Frequent question: Who built Murugan statue in Malaysia?

What is the origin of Lord Murugan statue?

It is built by Tamil Malaysians.

Lord Murugan Statue.

முருகன் சிலை
Murugan Statue at the entrance of Batu Caves
Location Batu Caves Sri Murugan Perumal Kovil, Batu caves, Selangor, Malaysia
Type Statue
Material 350 tons of Steel bars, 1,550 cubic metres of Concrete, and 300 litres of gold paint

Who built Batu Caves statue?

Fifteen sculptors from India worked for three years on the 33m statue at the Sri Murugan Perumal Kovil at the foot of Batu Caves, which was unveiled during Thaipusam in 2006. The same team is reportedly building a 41.1m statue at the Kathirvel Murugan temple in Sornamalai, Tamil Nadu.

Who is Murugan son?

Kartikeya (Sanskrit: कार्त्तिकेय, IAST: Kārttikeya), also known as Skanda, Kumara, Murugan, Mahasena, Shanmukha and Subrahmanya, is the Hindu god of war. He is a son of Parvati and Shiva, brother of Ganesha, and a god whose life story has many versions in Hinduism.

Kartikeya
Consort Devasena or Devayanai and Valli

Who is God Murugan?

Murugan, chief deity of the ancient Tamils of South India, son of the warrior goddess Korravai. He was later identified in part with the North Indian war god Skanda. His favourite weapon was the trident or spear, and his banner carried the emblem of a wild fowl.

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Which day is special for Lord Murugan?

Vaikasi Visakam is the day when Lord Murugan, the son of Mata Parvati and Lord Shiva was born. He is also known as Kartikeya or Shanmugham. Read on to know more about Murugan and the auspicious Vaikasi Visakam. Vaikasi Visakam is the day when Lord Murugan (also known as Kartikeya) was born.

What is the value of Kuala Lumpur Golden Buddha?

At US$1,400 per troy ounce, the gold in the statue (18 karat) is estimated to be worth 250 million dollars.

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