The well-known Hanuman Garhi temple in Ayodhya is decked up for the go to of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the bhoomi pujan of Ram Temple on Wednesday. As quickly as PM Modi reaches Ayodhya, he’ll first go to this temple as it’s believed that earlier than visiting Lord Ram one ought to pay respect to Lord Hanuman. The monks of the temple are disheartened that they will be unable to satisfy PM Modi because of the protocols in place for coronavirus.
“On the temple, all of us had made lots of preparations to current a ‘gada‘ (mace), mukut (crown), silver brick, stole and a turban to the Prime Minister. However, this won’t be attainable now attributable to COVID-19 guidelines. Our plan to present him the items is now cancelled,” Mahant Raju Das of Hanuman Garhi temple advised information company PTI.
“The Chief Minister visited the temple on Monday. Now the Prime Minister will pray on Wednesday however all of the monks will stay at a distance and nobody shall be allowed close to him. PM Modi is more likely to keep right here for 5-7 minutes,” Mahant Raju Das mentioned.
Preparations are virtually full for the bhoomi pujan. Will probably be a historic day for Ayodhya, the priest mentioned. On the importance of visiting the Hanuman temple first, the Mahant mentioned, based on legend it’s believed that no work is full with out the blessings of Lord Hanuman.
Seventy-six steps result in Hanuman Garhi, which is without doubt one of the hottest Hanuman temples in north India. The shrine homes Hanuman’s mom, Anjani, with a younger Hanuman on her lap. “When Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya after conquering Ravana, he gave this place to Hanuman ji to stay, so its known as Hanuman Garhi or Hanuman Kot. From right here, it’s believed that Lord Hanuman used to guard Ramkot”, the Mahant mentioned.
The development of the Ram temple will begin a new period for Ayodhya, which has witnessed many “tense moments” prior to now, based on the priest. “Not solely us, all Ram bhakts are proud of the brand new starting. It’s not simply attributable to non secular causes, however the folks listed here are comfortable as a result of their metropolis will now have extra alternatives and improvement,” the Mahant mentioned. The Vedic rituals began within the temple on Monday and can proceed until the bhoomi pujan. After that the development of Ram temple will begin with full velocity.