The Ganesha vigrahas in Flushing, New York temple and the Dodda Ganapati temple in Basavanagudi, Bangalore need to be compared before labeling this Great Ganapati in Coiamabtore as the biggest vigraha. Jai Ganesha.
Ahhh, but surely it is not the size of the murthi, but the power of the life-changing energy from within it that counts. I would much rather have a 2 inch murthi that winks at me, understanding my every karma, than a gargantuan one that feels empty. Jai Ganapati
Trying to compare is not enough to get to the answer of your question.
As the prayer- Aum Shuklam Baradharam Vishnum….- goes on, we shift our mind to praise the Gods aspects of being divine moonlight that exist everywhere(omnipresence) and his four great shoulders etc. Can we ever imagine how big is everywhere for His Omnipresence? Of course no, because the mind cannot give that reality, its beyond the mind, that is its you, as a soul, equal to everyone and everything as Parasivam…
I tried to answer it, though that question brings me to the worlds of infinities.:)
Good conduct is right thought, right speech and right action." Apply T-H-I-N-K: true, helpful, inspirational, necessary, kind in our thoughts, words and deeds. "Conduct ourself properly within ourself." Encourage rather than discourage. Praise rather than criticize. Speak an abundance of sincere inspirational words.
"Namaste" and "vanakkam," core practices of greeting. Recognizing that God is within everyone, the same God within me is within you. A Hindu concept not necessarily believed by other religions. Bowing to God is one of the ways we strengthen our humility and lessen our sense of ego and pride.
For peace in the world stop the war in the home." The key to world peace is inside the individual. The most important thing I can do today is be peaceful. Harmony, peace and tolerance radiate out to the community from the home and from the Hindu temple. "Everything is all right, right now." Affirmation is a useful tool to move out of a disturbed state of mind. Practice being in the eternal now.