Ram Temple In Ayodhya: Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Ayodhya Ram Mandir is popular as the Lord Shri Ram Temple. It is a famous Hindu temple being built in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India at the birthplace of Lord Shri Rama. The temple is believed to be built at Ram Janmabhoomi and is dedicated to Lord Shri Rama.

India’s Ayodhya Temple is a celebration for the Hindu community. The temple is considered an important pilgrimage site for Hindus. On Jan. 22, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a three-story monument made of marble, sandstone, and teak that features 44 gates and 392 intricately carved pillars.

Shri Ram temple Ayodhya
Shri Ram Temple Ayodhya

Ram Lalla Pran Pratishtha at Ayodhya will be celebrated on 22nd January 2024 across India.

Some facts about the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya: 

  • The idol of Lord Rama, carved by renowned sculptor of our country Yogiraj Arun.
  • Shaligram stones mined from Kali Gandki river in Nepal to construct the statue of lord Ram.
  • The total area of Ayodhya Ram Mandir is 2.7 Acres.
  • Ayodhya Ram temple is 380 feet long, 250 feet wide, and 161 feet tall.
  • The Total Built-up Area of Ayodhya Ram Mandir is 57,400 Sq. ft.
  • Ayodhya Ram Mandir has 392 pillars and 44 doors.
  • Ayodhya Mandir is made without iron or steel.
  • The total height of the temple including the peak:161 feet.
  • The Total number of floors of Ayodhya Ram Mandir is 3.
  • The Number of columns in the ground floor of the Shri Ram temple is 160.
  • Ayodhya Mandir is made with Shri Ram bricks and soil from Thailand.
  • The Height of each floor of Ayodhya Ram Mandir is 20 feet.
  • The Number of columns in the first floor of the Shri Ram temple is 132.
  • The total area of Ayodhya Ram Mandir is 2.7 Acres.
  • The temple’s construction included people from various religious communities.
  • The Number of columns in the second floor of the Shri Ram temple is 74.
  • The temple’s Bhoomi Pujan ceremony used holy water from 150 rivers across India.
  • The Number of pedks and pavilions in the Shri Ram temple is 5.
  • Ayodhya Shri Ram Mandir is designed by Chandrakant Bhai Sompura, whose grandfather designed the Somnath Temple.
  • Ayodhya Shri Ram temple is said to be India’s largest temple.
  • Authorities plan to place a time capsule almost 2,000 feet below the temple.
  • The Number of Gates in the Shri Ram Ayodhya Temple is 12.
  • The temple is built on a 15-meter thick layer of rolled compacted concrete, which includes 56 layers of compacted concrete made from fly ash, dust, and chemicals.
  • Telugu superstar Pawan Kalyan has donated Rs 30 crore for the temple’s construction.
  • On November 9, 2019, the Supreme Court of India delivered the verdict on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir.

Cost of Ayodhya Ram Temple Construction

Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra had estimated in 2022 that ₹ 1,800 crore will be spent in building the grand Shri Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

In October 2023, a PTI report said that the trust spent ₹ 900 crore on the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya between February 5, 2020 and March 31, 2023.

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