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Seven-Day Ritual of Ayodhya Ram Mandir – See Full Schedule

Seven-Day Ritual of Ayodhya Ram Mandir: Ayodhya Ram Mandir’s inauguration schedule is set to unfold with a seven-day ‘Pran Pratishtha’ ceremony. The proceedings kick off today, encompassing formal pre-Praan Pratishtha rituals from January 16 to 21. The consecration of Shri Ram Lalla is earmarked for January 22, and the entire ritual process spans from January 16 to 22.

Seven-Day Ritual of Ayodhya Ram Mandir

The consecration day anticipates over 8,000 guests, with an influx of devotees starting from January 23. Preparations for this momentous event are in full swing, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to grace the ceremony on January 22. On January 18, the idol will find its place in the ‘Garbh Griha’ of the temple.

Seven-Day Ritual of Ayodhya Ram Mandir

January 16

The designated host, Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra, will conduct the atonement ceremony, including the ‘Dashvidh’ bath, Vishnu worship, and offerings to cows along the Saryu River.

January 17

A procession will carry the idol of Lord Ram (Ram Lalla) to Ayodhya, with devotees bearing Saryu water in Mangal Kalash en route to the Ram Janmabhoomi temple.

January 18

The sacred journey begins with the performance of Ganesh Ambika puja, Varun puja, Matrika puja, Brahmin Varan, and Vastu puja, marking the initiation of formal rituals.

January 19

The atmosphere is illuminated by the divine flames as the holy fire is kindled, ushering in the consecration of ‘Navagraha’ and the commencement of a sacred ‘havan’ ceremony.

January 20

A purifying ritual unfolds as the sanctum sanctorum is cleansed with the sacred waters of Saryu, accompanied by the serene observance of Vaastu peace and Annadhivas rituals.

January 21

A day filled with divine ceremonies commences with an auspicious bath involving 125 urns, culminating in the significant Shayadhivas. During this ritual, the Ram Lalla idol is ceremoniously bathed and laid to rest in a sacred manner.

January 22

The spiritual journey continues with a morning puja, leading up to the consecration of the Ram Lalla deity in the revered ‘Mrigashira Nakshatra.’ The afternoon unfolds with the momentous Pran Pratishtha at 12:20 p.m., accompanied by a soul-stirring ‘Aarti’ to conclude this sacred series of rituals.

Seven-Day Ritual of Ayodhya Ram Mandir

Darshan Timings

The temple will be open for darshan from 7:00 am to 11:30 am and from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Aarti Timings

Three aarti ceremonies will take place each day at 6:30 am, 12:00 noon, and 7:30 pm, respectively. Passes will be required for the aarti ceremonies, available online or at the temple.

  • 6:30 am – Shringar/Jagaran Aarti
  • 12:00 pm – Bhog Aarti
  • 7:30 pm – Sandhya Aarti

Live Broadcast of the ‘Pran Pratishtha’ Ceremony

Doordarshan will broadcast the ceremony in 4K quality on DD News and DD National channels, sharing the feed with other news agencies. For other broadcasters, Doordarshan will provide a YouTube link. Tune in to Doordarshan on January 23, 2024, as they bring you live coverage of the Aarti and the grand inauguration ceremony of the Shree Ram Temple.

Hygiene Initiative

Ahead of the ‘Pran Pratishtha’ ceremony at the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Champat Rai, the secretary of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra, has called for a nationwide cleanliness drive around temples. Rai encourages Indians, especially Ram Bhakts and members of the Hindu community, to initiate a cleanliness movement from Makar Sankranti to the Pran Pratishtha Day.

To facilitate broader participation, Rai suggests live telecasts of the Pratishtha ceremony on LED televisions in temples, along with conducting ‘aarti,’ distributing ‘Prasad,’ and lighting ‘Diyas’ in the evening on January 22. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has joined the initiative, urging village heads to engage in a special cleanliness campaign, emphasizing that the festivities on January 22 signify a national celebration. (With Agency Inputs)

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