The Arya Samaj Foundation, Chennai in collaboration with Artist Jayaprakash of Kavin’s Creative Art Studio, Chennai (www.kavinscreative.com) has created models for both small size mementos as well as larger than life bust of Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati to serve as a daily inspirational reminder to us all.

The bust is based primarily on the photograph displayed here (taken in 1874) as well as select paintings.

These are now available to the public to order at a subsidised cost as per the details below.


The memento made of stone powder & resin is hand painted in gold colour and is perfect for displaying at your home or office and also makes for a meaningful gift!

The content on all four sides of the base can be customised as per client requirements

Base customisation

Option 1 - Acrylic Plates

Material: Gold coloured acrylic plates on all four sides with black sticker letterings.

Timeline: 2 weeks from order confirmation to dispatch readiness

Cost per piece: Rs. 3000/- (Minimum order: 10 pcs)

Transportation charges additional based on actuals

Option 2 – Integrated Embossed Base

In this base, the content will be embossed through a moulding technique to make it an integrated part of the memento.

Timeline: 3 weeks from artwork confirmation to dispatch readiness

Cost per piece: Rs. 2500/-

One-time cost of modelling and creation of customised mould: Rs. 25,000/-

Transportation charges additional based on actuals


The larger than life bust of Swamiji made of brass sits on pedestal housing the four Veda books on the four sides.

Base material: Brass (or) Resin

Timeline: 3 weeks from order confirmation to dispatch readiness

Cost: Price available on request

Unveiling of Swamiji’s bust at the inauguration of DAV School, Pallikaranai on 19th June, 2022