Ayodhya: Ahead of the auspicious foundation laying ceremony of the Ram Temple, Ramarchan puja has began at Ram Janmabhoomi site. The ritual is being conducted as symbolic to inviting all major gods and goddesses ahead of Lord Ram’s arrival.
The prayers began around 10.30 am with Vedic saints offering prayers facing Ramlalla on his temporary seat.
The puja is being conducted in four phases. In the third phase, father of Lord Ram, Dashrath with his wives will be worshipped and then all three brothers – Lakshman, Bharat and Shatrughan with their wives.
Lord Hanuman will also be worshipped and in the fourth phase Lord Ram.
Ayodhya is all set to celebrate the auspicious moment which will also bring decades-old wait to an end. The temples across the city has been decorated with lights, diyas and flowers. Patna’s Mahavir Mandir Trust is preparing over 1.25 lakh ‘Raghupati Laddoos’ for the occasion.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya on August 5.