A new feature graces our Minimela visitor’s center. it is the bronze model of Iraivan sitting center stage in the main room. This will eventually be place on the hand of Hanuman, another giant statue being carved, depicting Gurudeva’s vision of Lord Hanuman carrying the Iraivan temple from India to Hawaii.
When Hanuman is set up in the special place to be called “Hanuman Landing” we move this model to it final home.
How exquisite and remarkable in every detail!
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