Udaipur, Director of West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur Kiran Soni Gupta, has said that with a view to preserving about 400 years old artifacts situated at Beneshwar Dham, the Center of beliefs of lakhs of tribal people, the initiative is being taken by the Center. And soon, its replicas will be made while digitizing it.
During a meeting with Mahant Achyutanand Maharaj, Gupta expressed these views of the famous Beneshwar Dham of Vagad Zone, who reached the West Zone Cultural Center on Wednesday.
She said that the art culture of tribal-dominated South Rajasthan is unique; efforts will have to be made for its conservation and promotion. Only then will we be able to take its specialty and pride to a higher level. She showed particular interest in respect of Chaupadas made by Sant Mavji on Tribal Aastha Dham Beneshwar, pictures of natural colors engraved in these squares, and Maharas to be performed here and assured early action at the central level for its digitization. She said that their replicas would be prepared through artists after digitization, and their exhibition will be organized in Shilpgram. She asked Udaipur's Deputy Director of Public Relations, Dr. Kamlesh Sharma, to coordinate.
During this, Mahant Achyutanand Maharaj and film director Sanjay Agarwal of the Dham discussed the antiquity of Beneshwar Dham, Sant Mavji and his subsequent saints, the four quadrupeds composed by Mavji, the pictures depicting the future, the religious importance of the Dham and its related traditions, Beneshwar Dham Mela and Explained its features in detail. During this, Mahant Achutanand Maharaj presented the Samsagar book and other literature to the center director Gupta and informed the Union Culture Ministry about the proposal sent earlier to establish a museum related to Beneshwar Dham and the progress made so far. Director Gupta assured all possible cooperation to set up the museum here.