Ram Navami: Temples abuzz with celebration

Bhubaneswar: Temples in capital city teemed with devotees who gathered in numbers to offer prayers and seek blessings of Lord Ram on the occasion of Ram Navami today.

Musical recitals of Ramcharitmanas and Ram Katha Amrit were organised in various shrines in Bhubaneswar to celebrate the birth anniversary of the legendary king of Ayodhya.

In the capital city, Ram Navami celebrations began with gaiety and fervour at Ram Mandir, as hundreds of devotees have lined up to offer their prayers to Lord Ram, Lakshman and Devi Sita.

Ram Navami falls on the ninth day of the Hindu lunar year and is celebrated as the birth day of Lord Rama, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

In Puri Sri Mandir, special ritual will be conducted to mark the occasion.