In the latest developments surrounding the Ayodhya Ram Mandir, all central government employees are set to enjoy a half-day on January 22 in celebration of the much-anticipated “Pran Pratistha” ceremony of Ram Lalla at the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
The sacred idol of Ram Lalla was reverently placed inside the sanctum sanctorum of the temple in Ayodhya during the early hours of Thursday. The series of rituals leading up to the crucial ‘pran pratishtha‘ commenced on January 16, paving the way for the main ceremony scheduled for January 22, taking place between 12:15 pm and 12:45 pm.
In a grand affair, over 7,000 people, including distinguished VIPs and VVIPs, have been extended invitations to attend the inaugural ceremony. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assumed the role of the main “yajman” for this significant event.
Ayodhya is currently under heightened security measures, featuring multi-layered security checks and regulated access to the temple complex to ensure the smooth unfolding of the grand ceremony.
The foundation stone for the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya was laid on August 5, 2020, marking a historic milestone in the nation’s cultural and religious landscape.
Providing a day-wise breakdown of the key rituals surrounding the Ram temple event in Ayodhya, the schedule encompasses various ceremonies, including Prayaschita and Karmakuti Pujan on January 16, Parisar Pravesh of the Murti on January 17, and a sequence of events leading up to the grand ceremony on January 22.
As the entire nation eagerly awaits this momentous occasion, the festivities and rituals surrounding the Ayodhya Ram Mandir’s “Pran Pratistha” continue to capture the attention and reverence of the public.