The Ayodhya Ram Mandir is not just a temple, but a symbol of faith, unity, and cultural heritage. The construction of the temple is a landmark event in the history of India, signifying the triumph of truth, justice, and righteousness. The temple is a testimony to the enduring spirit of the Hindu community and their unwavering devotion to Prabhu Shriram. As Bharat prepares for the inauguration of the Ayodhya Ram Mandir on 22nd January 2024, the temple promises to be a place of spiritual and cultural awakening. It is a monument to Bharat’s rich cultural and religious heritage, and a testament to the enduring legacy of Prabhu Shriram. Come, participate in this Anandotsav and welcome Shriram into the Ram Mandir and into our hearts! And rest not, for now we have the Ram Mandir, and Ram Rajya awaits…
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Listen to Shriram chant
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Contribute for establishing Ram Rajya (Hindu Rashtra)…
Let’s build Ram Rajya in one self and be a ideal devotee of Shriram !
THE MISSION OF
THE MISSION OF
The temple dedicated to Prabhu Shriram is believed to have been demolished during the reign of Mughal tyrant Babar
The first recorded dispute arises when Hindus claim the site as the birthplace of Prabhu Shriram and attempt to build a chabootra (platform) for worship
The colonial British administration puts a fence around the site, denominating separate areas of worship for Hindus and Muslims
Mahant Raghubir Das files plea in Faizabad district court seeking permission to build a temple on Ram chabootra. Court rejects plea
Idols of Prabhu Shriram appear inside the disputed structure in 1949. The government terms the premises a disputed area and locks the gates. Legal battle for the Ram Mandir intensifies
Two suits are filed in Faizabad Court by Gopal Simla Viharad and Paramhansa Ramachandra Das, seeking permission to conduct Hindu pujas to Ram Lalla. The Court grants permission to conduct pujas. The Court orders the inner courtyard gates to remain locked
Nirmohi Akhara file a third suit, seeking possession of the land
UP Sunni Wakf Board files a suit seeking possession of Babri Masjid site. They also demand the removal of idols of Prabhu Shriram from Babri Masjid
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) starts Ram Janmbhoomi Movement for construction of temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya
1 February, 1986
A lawyer UC Pandey appeals before the Faizabad Session Court for the gates to be unlocked, on the grounds that the Faizabad district administration, and not a Court, had ordered its closure. District Judge orders the locks to be removed to allow Hindu “pooja and darshan”. Muslims constitute a Babri Mosque Action Committee (BMAC) in protest
Retired High Court Judge Deoki Nandan Agarwal, then the vice president of VHP, files suit number five claiming ownership of the disputed land and seeks sanction to build a new building in place of the old structure in the name of Ramlalla Virajman
VHP carries out Shilanyas ceremony in Ayodhya and the first stone of the planned Ram Mandir is put in place
BJP leader LK Advani launches a Rath Yatra from Somnath (Gujarat) to Ayodhya (UP) to gather support for the Movement. Advani gets arrested in Bihar during the yatra
Karsevaks under VHP leaders clash with Uttar Pradesh police in Ayodhya, police uses force to control the crowd. Scores of karsevaks are killed
6 December, 1992
A watershed moment. Babri Masjid falls. Karsevaks construct a make-shift temple on the site
The Supreme Court says in the historic Ismail Faruqui Judgment that mosque are not integral to Islam
The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court begins hearing Ayodhya title dispute. The court orders Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to excavate the site to determine if a temple lay underneath the mosque
March – August 2003
ASI excavates the land underneath the disputed site and finds remnants of a 10th century Hindu temple
30 September, 2010
Allahabad High Court delivers its judgment, dividing the land between three parties: one third for the Sunni Wakf Board, one third for the Nirmohi Akhara and one third to Ramlalla Virajman
9 May, 2011
SC stays the verdict of the Allahabad High Court order splitting the disputed site in three parts and says that status quo will remain
6 August, 2019
A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, and comprising Justices Sharad Arvind Bopde, Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer begins day-to-day hearing of the case
9 November, 2019
The centuries old dispute ends. The Constitution bench unanimously hands over disputed area to the Hindus and orders the government to set up a Temple Trust
5 February, 2020
The Union Cabinet approves the setting up of Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra trust to monitor the construction of the Ram Mandir at the site
5 August, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of the proposed Ram Mandir at Ayodhya
Stories of Prabhu Shriram
- Contribution of the squirrel in building the Ram Setu
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- When stones floated !
The vanars were trying to build a bridge by placing stones on water. Hanuman ji...
- Shriram and boatman Guhak
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- Without Ram even a pearl necklace is worthless
Once Deity Hanuman came to meet Shriram and Sitamata and he bowed down before them...
- Shriram and Vali
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- The story of Rama
ShriRam was the chosen succesir to King Dasharath. But fate willed otherwise and on the...
- Lakshman’s love for Ram
Lakshman was Shriram's brother. Tales of their divine, brotherly love are told even today. An...
- How the Ram setu was built
When ShriRam's army reached the oceanfront, they wondered how to cross the ocean into Lanka....