Celebrations in Ayodhya for the grand opening of Ram temple will start from Deepotsavin November and finish with the likely set up of Ram Lalla (toddler Lord Ram) idol on the sanctum sanctorum of the temple on Makar Sankranti on January 14 or 15, 2024.
Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Belief had set a deadline of December 31 for opening the Ram temple for devotees. However, in accordance to the Belief, in December, there are not any auspicious days for set up of the idol.
As per the Hindu calendar, rituals can solely happen from Makar Sankranti when the Solar strikes from the southern hemisphere to the Northern hemisphere, the Belief mentioned. “Makar Sankranti is probably the most auspicious day for set up of the Ram Lalla idol,” Champat Rai, common secretary of the Belief, had mentioned earlier this month.
The Belief has at all times maintained that development work of Ram temple will be over by December 2023 and grand celebrations will begin (in December itself) which is able to proceed until Makar Sankranti in January 2024.
Earlier this month, the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Belief had despatched an invite letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the grand opening of the Ram temple in Ayodhya.
PM Modi had presided over the “bhoomi pujan” of Ram temple in Ayodhya on August 5, 2020. At current, Ram Lalla is being worshipped in a prefabricated temple at Ram Janmabhoomi which was installed there earlier than development of the Ram temple started.
“A letter signed by Belief chairman Mahant Nritya Gopal Das has been despatched to PM Narendra Modi, inviting him for the pran pratishtha (idol consecration) of Ram Lalla on the garbha griha (sanctum-sanctorum) of the Ram temple,” mentioned Mahant Kamal Nayan Das, the designated successor of Mahant Nritya Gopal.
Nripendra Misra, chairman of Ram Mandir Development Committee, will most likely hand over the letter to the Prime Minister’s Workplace in New Delhi. Kamal Nayan Das, nevertheless, didn’t disclose when this letter was handed over to Misra.