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VR Devotee App: Witness Mahamastakabhisheka by sitting anywhere in world

Bengaluru, Feb 13 (UNI) One can witness the Mahamastakabhisheka to world's highest monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali at Shravanabelagola in Hassan district by sitting anywhere in the world from February 17 to 25.
The Mahamastakabhisheka is held once in 12 years.

Thanks to VR Devotee App developed by Kalpnik Technologies, a start-up leveraging VR and AR technology which enables one to witness the head anointing ceremony in 360 degree Virtual Reality (VR),according to a release here on Tuesday.

VR Devotee App is available free for download on Google Playstore and Apple Store. You can buy a VR Devotee headset at a highly discounted rate from
Ashwani Garg, CEO & Co-Founder of Kalpnik Technologies Pvt. Ltd said "Devotees across the world face many problems in their engagement with their faith. Many people are unable to visit highly desired religious temples, meet with their gurus or attend special occasions due to distance, costs, physical inability and time constraints making it either once in a life time visit or an inconvenient impersonal experience.
At Kalpnik we spent over 18 months in developing a very user-friendly APP and VR headset that delivers a
highly immersive experience for Devotees," Mr Garg said.
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