Published By: Kavya Mishra
Last Updated: November 13, 2023, 23:55 IST
New Delhi: The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday mentioned it is going to invite greater than 10 crore households in the nation and overseas to participate in the consecration ceremony to be held at Ram temple in Ayodhya on January 22.
Addressing a press convention right here, VHP central working president Alok Kumar mentioned the “pious akshat kalash” sanctified in Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple on November 5 has already been despatched throughout the nation.
“Workers of the Vishva Hindu Parishad, along with other Hindu organisations, will visit Hindu families in cities and villages of the country from January 1 to January 15, 2024, to invite them,” he advised reporters.
An analogous programme has additionally been organised to invite Hindus residing overseas, he mentioned.
“Along with the invitation, we will give a picture of Bhagwan Ram and his temple with other necessary information to each family, he said, adding that the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust has given a call in this regard.
Kumar said VHP teams and workers engaged in this work will not accept “any gift, donation or other materials from the devotees.
“This time we are not reaching out to society to seek anything,” he added.
Noting that every one devotees of Lord Ram can’t be referred to as to Ayodhya to be part of the consecration ceremony, the VHP chief appealed to Hindus the world over to collect at their nearest temple and carry out puja on January 22.
He additionally urged individuals to watch the dwell telecast of the “grand” consecration ceremony to be held at Ram temple in Ayodhya on January 22 and luxuriate in this historic occasion.
“Our assessment so far is that this event will definitely take place at more than five lakh temples across the world and millions of Hindus will participate in it, he added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Yogi Adtyanath and thousands of saints from across the country have been invited for the consecration ceremony.
“We celebrate Diwali to mark Bhagwan Shri Ram’s return to Ayodhya after 14 years (of exile), but on January 22, 2024, the world will be celebrating the second Diwali when Ram ji will return to his birthplace after 500 years during ‘amrit kaal’ of Bharat’s independence, the VHP leader said.
Therefore, the entire Hindu society from around the world must participate in this ‘pran pratistha’ (consecration) ceremony, he added.
The VHP leader said arrangements have been made to facilitate Ram temple visit of the family members of those who sacrificed their lives during the Ram Janmabhoomi movement.
Such devotees will be taken to the Ram temple in Ayodhya for “darshan” in small teams from January 27 to February 22 subsequent 12 months, he mentioned. Arrangements have been made for about one lakh such individuals, he added.
Kumar urged Hindu households to mild at least 5 lamps on the auspicious evening of January 22, 2024 and go to Ayodhya with household and buddies on any day thereafter.”
Vishva Hindu Parishad is assured that Ram temple in Ayodhya will unfold concord, unity and self-respect among the many Hindus the world over and can emerge as a nationwide temple to take Bharat in direction of its final glory, he added.
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