Huge 4.5m Lord Shiva statue unveiled near Sydney

A huge 4.5m-high white marble statue of Hindu Lord Shiva has been consecrated and unveiled in Minto, a suburb of Sydney (Australia). Shipped from Varanasi (India), it was mounted on a concrete pedestal with the help of a crane at the Hindu temple Mukti Gupteshwar Mandir, which is claimed to be the world’s first human […]

Sydney Murugan Temple having grand re-consecration

Sydney Murugan Temple in Australia will hold elaborate re-consecration (Kumbhabhishekam) ceremony from November 5-7, according to reports. Starting at four am on November 5 in 2011, the detailed rituals will be performed according to ancient Hindu traditions and scriptures. Run by “The Saiva Manram”, this Temple in Mays Hill (New South Wales) performs daily morning-afternoon-evening […]