Library built in huge dome in Loni Kalbhor
Karad informed this while interacting with media representatives during a visit to the institute’s Lonikalbhor campus on Thursday. The library has been made in the name of Sant Dnyaneshwar and Tukaram Maharaj, informed Karad
Pune: The ‘World Peace Library’ set in a dome covering 62,500 sq ft area will be inaugurated on October 2 this year, informed Vishwanath Karad, Founder President of MIT. The educational institute has constructed a huge 263 feet high dome made of Jaipur marble at its Rajbaugh campus in Loni Kalbhor.
Karad informed this while interacting with media representatives during a visit to the institute’s Lonikalbhor campus on Thursday. The library has been made in the name of Sant Dnyaneshwar and Tukaram Maharaj, informed Karad.
The trustees of this institute announced that a library is being made to promote the culture and peace in the country. The library will consist of books on literature, science and will have a large collection of books written in original scripts from 190 countries.
On the upper part of the dome, a 15-feet tall ‘Kalash’ will be placed. The building will have four entrances and four ‘Mangal stambh’ (minar) of about 115 feet. A big bell, brought from Nepal, will be hung at the centre. The library will also have a meditation zone. The structure will have statues of 24 spiritual persons and philosophers from around the world. Contractor Govind Aleti informed that it took 11 years to build this structure. Engineer Vishnu Bhise informed that a 15-feet idol of Goddess Saraswati will be installed at the library. Bhise added that there are 24 round and 24 rectangle pillars of 263 feet located around the dome.