Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday presided over the ‘pran pratishtha’ or consecration of the Ayodhya Ram Mandir. On this occasion, boAt co-founder Aman Gupta took to social media to share his thoughts on the day.
Gupta, famed for his appearance on Shark Tank India, took to Instagram to celebrate the occasion of Ram Mandir’s consecration, paying his respects to the joyous day.
Gupta shared photos of him praying to Lord Ram and wrote, “Aaj ka #MondayMotivation hits differently. As the doors of the Ayodhya Temple open wide, let them symbolise the opening of our hearts to compassion, our minds to wisdom, and our hands to hard work and diligence.”
The social media post by Aman Gupta garnered over 85,000 likes and hundreds of shares, with people hailing the inauguration of the much-awaited Ram Mandir in Ayodhya in the comment section.
Ram Mandir consecration ceremony today
PM Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were in attendance of the Ram Mandir consecration ceremony, which saw the Pran Prathishtha of Ram Lalla being conducted in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple.
The rituals were led by PM Modi, who unveiled the Ram Lalla idol decorated with gold and yellow ornaments. Several celebrities and top business leaders from across India were invited to the ceremony, which included Mukesh Ambani and his family, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Katrina Kaif, Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar.
During the ceremony, PM Modi said, “From this auspicious moment we have to lay the foundation of India for the next 1,000 years. We have to move beyond the construction of the temple and resolve to build a strong, grand and divine India.”
“Today, our Ram has arrived. After a long wait for ages, our Ram has arrived. Our Ram Lalla will no longer live in a tent. Our Ram Lalla will stay in a magnificent temple,” the prime minister said during his address.