Two Shaligram stones- symbolising Lord Vishnu within the Hindu religion- on Thursday reached Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya after a protracted journey on heavy-duty vehicles from Nepal’s Janakpur.
Upon arrival, these holy stones had been welcomed by clergymen and locals who adorned them with garlands and provided rituals earlier than they had been handed over to the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Belief, reported information company ANI.
These stones are anticipated to be used for making the idols of Lord Ram and Goddess Janaki which will probably be positioned in the principle temple advanced of the under-construction Ram Mandir.
The Shaligram stones are mentioned to be discovered solely on the riverbanks of the Kali Gandaki River that flows by means of the Myagdi and Mustang districts of neighboring Nepal. In accordance to Nepal officers, the 2 stones, one weighing 18 tons and one other of 16 tons, have been authorised each technically and scientifically for making the idol.
Nepali Congress chief and former deputy prime minister Bimalendra Nidhi, who hails from Janakpur- the birthplace of goddess Sita-coordinated with the Janaki Temple which despatched the 2 stones from the Kali Gandaki River.
A bow for Lord Ram would even be despatched by the Janaki temple within the coming days, mentioned the Nepali chief.
(With ANI inputs)