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‘108 feet long incense stick, huge lamp, gold shoes’, unique gifts will be given to Ramlala

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Gifts have come for Ram Lala

Before the consecration of Ram Lalla in Ayodhya, various types of gifts will be sent to him from every corner of the country. These special gifts include a 108 feet long incense stick, a 2,100 kg bell, a huge lamp weighing 1,100 kg, gold shoes, a 10 feet high lock and key and a watch, which is unique in itself. This clock tells time in eight countries simultaneously. All these gifts will be presented to Ramlala. It has been sent before the Pran Pratishtha ceremony to be held at Ram temple in Ayodhya on 22 January. The artists behind the unique gifts are hoping that their gifts will be used in the grand Ram temple.

Adding to the religious fervor, gifts are being received from all parts of the country and even from abroad, with over 3,000 gifts for Lord Ram reaching Ayodhya from Sita’s birthplace in Nepal’s Janakpur. These gifts, including silver shoes, jewelery and clothes, were taken to Ayodhya in a convoy of about 30 vehicles from Nepal’s Janakpur Dham Ramjanaki temple this week.

108 feet unique incense sticks

Let us tell you that the consecration ceremony is on January 22 and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also participate in the consecration ceremony in the temple. Ahead of the grand ceremony, the temple authorities are receiving several gifts, including a 108-foot long incense stick, which weighs 3,610 kg and is about 3.5 feet wide, prepared over a period of six months in Vadodara, Gujarat. “This stick is eco-friendly and will last for about one and a half months and will spread its fragrance for several kilometers,” Viha Bharwad, a Vadodara resident, told the Press Trust of India.

He said that this incense stick has been prepared from 376 kg of Guggul (gum resin), 376 kg of coconut shells, 190 kg of ghee, 1,470 kg of cow dung, 420 kg of herbs, whose height is almost half of the iconic Qutub Minar in Delhi. Is. Bharwad and 25 other devotees left Vadodara with huge incense sticks on January 1 and his convoy will reach Ayodhya on January 18.

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel flagged off the 44-foot tall brass flag pole and six other smaller flag poles to Ayodhya for the “Pran Pratishtha” ceremony in Ahmedabad last week. Gujarat has also sent a Nagaru (temple drum) prepared by All India Dabgar Samaj to Dariyapur. A 56-inch Nagaru made of gold foil will be installed in the courtyard of the temple.

400 kg lock of Asigarh, 2100 kg bell of Etah

At the same time, locksmith Satya Prakash Sharma of Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh has prepared a lock and key weighing 400 kg with 10 feet height, 4.6 feet width and 9.5 inches thickness. “This is the world’s largest lock and key. I have gifted it to the trust so that it can be used as a symbolic lock in the temple,” he told news agency PTI.

A bell weighing 2,100 kg made of Ashtadhatu has been made in Jalesar of Etah in Uttar Pradesh. An artisan involved in preparing the bell said, “It took two years to prepare the bell. The bell is being sent to Ayodhya after performing all the rituals and with much fanfare.”

unique watch

A Lucknow-based vegetable vendor has specially designed a clock that tells the time of eight countries at the same time. Anil Kumar Sahu (52) said that he has gifted the 75 cm diameter clock to Champat Rai, general secretary of the temple trust. Sahu said he first made the watch in 2018, and it was granted a ‘certificate of registration of design’ by the Patent Office of the Government of India. The clock shows time in India, Tokyo (Japan), Moscow (Russia), Dubai (UAE), Beijing (China), Singapore, Mexico City (Mexico), Washington DC and New York (US).

Halwa will come from somewhere and laddu will come from somewhere.

Nagpur-based chef Vishnu Manohar has announced that he will prepare 7,000 kg of traditional sweet “Ram Halwa” for the devotees attending the Abhishek ceremony, while 200 kg of laddus will be prepared for the ‘Yagya’ of Shri Krishna Janmasthan Seva Sansthan in Mathura. Preparing to send to Ayodhya.

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), the official custodian of Sri Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati, has also announced that it will send one lakh laddus for distribution to devotees on the big day like Prana Pratishtha.

A special saree made in Surat city of Gujarat, the country’s major textile hub, will be sent to the temple authorities. The saree with images of Lord Ram and the Ayodhya temple is for Lord Ram’s wife Sita, who is respectfully known as Maa Janaki, and the first piece of it was offered at a temple in Surat on Sunday.

The necklace will come from Surat and the shoe will come from Hyderabad.

A Surat-based diamond merchant has created a necklace on the theme of Ram Temple using 5,000 American diamonds and 2 kg of silver. 40 artisans completed the design in 35 days and the necklace has been gifted to the Ram Mandir Trust.

With unwavering devotion towards Lord Ram and a desire to fulfill his ‘Kar Sevak’ father’s dream, 64-year-old Challa Srinivas Shastri from Hyderabad covered a distance of nearly 8,000 km on foot to present the gold-plated shoes to Lord Ram. For. Have reached Ayodhya.

1,100 kg lamp will come

Farmer Arvindbhai Mangalbhai Patel, resident of Vadodara, has prepared a huge lamp weighing 1,100 kg. “The lamp is 9.25 feet high and 8 feet wide. It has a capacity of 851 kg of ghee. The lamp is made of ‘panchdhatu’ (gold, silver, copper, zinc and iron),” Patel said.

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