Nine bricks despatched by devotees from the world over had been laid for a Ram temple in Ayodhya as we speak as a ”bhoomi pujan” or groundbreaking ceremony was held at Ram Janmabhoomi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated within the Ram temple rituals, the place a priest defined the importance of the 9 bricks laid to mark the beginning of the temple development.
“Nine bricks are kept here… these were sent by devotees of Lord Ram from around the world in 1989. There are 2,75,000 such bricks, out of which 100 bricks with ‘Jai Shri Ram’ engraving have been taken,” the priest mentioned.
Soil from greater than 2,000 pilgrimage websites and water from greater than 100 sacred rivers had been introduced for the rituals.
PM Modi, after laying a 40-kg silver brick for the Ram temple, described it as an “emotional moment” for the nation and added that “every heart is illuminated today”.
“Every heart is illuminated; it is an emotional moment for the entire country… A long wait ends today… A grand temple will now be built for our Ram Lalla who had been living under a tent for many years,” he mentioned.
“With the construction of this temple, not only is history being made, it is being repeated. The way boatmen helped Lord Ram, the way children helped Lord Krishna lift the Govardhan mountain, similarly, with everyone’s effort, the temple will be built,” he had added.
The Prime Minister additionally unveiled a commemorative postage stamp.
Earlier, he had planted a ”Parijat” sapling within the temple premises.