Introduction: The much-anticipated moment for millions of Indians has arrived, as the countdown begins for the grand ‘Pran Pratishtha’ (consecration) ceremony of the Ram Lalla idol in Ayodhya. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the forefront, the ceremony is set to unfold in a mere 84 seconds of an ‘auspicious muhurta,’ showcasing the precision and significance attached to this historic event.
Prime Minister Modi’s Schedule: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to play a pivotal role in the ‘Pran Pratishtha’ ceremony, participating from 12:29:03 pm to 12:30:35 pm during the ‘Abhijit muhurta.’ The unique aspect of this schedule lies in the fact that the auspicious muhurta will last for only 84 seconds, adding an extra layer of sanctity to the proceedings.
The Day’s Events: The ceremony, scheduled for Monday, January 22, is expected to be attended by approximately 7,000 dignitaries. The meticulous planning is evident as the consecration time was determined by the esteemed scholar Ganeshwar Shastri Dravid of Varanasi.
More than 150 saints and religious leaders representing diverse traditions, along with 50 representatives from indigenous, forest-dwelling, coastal, island-dwelling, and tribal traditions, will grace the ‘Pran Pratishtha’ event. This diverse gathering underlines the inclusive spirit of the ceremony.
Post-Ceremony Highlights: Following the ‘Pran Pratishtha’ ceremony, Prime Minister Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will address the dignitaries. The ceremony’s significance will be further emphasized by a customary address from Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust chief Mahant Gopal Das.
At approximately 2:10 pm, Prime Minister Modi will visit the ‘Kuber Tila’ in Ayodhya, marking a continuation of his eventful day. Subsequently, he will make his way back to Delhi, concluding his role in this historic celebration.
Conclusion: As the nation eagerly watches, the grand ‘Pran Pratishtha’ ceremony of the Ram Lalla idol is set to unfold with utmost precision and devotion. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s active participation and the meticulously planned schedule underscore the significance of this momentous occasion in the history of India. The ceremony not only marks the culmination of a long-standing dream but also emphasizes the cultural diversity and inclusivity at the core of the Ram Temple opening festivities.