Grand release of first part of 'Swaminarayan Raas' in 3D Animation at Vadtaldham
70 to 75 saints Haribhaktas work continuously for one year to prepare the raas
The 3D animation of the rasa played by Lord Sriswaminarayan with the saints 200 years ago is prepared by Swaminarayan temple Karelibaug and Kundaldham at Vadtaladham. The first part of rasa of 8 minutes and 33 seconds was released by Vadtal Peethadhipati Acharya Rakesh Prasadji Maharaj, Gyanjivandasji Swami,
senior saints and famous singer Daler Mehndi on 15th November. Thousands of viewers from all over the country and abroad connected online through modern technology enchanted the 3D rasa of the Lord.
For one year in a row, the magnificent rasa of Lord Sriswaminarayan was taking shape at Divyata 3D Animation Studio at Karelibaug Swaminarayan Temple. A special team of saints under the guidance of Gyanjivandasji Swami collected the complete details of the rasa played by the Lord with the saints and devotees from about 100 different scriptures and literature of the Sect to make this rasa vivid.
On the basis of research, it seems that Lord Swaminarayan has played rasa in about 22 places, out of which nine rasas of total 6 villages have been included in this 'Swaminarayan rasa' part-1. The rasa taken in remaining villages will be included in the next part - 2 and 3. This 'Swaminarayan Raas' has been specially done by Gyanjivandasji Swami according to the details found in the texts in Hindi.
The work in this 3-DG animation continued for one year and more than 200 computers have been used for rendering animations for 4 consecutive months. 350 unique characters and 2,50,000 lights are used for 3D effect in this raas. 1800 different types of garments and 150 different types of jewellery are used.
In addition to the voice given by Gyanjivandasji Swami, famous singers of India like Shaan, Daler Mehndi, Parthiv Gohil, Kirtidan Gadhvi, Karshan Sagthia, Narayan Thacker, Govinda Sarkar, gave their voices in this first part of Swaminarayan Raas.