Hindu God Shiva the formless Brahman made his appearance in the form of Lingodabhavamurti – a pillar of fire with no beginning and end – on Mahashivaratri night. Devotees of Shiva around the world have created some huge murtis of Shiva as an offering to the Supreme Truth. Here are the Top five tallest Shiva murtis (Statues or Idols) in the world.
Shiva Kailash Nath Mahadev at Sanga in
– 143 feet (45 meter) (read more about Shiva at Sanga). This is currently the tallest murti of any Hindu God and it was inaugurated in 2010. Nepal
Shiva at Murudeshwara in Karnataka in
– 122 feet (37 meter). This was inaugurated in 2006. India
108 feet (33 meter). This was inaugurated in 2007. Mauritius–
Shiva of the Har-ki-Pauri at Haridwar in Uttarakhand in
– 100 feet (30.5 meter) India