Ayodhya Mandir Offers 56 Bhog, 1 Lakh Kgs Of Laddoo To Ram Lalla

The ongoing festivities on the occasion of Ram Navami in Ayodhya began on April 9 – marking the special occasion at the Ram Mandir. Called the Ram Navami Mela, the celebrations have been expected to attract 25 lakh devotees. From presenting 56 varieties of food offerings to the Ram Lalla deity, to extending the darshan time for devotees until 11 pm, the state government has been in preparing in full swing to mark the occasion with grandeur. Some reports also suggest that curtains will be drawn at the alter for a span of five minutes during the four bhog offerings.

In addition to this, the Surya Tilak ceremony expected to be held today has been scheduled to take place at 12:16 pm – where the sun’s rays fall on the deity’s forehead for 5 minutes. Visiting devotees will also receive ladoo prasad as part of the celebration, for which the Devraha Hans Baba Trust has sent 1,11,111 kilos of the sweet to be offered and distributed today. The Ram Navami festivities in Ayodhya has been touted as the largest turnout since the temple was consecrated earlier in January, this year.

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The trust making the prasad contribution have also previously sent ladoos to the Kashi Vishwanath and Tirupati Balaji temples, as well as contributed 40,000 kilos of ladoos for the consecration ceremony. The besan ladoos are made using a mixture of gram flour, ghee, sugar and cardamom, along with dry fruits. Along with this, some other offerings also include three types of panjiri and panchamrit prasad, which will be part of the bhog.