A day after the Pran Pratishtha of Bhagwan Ram Lalla at Ayodhya, a nimble monkey found its way into the sanctum sanctorum on January 23 evening. At around 5:50 pm, the primate, seemingly unfazed by the sacred grandeur of the inner sanctum, entered through the southern gate and approached the revered Utsav murti of Bhagwan Ram.
Security personnel stationed outside, initially alarmed by the unexpected guest, rushed towards the monkey, fearing it might cause harm to the murti, reportedly said the Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra.
Instead of causing any disruption, it gracefully traversed the sanctum before heading towards the northern gate. Finding it closed, the monkey simply turned eastward and, navigating the throngs of awe-struck devotees, exited peacefully through the eastern gate.
“Today at around 5:50 pm, a monkey entered the sanctum sanctorum through the southern gate and entered the Utsav murti. Reached near. The security personnel posted outside saw this and ran towards the monkey thinking that the monkey might drop the Utsav murti on the ground. But as soon as the policemen ran towards the monkey, the monkey ran calmly towards the northern gate. Since the gate was closed, he moved towards the east and passing through the crowd, went out through the eastern gate without causing any trouble to anyone. The security personnel say that for us it is as if Hanuman ji himself has come to see Ram Lalla,” Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra posted in X.
आज श्री रामजन्मभूमि मंदिर में हुई एक सुंदर घटना का वर्णन:
आज सायंकाल लगभग 5:50 बजे एक बंदर दक्षिणी द्वार से गूढ़ मंडप से होते हुए गर्भगृह में प्रवेश करके उत्सव मूर्ति के
पास तक पहुंचा। बाहर तैनात सुरक्षाकर्मियों ने देखा, वे बन्दर की ओर यह सोच कर भागे कि कहीं यह बन्दर उत्सव…
— Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra (@ShriRamTeerth) January 23, 2024
Many devotees interpreted the event as a sign of Hanuman Ji’s continued guardianship over Bhagwan Ram and his blessings upon the newly established Mandir. The Pran Pratishtha of Bhagwan Ram Lalla at Ram Mandir in Ayodhya was held on January 22. The Bhagwan Ram Lalla murti was unveiled at the Pran Pratishtha after the hour-long rituals in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who led the ceremony.
(with inputs from ANI)