As the holy city of Ayodhya is eager to welcome Lord Ram, people from across the country gather to witness the ceremony live. Interestingly, when the Pran Pratishtha ceremony took place today at the Ram Temple, the celebration crossed borders, as people across the world organized their own events to commemorate the historic occasion. In addition to honoring this event, many places across the country organize car rallies and various other pujas.
This historic occasion gave an opportunity to the devotees of Lord Ram from all over the world to join hands and celebrate this historic event with great joy and enthusiasm.
Here, we bring to you a compilation of the most captivating events taking place across the world:
On the day of consecration, the event will be broadcast live in the United States at approximately 300 locations, including the iconic Times Square in New York. In the USA, the devotees organised a large-scale car rally in Houston, making stops at 11 temples along the way. Nearly 500 enthusiastic riders covered the distance while singing bhajans and chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram.’
The consecration ceremony of Ram Lalla is eagerly anticipated, with reports indicating that it will be livestreamed not only in Indian embassies worldwide but also at New York’s Times Square. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed devotees of Bhagwan Ram both within India and abroad during this significant event.
In Paris, the celebration of the Ram Mandir inauguration included a special event known as the ‘Ram Rath Yatra.’ Organised by Lord Rama devotees in the country, this yatra is a procession aimed to celebrate his glory. It was carried out on January 21 at 12:30 PM from Place de La Chapelle, and concluded at Place de Trocadero around 3 PM.
In Mauritius, High Commissioner Haymandoyal Dillum has outlined exciting plans for the local community’s participation in the Ram Mandir’s inauguration. Mauritians will be illuminating all the temples across the island with ‘diyas,’ or earthen lamps. Temple corridors will display verses from the Ramayana during special ‘Ramayan Path’ sessions.
The devotees of Lord Ram in Taiwan has been observing the pran pratishtha of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, that took place today. On the eve of this momentous occasion, two events were organised—one by the Indian diaspora in Taiwan and another by ISKCON Taiwan.