Parikshit Ojha, a stone sculptor from Nilakanthapur village, worked for at least six months at the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya and carved some intricate sculptures on the pillars of the magnificent temple.
The project has been discussed under the PM GatiShakti initiative to “spur implementation and planning,” according to a statement issued by the Commerce and Industry Ministry on Friday.
Santosh Kumar Jena from Totagaon under Ganjam’s Khallikote NAC mesmerised everybody in his village by creating a rangoli sculpture of Ram Mandir. More than 30 kg of Rangoli has been used to create the sculpture which has a size of 345 sqft.
"The expressions, face and eyes of Ram Lalla changed as soon as the idol was taken into the sanctum sanctorum of the temple"
Anil Mishra, trustee of Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, said that 10 donation counters had been opened on the day of Pran Pratishtha. Apart from this, many devotees from across the country and the world sent online donations to Lord Ram.
In view of the huge number of devotees visiting the Ram temple in Ayodhya, the temple administration has taken a decision to extend the time for 'darshan'.
A day after the Pran Pratishtha ceremony of Ram Lalla idol at the Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Uttar Pradesh government has imposed an immediate ban on all incoming vehicles, including state roadways buses in view of an overwhelming surge of devotees on Tuesday.
Sculptor Subrat Moharana said, “Significantly, the 500-year wait for an abode of Lord Ram came to an end. Lord Ram made His homecoming which has given us immense joy. I feel very proud of being a part of the determination ‘mandir wohin banayenge’. Over 150 Odia sculptors were engaged in the temple construction."
Many parents in Odisha's Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts named their babies born on the Ram temple consecration day as Ram and Sita.
A Muslim woman, who delivered her child on January 22 in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad, has named her newborn baby Ram Rahim because he was born on the day of Pran Pratishtha ceremony at the Ram temple in Ayodhya.
The Marwari Society in Cuttack observed deepotsav with religious fervour on Monday evening following the consecration ceremony of Lord Ram in Ayodhya.
National Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Baijayant Panda attended the programme at Daria Ramchandi shrine in Mahakalpara of Kendrapara on Monday. He offered prayer to the goddess.
Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra informed that the ornaments have been made following the descriptions of Shri Ram's scripturally appropriate splendour in texts such as the Adhyatma Ramayana, Valmiki Ramayana, Ramcharitmanas and Alavandar Stotra.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today led rituals at the Pran Pratishtha ceremony in the sanctum sanctorum of the grand temple.
Carrying a silver ‘chhatra’ placed on a red cloth amidst the playing of ‘Mangal Dhvani’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi climbed up the stairs of the newly constructed Ram temple and performed ‘Sankalp’ within the 84 seconds ‘Abhijit Muhurat’ as part of the Pran Pratishtha ceremony of Lord Ram Lalla.