Tahlka News Bureau
Coimbatore: The 112 feet tall 'Adiyogi' Lord Shiva statue enters Guinness Book of World Records the statue is located in Coimbatore at the Isha Yoga Centre Tamil Nadu.
On February 24 Prime Minister Narendra Modi had unveiled the statue.
Speaking about the Guinness record, the representative said, "The 'Adiyogi' is the source of yoga and to create awareness among the people about adiyogi science , this 112 feet tall statue had been consecrated by Prime Minister Modi during February this year."
"It took thirty months to design and eight months to erect this statue, adding that now this statue had entered into the Guinness Book of World records," he said.
The face of Adiyogi, set up by the Isha Foundation led by spiritual guru Jaggi Vasudev, attracts thousands of people every day.
The statue's face is world's tallest bust of Shiva.