May 23, 2024

Guv pays reverence at Ayodhya's Ram Mandir

TAP | Updated: April 23, 2024

ITANAGAR, Apr 23: Governor KT Parnaik, currently on a two-day tour of Uttar Pradesh, visited the renowned Ram Mandir on Tuesday.

Accompanied by his spouse, Anagha Parnaik, Parnaik offered prayers at the temple, seeking peace, tranquility, and progress for the state, as well as the well-being of all.

During his visit, the governor emphasized that the Ayodhya Ram Mandir is not merely a place of worship but a symbol of faith, unity, and cultural heritage. He encouraged people to visit the temple, highlighting it as a testament to the enduring spirit and unwavering devotion of the Hindu community to Lord Ram.

Governor Parnaik praised Lord Ram as the epitome of righteousness, devotion, and sacrifice, known for his courage, loyalty, and devotion.

He described Lord Ram as a symbol of perseverance and justice, portraying him as a role model of perfection for every human being.

The Ayodhya Ram Mandir, constructed in the Nagara style of temple architecture, features towering spires or shikharas.

Built with pink sandstone, the temple spans 2.77 acres and includes a large courtyard along with several smaller shrines dedicated to other Hindu deities.

Notably, the temple houses a giant Shaligram stone, a black stone believed to symbolize Lord Ram and sourced from the Gandaki River in Nepal.