Why did RBI choose the Queen’s Wave for Rs. 100 note, what is special, 8 points
In 2016, Queen’s Wave (Baudi) was also given the title of Kleinastonic Place.
Recently, the RBI has released a new design of Rs. 100 note. The most noteworthy part of this note of Deep Purple color is that on the print historical site, It is also called the queen of the queen. It is a famous Baavdi (WAV) located in Patan district of Gujarat, which was incorporated in UNESCO World Heritage four years ago in 2014. According to UNESCO’s website, the Queen’s Wave is connected to Saraswati River. UNESCO has given it the title of queen of Bavdi. It was built in the memory of a king of eleventh century. It has been used on the note to explain its architectural style and excellent example of water collection system. In 2016, Queen’s Wave was also given the title of Kleinastonic Place. 8 points know the special things related to it.
1- The Queen’s Wave is located near Patan town, about 140 kilometers northwest of Ahmedabad, which was the oldest capital city of Solanki clan. Solanki descendants ruled this area during the changing era of the first millennium. Rani Udaymatya, wife of Raja Bhimdev Purva, built this dream during the latter half of the 11th century.
2- The main reason behind the construction of this wall was the management of water, because there was very little rainfall in this area. According to old stories, the second reason behind this may be that Rani Udadiyya wanted to earn virtue by providing water to the needy. Some people believe that seeing the craftsmanship here is the illusion of being a temple of this temple.
According to 3-ancient experts, this Baawdi is about 64 meters long, 27 meters deep and 20 meters wide. This bawdy has been included in the oldest and most wonderful form of your time. The Queen’s Wave is an excellent example of underground water resources and water collection system which has been very popular in the Indian continent. This kind of wells are being constructed there from the third century BC.
4- Seven-storied, this is a beautiful use of the Maru-Gurjar architectural style, which reflects the complexity of the water collection techniques, the nuances and the extremely beautiful art potential of the ratios. A lot of artworks and sculptures have been carved in the Queen’s Baawdi, which is related to Lord Vishnu. Here idols are made in the form of Lord Vishnu’s Dashavatara.
According to 5-Hindu mythological beliefs, the ten incarnations of Vishnu, in which the works of Kalki, Narasimha, Vaman, Ram, Krishna, Varahi and other main incarnations have been engraved. Apart from this, the art of many gods and goddesses including Durga, Lakshmi, Parvati, Ganesh, Brahma, Kuber, Bhairav, Sun are also seen.
6-It was designed as an Onde temple to explain the sanctity of water and its importance. Hundreds of carvings have been made on the walls and columns of WAVE. This terraced well divided into seven floors has more than 500 large sculptures carved in it and more than one thousand statues. Its fourth floor is the deepest, which goes from a 9.5 meter to rectangular tank of 9.4 meters.
7 – There are also a temple and seven lines of staircases, in which there are more than 500 artifacts. Here is the 16th female beauty of the woman is depicted in idols. There is a corridor made of pillars on each level in the basdi which connects the walls on both sides of it. Standing in this corridor, you can see the beauty of the Queen’s stairs. Seeing the structure of these pillars, it seems as if the stones were shielded in the shape of a pile. This type of style can be seen throughout Gujarat.
8- The bottom of the queen is a deep well at the bottom level. Stairs are up to its depth. But if you look down from above today, you will see only some cells coming out of the walls, which were used to keep any kind of object or structure. If you go in the well in the well, then you can see the statue of Vishnu lying on the remaining bed in the bottom.