Delaware: The US has built the tallest statue of Hindu God Hanuman at a height of 25 feet in Delaware. The statue has been carved from a solid block of black granite and took over a year to complete the work, reported a local media.
“Once the statue is made according to a prescribed process by an artisan and is delivered to the temple, the temple priests normally conduct a 10 day, a 5 to 10-day rituals, mostly involving fire offerings and other rituals. And also the community is invited to bond with the statue,” Delaware Public Media quoted Patibanda Sarma, president of Hindu Temple Association in Hockessin.
A Yantra Pratishtha and Prana Prathishtha is done during for proper installation of the statue.
The Hanuman statue is the second largest religious statue in Delaware after Our Lady Queen of Peace statue at Holy Spirit Church in New Castle.