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Ramdham-A Hindu Shrine Scores In The Record Books

By Staff
Another testimony of the Hindu structures is about to catch the attention of the world. Ramdham, a Hindu temple situated in Ramtek, Nagpur, Madhya Pradesh, has made its mark in entering the Limca book of records. The temple is known for its unique OM structure which is 350 feet long and 10.5 feet high and 11 feet wide. Ramtek, also known as Ramgiri is a hill near Nagpur and is associated with Lord Rama. The Ambala talab, a big tank is found at the foot of the temple with surrounding temples built and renovated by the Bhonsala Rajas of Nagpur.

The Shantinath Atishaya Kshetra at the foot of the hill is a Jain temple, considered as an important shrine for the Jains.

The temple is located on the hill and one can partake of the surrounding spectacular views from the temple. Ramdham despite catering to the keen interests of the spiritually and religiously inclined, has also become one of India's tourism parks attracting a lot of tourists.

Cars can find their way upto the enterance of the temple on the hill.

Story first published: Thursday, January 31, 2008, 17:29 [IST]
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