‘Prana Pratishtha’ done in Ayodhya
05:19PM Mon 22 Jan, 2024
Ayodhya, Jan 22 (IANS): Carrying a silver ‘chhatra’ placed on a red cloth amidst playing of ‘Mangal Dhvani’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi climbed up the stairs of the newly constructed Rama temple and performed ‘Sankalpa’ within the 84 seconds ‘abhijit muhurat’ as part of the Prana Pratishtha ceremony of Lord Ram Lalla.
He then went into the ‘Garbh Griha’ amid chanting of mantras to complete the remaining rituals.
The majestic five ft tall statue of five-year-old Ram Lalla was finally unveiled to the world.
RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were also present in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple.
The ceremony was completed amid blowing of conch shells and a helicopter showered flower petals on the temple.
The Prana Pratishtha of the Rama temple was completed and a dream of 500 years finally realised.