Ram Mandir is a Hindu temple that is being built in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India, at the site of Ram Janam Bhoomi Ayodhya, according to the Ramayana the birthplace of Rama, a principal deity of Hinduism. The temple construction is being supervised by the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra.
Ram Mandir Structure Details
The Ram Mandir Ayodhya is spread across an area of 2.7 acres. The total built-up area of the temple is 57,400 square feet, and it has a total length of 360 feet and a width of 235 feet. The temple’s total height, including the peak, is 161 feet, and it has three floors, each with a height of 20 feet. The ground floor of the temple has 160 columns, while the first floor has 132 columns, and the second floor has 74 columns. The temple has five pedks and pavilions and 12 gates. The temple’s design is based on the Hindu scriptures, and it is being constructed using traditional techniques and materials.
Shri Ram Mandir Complex
The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra is a sacred pilgrimage region in Ayodhya, known as the birthplace of Lord Ram. The temple region construction resolution covers a vast area of 70 acres.
The area houses various significant structures like the Shri Ram Kund Yagyashala, which is the home of holy offerings. The Karm Kshetra Anusthaan Mandap, the house of holy rituals. Other notable structures include Hanuman Gadhi, which features a gigantic statue of Lord Hanuman, and the Shri Ramlala Purakalik Darshan Mandal Janmbhoomi Sangrahalay, which displays archaeological and historical relics related to Ram’s birthplace.
The Shri Kamm Keerti Satsang Bhavan Sabhagaar serves as the house for discourse and mass prayer, while the Guru Vashishtha Peethika a Ved, Puran, Ramayan evam Sanskrit Adhyayan-Anusandhaan Anukshetra serves as a center of study for research on Ved, Puran, Ramayan & Sanskrit.
The Ram Mandir Ayodhya complex offers a range of facilities to enhance the spiritual experience of devotees.
Bhakti Teela is a special peace zone for deeper meditation. The Tulsi Ramilla Center is a 360-degree open-air theater where various religious performances and dramas are held. The Ram Darbaar is a multifunctional center that serves as a projection, lecture, and communication center. The Ramangan is an exclusive cinema, television, and audio-visual based show and discourse theater. For those who wish to delve deeper into the scriptures, the Ramayan is a modern air-conditioned library and reading room. The Mata Kaushalya Vatsalya Mandap is an exhibition hall and tableau complex that showcases various religious and cultural exhibits. The Maharshi Valmiki Archives and Research Center is a resource center for those interested in studying and researching about the life and teachings of Lord Ram. For outstation devotees, Ramashrayam provides a multi-story boarding and lodging facility, along with a waiting lounge. The complex also features Shri Dashrath Adarsh Goshala, which serves as a shelter for cows. All of these facilities make the Ram Mandir Ayodhya complex a unique spiritual destination.
The Ram Mandir Ayodhya complex offers several additional features to enhance the spiritual experience of devotees. The Laxman Vatika Lily-pond is a serene area that features musical fountains that provide a calming ambiance for meditation and reflection. The Lav Kush Nikunj is an activities area designed for youth and children. The Maryada Khand is a special residential area for special guests, offering cottages and multi-story apartments. The Bharat Prasaad-Mandap is a canopy court where the sanctified food offerings or Naivedya, Prasaad, and Bhog are distributed and managed. It also features sanctified food preparation and storage facilities. The Mata Sita Rasoi Annakshetra is a large food shelter that offers mass feeding facilities for devotees. It features a mega kitchen, large food grain storage, systematic utensil and cutlery storage, and hand-washing facilities.
The Singh Dwar Ke Sammukh Deepstambh is a lamp tower that stands tall in front of the Lion Gate Portal, providing a visual beacon to devotees. These additional features add to the overall spiritual experience of visiting the Ram Mandir Ayodhya complex.
In addition to the temple and its surroundings, it offers several amenities to make the pilgrimage more convenient and comfortable. The complex includes multipurpose distribution and operation rooms, emergency medical aid, and Bank/ATM facilities. Essential public utilities are available along the pathways, with facilities spaced every 15 minutes of walking distance. Ramps are available for elder devotees to reach the temple. The complex also features solar energy panels, generators, and an energy generation center, ensuring uninterrupted power supply. The Pilgrim Facility Centre (PFC) offers administrative services, and a Pilgrim/Visitor Management System ensures that the needs of visitors are met efficiently. These amenities ensure that the pilgrimage experience is comfortable and enjoyable, allowing devotees to focus on their spiritual journey.