Grand Laxman temple to be built in one acre in Lucknow
Lucknow, May 12 (H.S.). A grand Laxman temple will be built in one acre in Gohankala Jankipuram extension of capital Lucknow. The shikhara of the temple will be 81 feet high. Along with the temple, Mata Urmila old age home will also be constructed.
The foundation stone of the temple of Lord Shri Ram’s Anuj Laxmanji was laid on Friday amidst Vedic chanting. In this city also known as Lakshmanpuri, the flag will be hoisted on the top of the temple of Shri Laxman ji after the completion of the construction in the next five years.
With the divine form of Shri Laxman-Urmila ji in the temple, the idol of Shiva family and Shri Ram’s court will be installed in the temple. Along with this, Mata Urmila old age home will also be opened for the disabled and old people in this temple being built in one acre area. The Bhoomi Pujan of this temple, which is being prepared with the courtesy of Shri Laxman Peeth Seva Nyas, was done by Pandit Dhirendra Vashistha Maharaj, the spokesperson of Ramkatha.
Padmashree Vidyavindu Singh, Dr. Nalinkant Tripathi, former Judge Vidyasagar Vishwakarma and other dignitaries were present along with the saints on this occasion.
After Bhoomi Pujan, Dhirendra Vashistha Maharaj told that he is determined to construct Sri Laxman temple in Lucknow continuously since 2017. Last year itself, land was taken to build Sri Laxman temple by begging all over the country. Now after the Bhoomi Pujan ritual, the construction of the temple will start. It was only after the Bhumi Pujan that the Bhandara, which lasted till late in the night, also started. The architects of the temple are Meenakshi Tiwari and Sunil Srivastava.
On this occasion, the devotees of the surrounding areas present here also got the blessings of the saints. Regional people and nearby village heads also cooperated in the event.
Dr. Raj Khushiram, a musician and disciple of Swami Pagaldas, played the mridang here and awakened the light of classical notes, while Bhajan Kishore Chaturvedi sang special praise of Lakshmana and Hanumant hymns along with Rama’s praises in Bhajan Sandhya.