Custom reigns supreme in Ayodhya the place the pageant of colors is suffused with piety and celebrated with a sprinkling of vibrant hues in addition to flowers throughout the temples of the pilgrim metropolis.
The festivities started on Ranghbhari Ekadashi on March 2 when Naga Sadhus of the Hanuman Garhi temple performed colors with the presiding deity of the temple, Lord Hanuman.
From Ranghbhari Ekadashi onwards, each temple throughout the town decides the date and time of the celebrations that proceed until the festive event of Holi.
“From Hanuman Garhi temple to Ram Janmabhoomi, Holi in temples throughout Ayodhya is widely known like a cultural occasion,” mentioned Raju Das, priest of Hanuman Garhi temple, Ayodhya.
At Ram Janmabhoomi, chief priest of the temple Acharya Satyendra Das will begin Holi celebrations after Holika Dahan on March 7.
The occasion begins with providing of flowers and pure colors to the presiding deity of the temple, Lord Ram and Mata Sita.
Thereafter, flowers and hues are sprinkled on the brothers of Lord Ram- Bharat, Lakshman and Shatrughan.
Dashrath Mahal in Ayodhya, also referred to as ‘Bada Asthan’, is known for its conventional Holi as nicely. Saints assemble there in massive numbers to have a good time the pageant.
Holika Dahan is organised throughout the town on the eve of Holi.
The majestic Ram Ki Paidi ghat can be a serious attraction for revellers who assemble on the ghat on the financial institution of the Sarayu river to have a good time the pageant.
Holi processions throughout the town enrich the festive fervour.
Within the night, particular arti is carried out in all temples of Ayodhya and the deities dressed in new garments are supplied conventional Holi sweets.