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Ayodhya: Pandit Laxmikant Dixit, who anointed Ram Lalla, passes away at the age of 86

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Pandit Laxmikant Dixit was 86 years old.

Pandit Laxmikant Dixit, who consecrated Ram Lalla (Ram Mandir Ayodhya) in Ayodhya, has passed away. Laxmikant Dixit was suffering from a serious illness for a long time. He breathed his last in Varanasi at the age of 86. There is mourning everywhere due to his death. The final journey of Pujari Laxmikant Dixit will begin from his residence Mangalagudi.

Laxmikant Dixit was a senior teacher at Sangveda College in Meerghat, Varanasi. This university was established with the support of the King of Kashi. Acharya Laxmikanta was considered among the great scholars of Yajurveda in Kashi.

Came from Maharashtra and settled in Kashi

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Not only this, Laxmikant Dixit was also considered adept in the method of worship. Laxmikant Dixit was initiated into the Vedas and rituals from his uncle Ganesh Dixit Bhatt. Laxmikant Dixit’s family, originally from Jewar in Solapur district of Maharashtra, settled in Kashi many generations ago. His ancestors also performed religious ceremonies in the kingdoms of Nagpur and Nasik. Laxmikant’s son Sunil Dixit had earlier said that his ancestor Pandit Gaga Bhatt had also enthroned Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the 17th century.

Ram Lala’s life was consecrated on 22 January.

Ramlala’s life was consecrated in Ayodhya on 22 January. The ceremony of consecration of the Ram temple was performed by a team of 121 priests. Laxmikanta Dixit, a scholar from Kashi, was its chief priest. Although the Prana Pratistha ceremony started from January 16, the Mangal ceremony was performed on January 22. Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the inauguration of Ram Lalla as the chief host in Ayodhya. Then PM Modi met Pandit Laxmikant Dixit.

Nita Yadav

Nita Yadav

I am Nita Yadav, specializing in writing about politics and breaking national news. My focus is on delivering insightful and timely perspectives on these crucial topics, aiming to inform and engage my readers effectively.

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