Global celebrations marked the occasion of Bala Ram’s death in Ayodhya, with devotees worldwide participating in pujas and events at temples and prominent locations. The images of Ayodhya Ram Mandir and Lord Rama illuminated the screen of the American stock market index ‘Nas Doc.’ A ceremony at the SV Lotus Temple in Virginia drew 2,500 attendees, including Sikhs, Muslims, and Pakistanis. In Los Angeles, a rally featuring 250 cars and a thousand participants added to the festivities. Additionally, the World Hindu Council of America and Vishwa Hindu Parishad-Canada announced plans to visit 1000 temples in America and Canada, starting from Massachusetts on March 25, with the goal of spreading Ayodhya’s significance globally.
The occasion of Rama’s death saw grand celebrations in Trinidad and Tobago, drawing over 5,000 Indian attendees. In Mauritius, the government granted a 2-hour leave to employees for watching the Prana Pratistha program and performing puja, with Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth expressing joy and invoking blessings for peace and prosperity. Meanwhile, in Queretaro City, Mexico, a Ram Mandir was inaugurated, marking the first temple of Lord Rama in the country, with idols brought from India and a Prana Pratishta ceremony conducted by an American priest, attended by over 250 Indians. Additionally, Fiji witnessed celebrations from the 18th to the 22nd of this month, organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations and the Sanatana Dharma Pradati Sabha.