Ayodhya Ram Mandir: Unveiling the Grandeur and Marvels of this Architectural Triumph”

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Ayodhya Ram Mandir

As Ayodhya prepares for the Pran Pratishta of the Ayodhya Ram Mandir on January 22, lets discuss a few important details about this temple.

  • 1. The Ayodhya Ram Mandir will be India’s largest temple due to its architecture. The Sompura family, who designed the temple, began planning it 30 years ago. Ashish Sompura, Chandrakant Sompura’s son, made the design. The temple is standing around 161 feet tall and cover an area of 28,000 square feet.
  • 2. Sacred Foundation: The foundation of Ayodhya Ram Mandir has spiritual importance. It was constructed using soil from 2587 sacred sites, including Jhansi, Bithoori, Haldighati, Yamunotri, Chittorgarh, and the Golden Temple etc.
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  • 3. Architects: The Ram Mandir is designed by the famous Sompura family, who have designed over 100 temples around the world, including the famous Somnath Temple. Chief architect Chandrakant Sompura, together with his sons Ashish and Nikhil, has left an impact on temple building.
  • 4. The Ram Mandir is built fully of stones, with no usage of iron or steel, as reported by many sources.
  • 5. Highlights: On the ground level of the 2.7-acre temple, visitors will get to know of Lord Ram’s life. The first floor shows the beauty of Lord Ram’s Darbaar in Bansi Paharpur, a pink stone from Rajasthan’s Bharatpur. The temple is an amazing 360 feet long, 235 feet wide, and 161 feet tall, including the peak. With three levels and 12 gates, it is a beautiful display of architectural beauty.
  • 6. Time Capsule for Future Generations: A copper plate will be buried 2000 feet below the temple to preserve knowledge about the temple, Lord Ram, and Ayodhya. This promises the temple’s identity stays intact for future generations.
  • 7. Nagar Style Architecture: The temple’s 360 pillars increase its physical appeal and architectural improvement.
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