Last Updated: January 28, 2023, 21:54 IST
Two uncommon rocks from which the idol of Lord Ram might be carved out and positioned within the sanctum sanctorum of Ram Temple will attain right here from Nepal on Thursday, a senior functionary of the temple belief has mentioned.
“Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s nationwide secretary Rajendra Singh Pankaj began from Mustang district of Nepal on Wednesday with the consignment of two sacred rocks and is anticipated to arrive in Ayodhya on Thursday,” said Prakash Gupta, office in-charge of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust.
“These Shaligram rocks, that are 60 million-years-old, will reach Ayodhya from Nepal on two different trucks. One rock weighs 26 tonnes and the other weighs 14 tonnes,” he mentioned.
Idol of Lord Rama in his little one kind carved from this stone might be positioned within the sanctum sanctorum of the Ram Temple, which is anticipated to be prepared by Makar Sankranti competition in January subsequent yr, officers mentioned.
The two rocks had been discovered within the Gandaki river at a spot shut to Saligrama or Muktinath (place of salvation) in Nepal’s Mustang district, they mentioned.
Meanwhile, a two-day assembly of the constructing building committee of the Ram Temple started in Ayodhya from Saturday.
The assembly was chaired by building committee chairman Nripendra Mishra and attended by Trust Secretary Champat Rai and Trustee Anil Mishra.
According to the sources, the progress of the temple building was reviewed and discussions had been held on the set up and carving of the brand new idol of Lord.
Rai informed PTI, “Issues associated to temple building had been mentioned and this assembly will proceed on Sunday additionally.” The last meeting of the construction committee was held on January 5, and this was the second meeting held in a month.
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