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U R My Inspiration & the Eternal Guiding Force behind my success. Love U Maa-Papa. I ignore this materialistic world and admire your beautiful feet because for me, my world resides there. Jai Shri Ram :)

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Tallest Lord Hanuman statue in the World at Jakhoo, Shimla

108 feet tall idol of Lord Hanuman Ji
at Jakhoo Temple, Shimla.
"Pavantanaye Sankat Haran;
Mangal Moorati Roop,
Raam Lakhan Sita Sahit;
Hridaye Basahun Sur Bhoop."

A wonder in itself, an idol with such a magnificence, grace and purity. I am talking about none other than, a newly created wonder of the world: The Tallest Idol of Lord Hanuman Ji, at the highest ever altitude of 8000 feet (2455 mtrs) above the sea level. Jakhoo Hill is the highest hill of Shimla city. This idol of Lord Hanuman Ji is 108 feet in height. With the erection of this statue, Jakhoo Temple, already world famous for its sacredness and sanctity, has added a priceless gem to its name. The installation of this idol has created a new World record of being the tallest statue ever erected at such a high altitude.

With the blessings of Lord Hanuman Ji, the foundation stone for this idol was laid on 27th October 2008, on the occassion Hanuman Jayanti by Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh.

Within a short stipulated span of 2 years, this magnificient structure was created. And now, it is before us, unveiled on 4th November 2010 by Prof. Dhumal, in the presence of Mr. Abhishek Bachchan, Actor and Mr. H. C. Nanda, Founder of Nanda Trust, the most lucky and privilaged Trust to have undertaken this mammoth task by funding this multi-crore project in the name of the almighty.

I don't find anybody as lucky and privilaged as Mr. Nanda, because Lord Hanuman ji gave him this precious opportunity to have constructed this idol, which is visible from as far as 7 kilometres in the dia of Jakhoo Temple.

Self generated ancient murti of
Lord Hanuman ji at Jakhoo Temple
As per Hindu mythology, the authentic source, Shri Ramacharit Manas composed by Goswami Tulsidas ji,
During war against Ravan, when Lord Lakshman (younger brother of Lord Ram) fell unconscious due to the supernatural effects of a vaana (arrow) aimed by Megnad (son of Ravan), then to bring him back to life, Lord Hanuman went to the Himalayas to fetch the Sanjivani booti (life giving herb). On his way, he rested for a bit at the Jakhoo Hill, where Rishi Yaako was performing spiritual meditation (tapasya). The divine and sacred footsteps of Lord Hanuman Ji are still kept safe in the Temple complex. The divine self generated idol (Saakshaat murti) of Lord Hanuman Ji enhances the glory and sanctity of the Sanctum Sanctorium (Gabh Griha) of the Jakhoo Temple.

It is a authentic and experienced belief that whosoever comes to this temple, with strong faith in the core of his heart, gets whatever he desires for.

May Lord Hanuman Ji fulfil all your dreams and meaningful desires. And please make it a point to visit this temple and view this magnificient piece of sculpture art if you haven't done it yet.

To view a complete photo album of this Wonderful creation, please click on this link:

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder

The Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder
This is a very famous quote said by some famous poet expressing his love and affection for nature, the beautiful creation of the almighty. The nature bestows its beauty upon the person who loves and exhibits his affection towards it.
The same was the beautiful experience, I had when I was in Shimla, my home, for my summer semester end vacations. By coincidence, this time, the monsoon headed towards Shimla, much before time. The pre-monsoon rains were so adorable that I was very much attracted ny them.
I was so very impressed by these rains that I was compelled to screenshots these moments with my 1.3 MP Samsung J700i camera.
Here I am uploading those screenshots for being views by public at large, with an aim to make the people aware of the beauty and wonders set by the divine monsoon in this Queen of Hills.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Eternal University celebrates its 2nd Year of inception.

Eternal University Baru Sahib celebrated its Second Anniversary Annual Day on 29th April 2010. Professor A.S. Brar Vice Chancellor Guru Nanak Dev University was the Chief Guest. A Cultural Program was held followed by Prize Distribution for various achievements in academic, extra curricular activities and sports events. A large number of students from the Colleges of the University show cased their talent in the Stage Performances.

Cultural events, “Saraswati Vandana” in classical dance form, a Musical Medley, Himachali folk dance “Natti”, a “farcical play” in English and “Andha Andhvishwas, a skit in Hindi were highly appreciated.
Eternal University, a co-educational institution, is conceptualized on value based education and has about seven hundred students in its colleges.
In his address the Chief Guest exhorted all students to be disciplined and devote their time to studies if they wanted to do well in life. He appreciated the pollution and drug free mountainous atmosphere of the University in harmony with nature. He wished the fledgling University all the success and rapid growth in future.
Dr. M.S. Atwal, Vice chancellor of Eternal University welcomed the Chief Guest and presented the annual report. He highlighted the achievements of the University since its inception and brought out marching ahead of the University with speed through his self composed “Ode to Baru Sahib”.

Padam Bhushan Dr. Khem Singh Gill, ex Vice Chancellor, Punjab Agriculture University, in his address appreciated the development of the University, and performances of the students. He advised the students to imbibe the values of our culture to be good citizens

Dr. Neelam Kaur, Dean Health Sciences acquainted the audience with the history of Baru Sahib Institutions. The function ended with vote of thanks by Dr. Davinder Singh, Dean of Education and Director of All Akal Academies in India and abroad followed by High Tea.

Friday, February 19, 2010

A Unique University in "The Valley of Divine Peace"

In the most interior areas of Himachal Pradesh, is situated a unique University with a unique goal and model:”World peace through value-added education”.

Eternal University, situated at Baru Sahib, 26 Kms from nearest town Rajgarh, is unique in the following ways:

1. It is the first private self-funded non-profitable Sikh University in the whole world.

2. The first private full-fledged University of Himachal Pradesh set-up by an Act of the State Legislature.

3. This University is managed by The Kalgidhar Trust, one of the richest trusts in the whole world.

4. The only University in the country with a unique dress code (Kurta-Pyjama for boys & Pyjami-Suit for girls) which reflects our rich cultural heritage and upholds the philosophy of “Simple Living-High Thinking”.

5. The only University in the country with 90% attendance requirement for the students, so as to inculcate discipline, accountability & punctuality in the students and prepare them to face the highly competitive world.

6. It is situated in one of the most interior areas of H.P. i.e., distt. Sirmour and is 110 Kms from Shimla, which is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh.

7. It consists of Asia’s largest Gurudwara, “Darbar Sahib”, where more than 10, 000 people can perform Ardas (pray) at one time.

8. It consists of a 450 acre sprawling campus comprising of a University, a number of professional colleges, an international Akal Academy, a multi-specialty charitable Hospital, a Gurudwara, a post office, a bank, a fuel station and many more world class facilities.

9. It guarantees a unique model of value based education, unique in its own way in the whole world.

10. Totally drug free, smoke free & liquor free eco – friendly environment.

11. Only place in the whole country where The Central Ministry of New Renewable Energy, Govt. of India is setting up a solar energy pilot project worth Rs. 6 millions.

12. The best place where a child can study well and can become a well groomed professional with excellence in technical, communication & spiritual skills.

So, come and experience the difference. Welcome to the valley of divine peace in the lap of Himalayas.

Vishal Sharma
2nd Year, ECE,
Eternal University
Baru Sahib.