PM Modi: "Ram Lalla will not stay in a tent now..." | Pran Prathistha event, Ayodhya temple

    The Hawk
    January22/ 2024
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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrates historic moment at Ayodhya temple, declaring the end of Ram Lalla's stay in a tent. Pran Prathistha ceremony witnesses grand rituals, 'aarti,' and the unveiling of the idol. Dignitaries, including RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, join the momentous occasion, with IAF choppers showering flower petals.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his congratulations to the nation during the Pran Prathistha ceremony, at the Ayodhya temple. He emphasized that Ram Lalla, the infant incarnation of Lord Ram will no longer reside in a tent.

    In his address on this occasion PM Modi stated, "I extend my congratulations to all the people of our country on this historic day." He acknowledged that the construction of this temple is a result of centuries of sacrifice unwavering patience and countless acts of renunciation and penance.

    "After centuries of patience, countless sacrifices, renunciations and penances our beloved Prabhu Ram has arrived..." he declared. "Ram Lalla will no longer dwell in a tent; instead he will now find his abode within this temple " added the Prime Minister.

    Before making these remarks PM Modi performed the 'aarti' ( worship) for the idol of Ram Lalla at Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple in Ayodhya. The unveiling ceremony took place in the presence of the Prime Minister himself who also led rituals during the Pran Pratishtha ceremony. The main sanctum sanctorum, on the ground floor now houses an idol depicting Lord Rams childhood form (the idol of Shri Ramlalla).

    During this ceremony PM Modi circumambulated around Lord Rams deity ('parikrama') paid his respects with prostrations ('dandavat pranam') and sought blessings from revered 'sadhus ( men).
    Prominent figures such, as RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath graced the occasion with their presence.

    In a spectacle Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters showered beautiful flower petals over the premises of the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple while the idol of Ram Lalla was unveiled. Than 8,000 guests, including representatives from spiritual and religious groups witnessed this momentous Pran Pratishtha ceremony. People from backgrounds including those from communities were also honored attendees at this remarkable event.

    The Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Mandir is a marvel built in the Nagara style. It stands tall and majestic with dimensions of 380 feet in length (east west) 250 feet in width and 161 feet, in height. Supported by a total of 392 pillars and featuring an array of 44 doors the temples pillars and walls are adorned with exquisitely sculpted depictions of Hindu deities, gods and goddesses.

    —Input from Agencies