Former Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni has been invited to attend the Pran Pratishtha ceremony at the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
The much-anticipated event is scheduled to take place on January 22, marking a significant milestone in the construction of the grand temple dedicated to Lord Rama.
The news, confirmed by sources close to the event, reveals that MS Dhoni is among the 16 eminent individuals from Jharkhand who have been honored with invitations for this auspicious occasion.
Alongside Dhoni, archer Deepika Kumari and folk singer Mukund Nayak are also among the notable invitees, adding a diverse touch to the guest list.
This follows a trend of inviting distinguished personalities to the consecration ceremonies at the Ram Temple.
Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar had previously received a similar invitation.
The Pran Pratishtha ceremony is poised to be a grand affair, not only in terms of religious significance but also as a symbol of cultural unity.
The ceremony will witness the installation of the idol of Lord Rama, and prominent figures from cricket, arts, and other spheres are expected to be present to witness this historic event.
As the ‘Captain Cool’ of Indian cricket, MS Dhoni’s presence adds a touch of sporting glory to an event deeply rooted in the cultural and religious fabric of the nation.
Known for his calm demeanor and leadership skills, Dhoni’s attendance is likely to garner significant attention from fans and followers across the country.
The city of Ayodhya is gearing up for the grand ceremony, with preparations in full swing.
The invitation extended to MS Dhoni, among others, underscores the inclusivity of the event, bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to partake in the celebrations surrounding the consecration of the Ram Temple.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will preside over the Pran Pratishtha ceremony, highlighting the relevance and national significance of this occasion.
Ayodhya, considered the birthplace of Lord Rama, holds immense spiritual, historical, and cultural importance for millions of people in India.
As the date approaches, anticipation is building, and the presence of MS Dhoni at the Pran Pratishtha ceremony is sure to be a highlight, not just for cricket enthusiasts but for all those who appreciate the convergence of culture, religion, and national pride.
The event promises to be a moment of unity and celebration, bringing together people from various walks of life to witness the culmination of efforts spanning generations for the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.