Kanyakumari is famous for its landmarks like Devi Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, and Thiruvalluvar Statue. And now a new landmark has come up at the entrance of the Kanyakumari Township in the Vivekanandapuram campus of Vivekananda Kendra. Know the temple timings other places and activities in Vivekananda Kendra, Sri Ramayana Darshanam timings, and interesting things about this religious heritage and the new beautiful landmark below.
Sri Ramayana Darshanam, Bharat Mata Sadanam, and Veera Hanuman complex was inaugurated on the 12th of January 2017, on the sacred birthday of Swami Vivekananda through video conference. The whole complex project has been got up at an expenditure of Rs. 15 crores.
Sri Ramayana Darshanam is situated on 3.6 acres of the complex. The magnificent structure occupies two floors of beautiful buildings designed by the famous temple architects of India. A 27 ft. Granite Statue of Veer Hanuman is established at the entrance of the structure.
There are a total of 108 panels in the Ramayan Darshan Exhibition Project. Inside Ramayana Darshanam there are 86 paintings of the size 6 x 4ft, which depict episodes from the Valmiki Ramayana starting from Valmiki’s Tapasya and concluding with Sri Rama Pattabhishekam. These paintings are done in murals or oil paintings. The panel can be sponsored by a donation of Rs. 5 Lakhs per panel.
Sri Ramayana Darshanam Timings
Ramayana Darshanam, Vivekanandapuram is open from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Bharatmata Sadanam is a temple dedicated to Bharat Mata in Vivekandandapuram, Kanyakumari. On Swami Vivekananda’s 150th-year celebration across the country and abroad, the proposal came up of building the temple.
27-feet Granite Statue of Hanuman
The center of attraction of the Ramayan Darshanam Exhibition is the 27ft. Height Hanuman statue. The statue is located in the front of the exhibition building. It is made up of Black Granite and the cost is Rs. 50 Lakhs. It is donated and the name of the donor and the full cost of the Hanuman statue will be inscribed on a plaque and placed on the base of the statue.
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