Progress of the Project ::
The Project to establish an Ashram and to install a 40 feet Viswaroopa
Panchamukha Anjaneya Swami Murti was conceived and undertaken in 1993.
After deciding on the site for the Ashram, a search was launched for a
suitable stone. Divine guidance pointed towards Karnataka, India as the
location of the required stone.
The search in the state of Karnataka yielded the much sought-after
result. In a granite quarry in Hassan,Karnataka, India, a massive single green
granite stone measuring 36 feet X 20 feet X 10 feet and weighing around
300 tons was found. This stone was excavated, trimmed and shaped and
the weight was reduced to around 220 tons, so as to make its
The job of transporting this gigantic stone was entrusted to M/s.
Natwar Parikh Industries Limited, Mumbai. The loading operations were
started on 9-9-2001 and the Swami stone loaded on a 15 axle trailer
with 120 tyres commenced its journey on 27-09-2001 and reached
destination on 21-10-2001. The sculpturing job was entrusted to M/s.
Nagaraj Sthapathi & Sons, Chennai, India and they commenced
their job 26-10-2001- Vijayadasami Day.
A Panchaloha Panchamukha Anjaneya Swami Moola Mantra Yantra was
designed and Prana pradhishta for this Moola Mantra Yantra ( 2 ' x 2 '
= 100 Kg Weight) was performed. It was kept for daily pooja at our
Ashram at West Mambalam,Chennai for a few months. This Yantra was
installed and on top of the Yantra, the Swami Murti was installed. The
Yantra Pradhista ceremony was conducted on 22-March-2004, amidst
chanting of vedic mantras by our pundits.
The swami stone was installed on 5-Apr-2004.Astabandhana
Mahasamprokshanam was performed on 6-June-2004.Elaborate Poojas,vedic
chanting and Homas were done for 3 days and finally the Swami was
consecreted with holy water.During this time, a Garuda,the holy vehicle
of Lord Vishnu, was seen circling the deity, which is an indicator of
auspiciousness.Lakhs of people participated in the celebrations.
Daily Poojas with Naivedyam are being conducted to Sri Panchamukha
Hanuman six times a day as indicated in the shastras.The Naivedyam is
then distributed to all devotees.
The next step is the construction of super structure /Gopuram. We look
forward to support from devotees in acheiving this noble task.