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Largest pyramid-shaped meditation hall

M. Sai Gopal

Meditation centre near Kadtal to be ready by year-end

- PHOTO: K. RAMESH BABU

Mammoth:The “Maheshwara Maha Pyramid” , the world's largest meditation pyramid, under construction at Kadtal village on Hyderabad-Srisailam Highway.

HYDERABAD: Nestled in the green cover of a reserve forest, not too far from Hyderabad along the Srisailam Highway, the half-finished steel structure of this pyramid staggers one and all by its sheer size. Touted as the largest Pyramid shaped meditation hall in the country, its base measures 180 feet by 180 feet and height rises to 114 feet with a capacity to allow 6,000 persons to meditate simultaneously.

True to its size, the Pyramid Spiritual Trust, which has constructed similar pyramid shaped meditation centres in several parts of the country, is calling it as Maheswara Maha Pyramid. A similar pyramid, known as Maitreya Budha Pyramid, of the Trust at Bengaluru, has a base of 160 feet by 160 feet, height of 101 feet with a capacity to accommodate 5,000 persons to meditate.

Located 50 kilometres from the city, near Kadtal village along Hyderabad-Srisailam highway, the pyramid is being constructed on a 100-acre land. On its three sides, the pyramid is surrounded by 3,000 acres of reserve forest. In the lines of the pyramid of Egypt, a huge king's chamber, with three levels to meditate, is being constructed in the middle of pyramid. The construction is going on at a brisk pace and the Trust officials said that the campus will be a global centre for peace, meditation and spirituality.

Rs. 25 crore project

The pyramid project, which also will have Maheswara Spiritual University, is coming up at a cost of Rs. 25 crore. “This is the World's largest meditation pyramid. It will be a centre for spiritual science research and will have amphitheatre, convention centre and facilities to serve free food and stay. Free education, employment and marriages will be a part of the centre. We will throw the campus open to the World on 11/11,” says Vijay Bhaskar Reddy, Vice-Chairman of the Trust.

The pyramid complex will host meditation programmes, spiritual workshops, International meets of experts in spirituality, training on self development and teach the science of meditation. “The campus will provide an anchor for all those who are looking for spiritual solace in these modern times,” the Vice-chairman said.

The Trust members believe that meditation in a pyramid would lead to electromagnetic and chemical reactions which would activate every cell in the body cleansing them from toxins in the process. They say that pyramids also provide effective high-energy environments for beginners of meditation. For details: Pyramid Spiritual Trust: 2354-0257 or www.pssmovement.org.

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