Chief Priest of Ayodhya Ram Mandir Pran Pratistha Ceremony Passes Away at 86
Chief Priest of Ayodhya Ram Mandir Pran Pratistha Ceremony Passes Away at 86

Ayodhya, India - Acharya Laxmikant Dixit, the esteemed chief priest known for officiating the consecration ceremony at the Ram temple in Ayodhya, passed away on Saturday morning at the age of 86. According to his family, Dixit had been unwell for the past few days. His final rites are scheduled to take place at Manikarnika Ghat.

The consecration ceremony, where Lord Ram's idol was established at the Ayodhya temple on January 22, was a momentous event presided over by Prime Minister Modi. Acharya Laxmikant Dixit, originally from Solapur district in Maharashtra, hailed from a long lineage based in Varanasi, where he was recognized as one of its distinguished scholars.

Expressing his condolences, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath lamented Dixit's passing. In a tribute shared on 'X', Adityanath remarked, "The departure of Acharya Shri Laxmikant Dixit, a venerable scholar of Kashi and the chief priest of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Prana Pratishtha, marks an irreplaceable loss to the spiritual and scholarly realms."

"He will forever be remembered for his contributions to the Sanskrit language and Indian culture," Adityanath added. "May Lord Shri Ram grant peace to his departed soul and provide strength to his disciples and followers to bear this loss."

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