April 19, 2011
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial is built on the legendary Vivekanad Rock juts to the convergence of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. About 400 MTS sea stone two islands became the seat of enlightenment for Swami Vivekananda, Indian philosopher and social reformer. It is alleged that in 1892, Swami Vivekananda swam in the sea and meditated on this isolated rock island, imparting the spiritual charisma to him.
Kanyakumari is famous throughout the world to the Vivekananda rock memorial house dedicated to Swami Vivekananda. Memory has two structures in its location - Vivekananda Mandapam and Sripada Mandapam on two rocks facing each other. A smaller rock called'Sripada Para"is prized as a holy place where the Goddess Kumari Kanye and meditation. Rock has the impression of the human footprint, which is the truth that is that Kanye Goddess Kumari.
Kanyakumari is a tourist destination and pilgrimage center. Gandhi Mandap and the Vivekananda rock are the main attractions of this area. The mighty Vivekananda rock stands in the sea at about one and a half kilometers from the coast. The foot prints of the goddess Kanyakumari you can see on the scale called Sreepadappara. In addition, there is a high rock, where Swami Vivekananda sat for meditation and attainment of the spirit of knowledge (Jyanodayam). Majestic statue of Swami Vivekananda built in traditional Indian architecture was built on Mandapa. Meditation room is a spectacular feature where we can practice spiritual peace.
Vivekananda Mandapam is thronged by tourists from around the world and all those seeking mystical enlightenment come to meditate here. Meditation Hall has called dhyana Mandapam where one can meditate in peace. In the Assembly Hall Sabha Mandapam or the statue of Swami Vivekananda. Design mandapam has different styles in temple architecture in India, India's total uptake in the heart itself.
Memory has two main structures known as Shripada Mandapam and Vivekananda Mandapam. Shripada Sanctorum Mandapam is the main temple is surrounded by an external platform. Vivekananda Mandapam is a meditation hall, known as the dhyana Mandapam. Visitors can sit, relax and meditate here. The atmosphere here is very quiet and clean. Statue of Swami Vivekananda can be seen here. From rock, you can check out the breath taking view, a merger of three major water bodies, namely the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean.