‘Statue of Equality’ in Hyderabad
Part of: Prelims
- A 216-feet tall statue of the 11th century Bhakti saint Sri Ramanujacharya
- Promoted the idea of equality before God and engendered many social reforms in his time.
- His philosophy of Vishistadwaita argued that there is no room for discriminating against people on the basis of caste and community.
- With his great wisdom, sagacity and foresight, he synthesised seemingly opposite thoughts of Jnana and Bhakti, Dvaita and Advaita.