Eight-day Vedic rituals from Feb 22 for Lord’s idol installation
Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Feb 07: The finishing touches for the eight day Pran Prathishtha Vedic rituals for the inauguration and installation of Lord Shri Ram’s idol at the newly constructed Shri Ram Mandir in the Suryadham Temple complex are being provided and are a recast of the proposed Mandir at the place of the Lord’s birth in Ayodhya. Stones from Rajasthan have been used for the construction of this aesthetically designed Temple with paintings and frescoes depicting various chapters of the epic, Ramayana. Electric lighting has been designed to underline the soothing look of the Temple after sunset. A huge marble slab has provided sculptors to emboss their imaginations through figurines to bring alive the Shri Ram Darbar within the Mandir.
The Darbar will comprise the presence of Lord Shri Ram, Devi Sita, Lakshman and Bajrangbali. By going around the Temple, devotees and visitors will be able to learn more about the various episodes of the Ramayana.
An eight-day religious ceremony wil be organized commencing February 22 for the inauguration of the Shri Ram Temple in the Suryadham Mandir complex in Sidgora. Former Chief Minister and chief patron of the temple committee, Raghubar Das will be the main host during the Pran Prathishtha Vedic rituals. Ayodhya Dham priests will perform the Yagna. Raghubar Das along with the temple committee went around the Temple and minutely inspected the completed work and those in progress. He had a detailed discussion with the committee members and gave necessary instructions to ensure that everything was in place.
The Shri Ram Mandir committee is giving out one lakh invitations to devotees and collecting a token amount of Rs 10 as voluntary contribution for the installation and yagna ceremonies. Expecting thousands of devotees and visitors during the eight day event between February 22 and 29, the Suryadham Mandir committee has written to the district administration seeking its cooperation in maintaining law and order and facilitating smooth traffic flow during this eight-day period of rush.
Among those who were present during Raghubar Das’ Mandir inspection were Sanjiv Singh, Dinesh Kumar, Rambabu Tiwary, Mithilesh Singh Yadav, Gurdev Singh Raja, Khemlal Chowdhary, Chandrashekhar Mishra, Bhupendra Singh, Gunjan Yadav, Sushanto Panda, Kulwant Singh Bunty, Satbir Singh Somu, Amarjit Singh Raja and Tuntun Singh.