In a recent development, shaligram stones from Nepal have reached Ayodhya, a city in northern India that is revered as the birthplace of Lord Ram, one of the most revered deities in Hinduism.
The arrival of these stones has sparked joy and excitement among devotees, who view it as a sign of devotion and religious significance.
Shaligram stones are found in the riverbeds of the Kali Gandaki river in Nepal and are considered sacred and powerful symbols of Lord Vishnu, the Hindu deity of preservation.
The stones are revered for their unique and intricate markings, which are said to represent the different aspects and qualities of Lord Vishnu. Each shaligram stone is considered to be unique and special, and is believed to have its own spiritual energy and blessings.
The arrival of shaligram stones in Ayodhya marks a significant event for the Hindu community, as it symbolizes the connection between Lord Ram and Lord Vishnu.
Devotees believe that the stones bring spiritual energy and blessings to the city, and their presence is seen as a sign of devotion and religious significance.
The shaligram stones will be used in various religious rituals and ceremonies in Ayodhya, including the worship of Lord Ram.
The stones will also be used to make Hindu idols, including the idol of Lord Ram, which will be placed in the newly built temple in Ayodhya.
The temple has been a source of controversy and debate in recent years, but the arrival of the shaligram stones is seen as a positive step towards peace and unity in the region.