.Modi and Swami Brahmaviharidas, the head of Abu Dhabi’s BAPS Hindu Mandir, discussed the progress made on the UAE’s first traditional Hindu stone temple.