Ashwa, Gaj, Garun What is the connection of the 6 gates of the new Parliament House with the names of different animals? - Newztezz Online


Monday, September 18, 2023

Ashwa, Gaj, Garun What is the connection of the 6 gates of the new Parliament House with the names of different animals?

Different animals have been installed at 6 gates of the new Parliament House. What is their importance and why have they been established. Let us know what is its religious and mythological significance and what are the idols of these animals installed in.

Now the time is near when the proceedings of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will start from the new Parliament House and the old Parliament House will become history. We all know that PM Narendra Modi has already inaugurated the new Parliament building with all the rituals. On Sunday, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar hoisted the tricolor at the courtyard gate of the new Parliament House. In this way, after the foundation stone laying and inauguration, another important event took place here.

The new Parliament building has already grabbed headlines due to its unique architecture. What is the spiritual, mythological significance of the animals placed on all the 6 gates of the new building? Where were all these inspired and established here? Actually, there has been more discussion in the new building about the three doors of knowledge, power and action. Meaning, three gates have been in discussion. Actually this building has a total of six entry and exit doors. Gyan Dwar, Shakti Dwar and Karma Dwar will be used by the Prime Minister, Vice President and Speaker of the Lok Sabha. The remaining three Makar, Hans and Shardul gates will be used by Members of Parliament, common people and officers-employees etc.

Spiritual and mythological significance

Ayodhya's Acharya Swami Vivekananda tells that statues of all the animals are installed at the entrance of the new Parliament building. They have great spiritual and mythological importance. All these in the scriptures are symbols of our culture and knowledge. Inspires to keep going. Symbolic of happiness, peace and prosperity. Red sandstone sculptures of auspicious animals have been established as guardian statues based on their importance in Indian culture, their aesthetic appearance, positive qualities and the study of Vaastu Shastra. Let us know what is the connection of the 6 gates of Parliament with the names of different animals.

Gaja: It is in the north direction. Gaj means elephant. Two elephant statues are installed here. The elephant represents knowledge, progress, wealth, intelligence and memory. It is also a symbol of aspirations. Gaja is representative of Lord Ganesha. It is also a symbol of new funds. North direction is related to planet Mercury, which is the source of higher intelligence.

Horse: At the southern entrance there is an alert and ready horse. Horse is a symbol of patience and strength, power and speed. In the scriptures it is considered a symbol of prosperity. It is also a symbol of continuous movement. This can also be said to be representative of the quality of the Indian Parliament, which will never stop and will continue to function in the public interest. The horse statue represents the Sun Temple of Odisha. Inspired from there.

Garuda: This statue is installed at the eastern ceremonial entrance, symbolizing the aspirations of the people and administrators of the country. In the scriptures it represents hope, glory of victory and success. These are the vehicles of Lord Vishnu. It is mentioned in the scriptures that while flying, Veda sounds emerge from their wings. They have also been called poison removers. While offering food to God, it is invoked in the temples by playing it, so that if there is any poisonous substance in the food, its effect gets eliminated. This statue is influenced by the Nayaka period of the 18th century in Tamil Nadu.

Capricorn: It is a mythological aquatic creature. Makara combines the body parts of different animals, representing unity in diversity among the people of the country. In the scriptures, Capricorn has been described as the symbol of Kamadeva's flag. It is also the vehicle of Varun Dev and Mother Ganga. Makar is said to be inspired by the Hoysaleswara temple in Karnataka.

Shardul: It is known as another mythological creature, which is said to be the most powerful, foremost among all living beings, which symbolizes the power of the people of the country. It is a symbol of vigor and victory. It is the ride of Maa Durga. Shardul's idol is said to be inspired by the Gujri temple of Gwalior.

Swan: Hamsa or swan will attract people's attention at the public entrance in the North East. In the scriptures, swan is the vehicle of Mother Saraswati. It is a symbol of peace and knowledge. It is a symbol of peace and harmony. Hansavatar is one of the 24 incarnations of Lord Vishnu. It is inspired by the Vijay Vittala Temple in Hampi, Karnataka.

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