HinduPost is the voice of Hindus. Support us. Protect Dharma

Will you help us hit our goal?

Hindu Post is the voice of Hindus. Support us. Protect Dharma
17.8 C
Thursday, February 22, 2024

The divine embrace of Ram Lalla: My euphoric experience of the Pran Prathistha Ceremony in Ayodhya

“The divine embrace of Ram Lalla: My euphoric experience of the Pran Prathistha Ceremony in Ayodhya”, The Commune Mag, February 4, 2024:

A birth is a time for celebration. The birth of a king, even more so. How about the birth of a God? Throughout the world, many civilisations have celebrated the birth of their Gods and the places they were born. That is also the story of Bhagavan Shri Rama and his Janmabhoomi (birthplace).

I was blessed with an invitation to the Pran Prathistha on the twenty-second of January. My initial astonishment at this blessing soon gave way to a festive mindset and by the time I started my journey from Chennai, I was in a full-blown celebratory mood. The saffron-clad sadhus who were my co-passengers, the numerous cutouts of Prabhu Rama in public spaces and the auspicious greeting of “Jai Shri Ram” that echoed in all conversations, bloomed a Diwali-like feeling in me. By the time I reached the welcoming arches of Ayodhya in the early hours of the day before the consecration, I was all but shaking with excitement.

As the fog gave way to the morning, the garlanded roads of the city, the bells from early morning darshan, and the smell of sweet tea from roadside chaiwallas greeted me with a joyful energy. Smiles and laughter hung on every single face. String lights and saffron flags hung from every single building. The soulful sounds of bhajans like “Ram Ayenge” reverberated through the air. My heart felt full and my feet light even as I lugged my duffle bag through little side streets to a small guest house; one of many which had opened the previous month in anticipation of the flood of devotees.

Read the full article at

Subscribe to our channels on Telegram &  YouTube. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook

Related Articles

Web Desk
Web Desk
Content from other publications, blogs and internet sources is reproduced under the head 'Web Desk'. Original source attribution and additional HinduPost commentary, if any, can be seen at the bottom of the article. Opinions expressed within these articles are those of the author and/or external sources. HinduPost does not bear any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, completeness, suitability, or validity of any content or information provided.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest Articles

Sign up to receive HinduPost content in your inbox
Select list(s):

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Thanks for Visiting Hindupost

Dear valued reader, has been your reliable source for news and perspectives vital to the Hindu community. We strive to amplify diverse voices and broaden understanding, but we can't do it alone. Keeping our platform free and high-quality requires resources. As a non-profit, we rely on reader contributions. Please consider donating to Any amount you give can make a real difference. It's simple - click on this button:
By supporting us, you invest in a platform dedicated to truth, understanding, and the voices of the Hindu community. Thank you for standing with us.