Today, 23 December 2012, on the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadasi, a renowned sand sculptor made a sculpture of Lord Balaji.
Tarani Misro, a famous sand sculptor, from Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, has designed a sculpture of Lord Sri Venkateshwara Swamy on the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadasi. 23, 24 December 2012 is being celebrated as Vaikunta Ekadasi (Mukkoti Ekadasi, Mokshada Ekadasi, Gita Jayanti).
The sculpture was made using fly ash (stone powder) by Tarani Prasad Misro.
Talking to Hindupad.com, Tarani said that after Tirumala Tirupati, Bhadrachalam, Arasavalli Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Temple is one of the best places to visit on Vaikunta Ekadasi.