Sunday, July 14, 2024

Key Features of the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple in Ayodhya

Ram mandir temple is being inaugurated today in Ayodhya in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries. Managed by the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, the temple’s estimated construction cost is between ₹1,400 crore to ₹1,800 crore. Here are key features of this sacred construction:

Main Temple Infrastructure:

  1. Architectural Style: The temple follows the traditional Nagar style, one of the two main styles of Hindu temple architecture.
  1. Dimensions:
  • Length: 380 feet (east-west)
  • Width: 250 feet
  • Height: 161 feet
  1. Structure:
  • Three-storied with each floor being 20 feet tall
  • Total floors: 3
  1. Columns:
  • Ground floor: 160 columns
  • First floor: 132 columns
  • Second floor: 72 columns
  1. Pavilions and Gates:
  • 5 pavilions
  • 12 gates
  1. Total Built-Up Area:
  • 57,400 sq. feet

Different Zones and Regions:

  1. Sacred Region: Stretched over 70 acres, it includes mythologically significant areas such as Shri Ram Kund, Yagyashala, Karma Kshetra, and more.
  1. Main Temple Pavilions:
  • Nritya, Color, Sabha, Prayer, and Kirtan Pavilions
  1. Other Areas:
  • Shri Ram Lala Purakalik Darshan Mandal
  • Janmbhoomi Sangrahalaya
  • Hanuman Gadhi
  • Veer Maruti Vishal Pratima
  • Shri Kamm Keerti, and many more

Modern Facilities/Amenities:

  1. Multipurpose Distribution and Operations Room
  2. Bank/ATM
  3. Essential Public Utilities
  4. Emergency Medical Facilities
  5. Ramps/Lifts for Senior Citizens
  6. Solar Energy Panels and Power Back-Ups
  7. Pilgrim Facility Center
  8. Pilgrim/Visitor Management System

Interesting Features:

  1. Child Form of Lord Shri Ram: The main sanctum will house the deity of Shri Ram Lalla Sarkar, depicting a child form of Lord Shri Ram.
  2. Incremental Expansion: The temple’s architecture allows for incremental expansion over the next fifty years.
  3. Tree Plantation: A unique three-level tree plantation protects the temple from seasonal dust and storms.
  4. Memorials: Mammoth memorials pay tribute to martyrs.
  5. Proposed Temples: Surrounding the main temple are four dedicated to Sun God, Goddess Bhagwati, Lord Ganesha, and Lord Shiva. Other proposed temples include those for Maharishi Valmiki, Maharishi Vashishtha, Maharishi Vishwamitra, and more.

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