In the wake of the highly-anticipated Pran Pratishtha ceremony for Ram Lalla in Ayodhya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed profound sentiments, assuring that the events of January 22 would linger in the collective memory of Indians for years to come.
PM Modi took to social media to share a compelling video encapsulating the emotions of every Indian who witnessed the consecration of Ram Lalla’s idol in the newly-constructed temple in Ayodhya, whether in person or through live telecast. The tears glistening in the eyes of onlookers as PM Modi walked through the compound of Ram Mandir preceding the Pran Prathishtha ceremony poignantly conveyed the emotions of the 1.4 billion-strong Indian populace.
“What transpired in Ayodhya on January 22nd will be etched in our memories for years to come,” emphasized PM Modi in a heartfelt post on his social media platform of choice.
What we saw in Ayodhya yesterday, 22nd January, will be etched in our memories for years to come. pic.twitter.com/8SXnFGnyWg
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 23, 2024
The visuals of the ceremony unfolding within the temple showcased PM Modi leading the “Pran Pratishtha” rituals in a resplendent golden kurta and cream-colored dhoti on Monday, January 22. The live telecast of the ceremony garnered the attention of lakhs of people.
Following the jubilation surrounding the “Pran Pratishtha” of Ram Lalla, the doors of the Ram Janmabhoomi temple swung open to the public on Tuesday, January 23. Devotees can now partake in darshan from 7 am to 11:30 am and later from 2 pm to 7 pm.
Media visuals depicted a multitude of devotees eagerly waiting to catch a glimpse of Ram Lalla outside the temple in the early hours of Tuesday, the inaugural day after the Pran Pratishtha. Devotees had gathered as early as 3 am to offer prayers and witness the divine presence of Ram Lalla.
PM Modi unveiled the idol of Ram Lalla on Monday, with the ceremony graced by the presence of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
As the Ram Janmabhoomi temple opens its doors to the public, these sacred moments symbolize a historic milestone, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of the nation.