The Background of Sculpture
Located in Tamil Nadu in the south of South India, the Thiruvalluvar Statue is a sculpture themed on the Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar. This magnificent statue towers over the coastline of the Indian Ocean, conveying the profound history of Tamil culture and the wisdom of Indian philosophy to the world.
Teruwaluwar – Outstanding Tamil Poet
Taruvaruval is one of the greatest poets in the history of Tamil literature. He lived in the 3rd century BC. He is one of the most respected cultural symbols in Tamil Nadu. His work Thirukkural is the peak of Tamil literature and also known as the “Bible of Tamil culture”. Teru Kalatner contains 1330 short poems, covering all aspects of life, from moral character to personal behavior, from family values to social morality, with rich and profound content.
Design and Planning of Statues
The statue of Taruvaruwar is a solemn and solemn sculpture, 38 meters high, located in Kanyakumari, a famous tourist resort in South India, which is the southernmost point of the Indian subcontinent. The inspiration of the statue designer comes from the “Taru Kalatna” of Taruvaruwar and the traditional culture and art of Tamil Nadu.
The statue consists of three parts: the base, the statue itself, and the dazzling three-layer lotus base. The pedestal represents the five senses of human beings, while the statue showcases the wisdom and compassion of Tyruvaruvar. The lotus on the top floor symbolizes the prosperity and progress of Tamil Nadu, and also shows the unique cultural tradition of Tamil Nadu.
The Meaning of Thiruvalluvar Statue
The statue of Tamil Nadu is a symbol of its profound history and unique cultural heritage. It is part of Culture of India and attracts thousands of tourists, not only domestic tourists, but also tourists from all over the world. The wisdom of Taruvaruvar is eternally transmitted to future generations through this statue, inspiring people to pursue truth and noble moral qualities.
At the same time, the statue of Taruwaruwar is also one of India’s iconic buildings, becoming a symbol of national pride. It symbolizes India’s glorious history as an ancient civilization and the valuable contribution of Tamil culture.
Construction and Challenges of Statues
The construction of the statue of Tiruvaruwar is a massive and complex project that faces many challenges. The enormous scale and complex design of statues require a high level of engineering technology and artistic proficiency. In order to ensure the stability of the statue, engineers used the most advanced technology and materials.
Additional, the location of the statue is also a challenge, because it is located on the coastline of Cumari, Kania. In order to prevent wave and tidal erosion, special waterproof and anti-corrosion measures are required for the construction of the base and lotus base.
The influence of the Thiruvalluvar Statue
The completion of the statue of Taruwaruwar has had a positive impact on both local residents and tourists. It has become an important local tourist attraction, attracting a large number of tourists to visit and admire. This has brought huge development opportunities to the local economy and promoted the prosperity of the tourism industry.
In addition, the statue of Tiruvaruwar has also become an important educational resource. Through this sculpture, students and scholars can have a deeper understanding of the value and significance of Tiruvaruval and his works, Tiruva Rattner. The statue itself has become a place to attract people to study Culture of India and philosophy.