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February 24, 2013

Grand Basin: Park Spiritual Inauguration

The president Kailash Purryag, Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam and other government ministers proceed at the inauguration of the first phase of Somnath Spiritual Park and a Shiv Mandir which was built a shivling (symbol of Shiva ) and 108 other shivlings and the laying of the foundation stone for the second phase of the park spiritual.

These infrastructures have been built on an area of two acres of the 16 acres allocated to the Hindu House by the government.

Veerendra Ramdhun indicates that the first phase costing Rs 20 million and the park will be a spiritual rest area for people under stress. Yoga and meditation will be taught and those wanting rest will stay there for two days.

The acharya Sooklall, which was flanked Umakant Pandit Sharma Deepchand, Manhar Kulkurni and Uttam Bholah said that the Mauritian busts of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam and Basant Rai will be built at the entrance to their spiritual immense contribution in the transformation of Grand Bassin, which has become over the years a mecca prayers.

Shiv Mandir has a huge shivling and around the oval structure were built 108 other shivlings. According to acharya Sooklall is a unique innovation in the world where the sacred water brought by the devotees is dumped on shivlings 108 through conduits. Twenty Indian workers were busy yesterday to paint the walls of the dome, lay the pipes and arrange at the bottom of the platform, the performances of 24 Hindu deities. The first includes a ganshala which will be fed a hundred cows and Shani Dev Mandir also.

This temple and the retreat have been built around the police station Great Basin and the organizers have also arranged a green room can accommodate 5000 people tomorrow afternoon for the official opening of the park spiritual.

 

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