The murti of Bhagwan Ram Lalla will be touring the premises of Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir on Janaury 17, the second day of the week-long Pran Pratishtha ceremony at Ayodhya, Vedic scholar Acharya Shri Ganeshwar Shastri Dravid said.
“On January 17, after 1:20 pm, there will be Jalayatra, Teertha Puja, Brahmin-Batuk-Kumari-Suvasini Puja, Vardhini Puja, Kalshayatra and a tour of the idol of Bhagwan Ram Lalla in the Prasad premises,” Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra said in a post on ‘X’ quoting the statement of Ganeshwar Shastri Dravid.
प्राण प्रतिष्ठा पूजन के प्रथम दिन के समापन पर वैदिक विद्वान आचार्य श्री गणेश्वर शास्त्री द्रविड़ का वक्तव्य:
अयोध्या में श्री रामजन्मभूमि स्थान पर निर्मित हुए श्री राम मन्दिर में 22 जनवरी के प्रतिष्ठा महोत्सव के अन्तर्गत् 16 जनवरी को श्री अनिल मिश्रा ने सांगोपांग सर्व… pic.twitter.com/qQzk9qH1hD
— Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra (@ShriRamTeerth) January 16, 2024
On January 16, Panchgavyaprashan was performed at Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir with Panchgavya (milk, urine, dung, ghee, and curd), after worshipping Bhagwan Vishnu.
“On 16 January, as part of the Pratishtha Mahotsav of 22 January, in the Shri Ram Mandir built at the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi place in Ayodhya, Shri Anil Mishra atoned all essential belongings and took a bath in the Saryu river. After worshipping Vishnu, he performed Panchgavyaprashan by offering Panchgavya and ghee,” the Mandir trust stated.
The Karmakuti Homa was also performed at the murti-making place and Valmiki’s Ramayana and Bhusundiramayana were recited at the pavilion on January 16, the Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir Trust said.
“Godan (cow donation) was performed as part of atonement from Dwadshabd Paksha. After Dashdaan, Karmakuti Homa was performed at the idol-making place. This program concluded with grandeur. Acharya Vedicpravar Shri Laxmikant Dixit ji himself was present at the time of Havan. The recital of Valmiki Ramayana and Bhusundiramayana started in the pavilion,” the Mandir trust said.
The Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir will be open for ‘darshan’ for the general public from January 23, General secretary of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust Champat Rai said. Preparations are underway in full swing for the event, which is expected to be attended by thousands of dignitaries and people from all sections of society.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to attend the Pran Pratishtha ceremony of the Ram Mandir on January 22. Ayodhya, the birthplace of Bhagwan Ram, holds great spiritual, historical and cultural significance for the people of India.
(with inputs from ANI)