Madhya pradeshC.M Shivraj singh choudhan. 108 foot statue , 8th century spiritual leader adi shankara charya in child. omkareshwar located on mandhata island in khandwn district .M.p
Shankaracharya, lived between 788 and 820CE, was born in Kerala Kaladi. sanyas in at an early a and left his Brahmin household, making his way to Omkareshwar.
Shankaracharyaunder his guru Govinda Bhagavatpada and becamea proponent of Advaita Vedanta his lifespean of 32years visited all the important spiritual centres. he writen the Brahma Sutra and the Gita.
C.M Chouhan announced the construction of the Adi Shankaracharya statue a Shankar museum Acharya Shankar International Institute of Advaita Vedanta, a function in Omkareshwar in 2017 .
constructed red stone installed a top Mandhata Parvat hill, facing south towards the Narmada river. It stands atop a 54-foot pedestal, supported by a 27-footlotus petal base
The statue is made of bronze, containing 88% copper,4% zinc and 8% tin, and its internal structure consists of high-quality steel.The statue weighs 100 tonnesIndian team of artists, Painter- Vasudeo Kamath