Today is a very special day for everyone in the country. August 5 marks the bhoomi pujan, foundation laying ceremony of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the grand ceremony. He will take part in 'pooja' and 'darshan' at Hanumangarhi. From Hanumangarhi, he will travel to 'Shree Ram Janmabhoomi' where he will take part in pooja and darshan of 'Bhagwan Shree Ramlala Virajman'. To lay the foundation stone for the temple construction, PM Modi will unveil a plaque and will also issue a commemorative postage stamp on the 'Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple' on the special occasion. Know what is the auspicious time, shubh muhurat, of Bhoomi Poojan.
Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan: Shubh Muhurat
It is believed that no work of Lord Rama starts without the blessings of Lord Hanuman. For this reason, first PM Modi will visit Hanuman Garhi, prior to this, he will worship the land of Ramlala. The next 32 seconds after 11.40 am are said to be extremely auspicious. In this auspicious moment, the Bhumi Pujan will be done.
According to an official statement, the main 'puja' will be held between 12.44 p.m. and 12.45 p.m. during the 32-second 'Abhijit Muhurat'. It is the same 'muhurat' or auspicious moment when Lord Ram was believed to have been born.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Ayodhya around 11 am. He will stay in Ayodhya for about two hours and will leave Delhi at around 9.30 am. After reaching Lucknow, he will reach Ayodhya by helicopter and will join the puja. The Prime Minister will lay a 40-kg silver brick to symbolise the start of construction of the temple that is at the core of the ruling BJP's ideology and poll promises.
21 Brahmins will perform pooja
Scholars from Kashi, Ayodhya, Delhi, Prayagrah have been called for the special programme in Ayodhya. Different saints have different knowledge and puja vidhi of worship. 21 Brahmins will worship in different ways. Worship will not happen at the same time. Brahmins will perform pujas at different times.
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Large screen mounted
For the Ram temple in Ayodhya, big screens have been installed to watch Bhoomipujan and 175 guests will attend. Ayodhya already has hoardings on the highways for people to witness the Bhoomipujan. Only one message is written in these hoardings that PM Modi will perform Bhoomipujan today.
In Ayodhya, people from different walks of life lit earthen lamps to celebrate their "moment of joy" on the eve of Ram mandir bhoomi pujan. am bhajans echoed at virtually each and every street of the temple town and earthen lamps lined the streets from Naya Ghat and Ram ki Paidhi to Hanumangarhi. Children and youngsters were seen making rangoli designs on streets of Ayodhya including the Naya Ghaat.
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