Adiyogi statue sets Guinness world record


Guinness World Records has recognised the statue of Adiyogi Shiva in Tamil Nadu as the largest sculpture in the world. The 34.24m (112ft) tall statue was officially recognised on May 10, two months after its unveiling by Indian prime minister Narendra Modi outside the Isha Yoga Centre in Coimbatore. The project was led by the Isha Foundation, a non-profit spiritual organisation founded by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, who explained the significance of the statue. Isha Foundation founder Sadhguru. “We are planning to make Adiyogi an iconic presence in the world so that people understand that only enhancement of perception ultimately enhances life,” he said. “We are in the process of building a 112ft tall face of Adiyogi. “The number is both symbolic and scientifically significant for our existence because he opened…

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