|Copyright: vijeesh babu (vijeeshbabu) (15)|
|Date Taken: 2011-02-23|
|Exposure: f/2.8, 1/400 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2011-04-20 1:57|
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|The great Indian Philosopher Swami Vivekananda’s memorial is built in a small island like rock 200 meters from the shore. A very great building and other halls are constructed in this rock. Actually it is a turn rock where this memorial stands. There is a meditation hall where people who wants to meditate in a calm and composed atmosphere can perform their meditation inside it. Boat facilities are available for the tourists to visit this beautiful memorial spot.|
Swamay Vivekananda came to kanyakumari on 24.2.1892 before his departure for Chicago to participate in the World Religious Conference in 1893. He sat on meditation on this rock for two days and became a powerful spiritual leader and philosopher. Vivekananda Rock Memorial has been built in 1970 and is a blend of various architectural styles of India. The memorial was constructed in 2081 working days with an average of about 650 men working under the supervision of Sri. S.K.Achari. The memorial consists of tow main structures.
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