During his recent visit to Tiruchi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was graced with a special presentation. BJP State President K. Annamalai presented him with a unique coffee table book titled “Srirangam – The Resplendent Kingdom of Rangaraja.” This significant work, published by The Hindu Group of Publications, was launched during the auspicious Vaikunta Ekadasi festival at the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam.
The Grandeur of the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Pages
The book “Srirangam – The Resplendent Kingdom of Rangaraja” is a comprehensive volume of 454 pages, detailing the marvels of the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. As the foremost among the 108 Divya Desams, this temple is a beacon of spiritual and architectural significance in India.
A Deep Dive into the Temple’s Legacy
Divided into 11 detailed sections, the book delves into the unique architecture, rich religious, and cultural traditions of the temple. Each section throws light on different aspects, including the myriad of festivals celebrated at this holy site. The inclusion of scholarly articles, insightful reports, and rare photographs from The Hindu Archives enriches the content, making it a valuable resource for history and architecture aficionados.
A Modern Tribute to Ancient Architecture
In a nod to the temple’s architectural splendor, the newly inaugurated terminal at the Tiruchi International Airport, unveiled by Prime Minister Modi, incorporates elements reminiscent of the region’s temple architecture. The terminal’s entrance, modeled after the Rajagopuram of the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, is a testament to the enduring influence of traditional designs.
Important Questions Related to Exams
1. What special presentation was made to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Tiruchi?
a. Traditional artwork
b. Unique coffee table book
c. Handcrafted artifacts
d. Religious relics
2. Who presented the coffee table book titled “Srirangam – The Resplendent Kingdom of Rangaraja” to Prime Minister Modi?
a. The Hindu Group of Publications
b. BJP State President K. Annamalai
c. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple authorities
d. Tiruchi International Airport officials
3. When was the book “Srirangam – The Resplendent Kingdom of Rangaraja” launched?
a. During Prime Minister Modi’s visit
b. At the inauguration of Tiruchi International Airport
c. At the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple during Vaikunta Ekadasi festival
d. During a cultural festival in Tiruchi
4. How many pages does the coffee table book have?
a. 108 pages
b. 254 pages
c. 454 pages
d. 602 pages
5. What is the significance of the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam?
a. It is the tallest temple in India
b. It is the oldest temple in South India
c. It is the foremost among the 108 Divya Desams
d. It is the largest temple complex in Asia
6. How is the book “Srirangam – The Resplendent Kingdom of Rangaraja” divided?
a. 5 sections
b. 8 sections
c. 11 sections
d. 15 sections
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