Idols of Lord Ram and Sita consecrated at Nepali temple in Thailand

Published On: April 18, 2024 11:47 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, April 18: On the occasion of Ram Navami, idols of Lord Ram and his better half Sita were consecrated at the Nepali temple in Thailand.

Pandit Padam Prasad Bhattarai consecrated the idols of Lord Ram, Lakshman, Sita, and Hanuman at the Shree Trinath Devalaya Dham Temple located at Sukhumvit 81, Siriphat, in the capital city, Bangkok, at 8:45 AM on Wednesday morning.

Raju Balami, the general secretary of the temple's management committee, mentioned that the idol of Lord Ram was consecrated for the first time in the Trinath Temple. Dhan Bahadur Wali, the Nepali Ambassador to Thailand, participated in the program and engaged in worship.

Ambassador Wali stated that the Nepali temple serves as a center of faith not only for Nepalis but also for Nepali speakers, contributing to its protection and promotion. Alongside the consecration of the idol, hymns were sung and the idols were worshiped to mark Ram Navami at the temple.

The Trinath Devalaya Dham is the sole religious sanctuary for Nepalis living in Thailand. Established 32 years ago, this temple has been a venue where Nepalis in Thailand celebrate various festivals and recite prayers.


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