Mexico's Indian diaspora inaugurates first Ram Temple in the country
On the eve of the Ram Temple Pran Pratishtha in Ayodhya, Queretaro, a city in Mexico, got its first Lord Ram temple on Sunday.
The temple was inaugurated after the 'Pran Pratishtha' ceremony was performed by an American priest with Mexican hosts and the idols brought from India.
The ceremony was held amidst hymns and songs chanted by the Indian diaspora which reverberated throughout the venue.
Meanwhile, the Ayodhya Ram Temple's 'Pran Prathistha' ceremony was held today in the temple town of Ayodhya amid tight security. The historic ritual of Pran Pratistha of Ram Lalla took place in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saints, and a host of distinguished guests.
The Pran Pratishtha ceremony was marked by a dazzling musical event titled 'Mangal Dhwani'. The soiree featured some of the biggest names in the world of music.
Earlier, on Thursday, January 18, the idol of Shri Ram Lalla, carved by renowned Mysuru sculptor Arun Yogiraj, was placed inside the sanctum sanctorum of the temple.
Covered with a veil, the first photo of the idol was revealed during the placement ceremony in the sanctum sanctorum on Thursday.
Vedic rituals for the Pran Pratishtha ceremony of Ram Lalla in Ayodhya began on January 16, a week before the main ceremony.
Special guests from cricket world, film world, saint society, politics, art, literature and culture and other fields have also been invited for the ceremony.
Vedic rituals for the Pran-Pratishtha ceremony of Ram Lalla in Ayodhya began on January 16, a week before the main ceremony.