Renowned temple architect Chandrakant Sompura, who designed the much-awaited Ram temple in Ayodhya, said that the type of Ram temple is just not like anyplace on this planet. This temple shall be a novel and distinctive instance of Indian structure. Chandrakant Sompura stated that if the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra Trust provides the directions, then the temple may be constructed from two to 3 storeys. For this, he’s additionally able to make design adjustments. This won’t make any distinction within the grandeur of the temple. The Dwarka Temple is seven storeyed and is likely one of the most interesting temples of the nation and world overseas. It doesn’t matter to the temple. Devotees won’t have issue. The idol will stay a spot.
Sompura stated that if the temple complicated space is expanded to 100-1200 acres as a substitute of 67 acres and we’ll put together a brand new design of the temple building accordingly. Within 15 days of receiving the belief directive, we’ll make a brand new masterplan with a change in design.
For the record, Sompura’s grandfather Prabhakar Sompura was the architect of Somnath temple in Gujarat and the temple in Mathura. Chandrakant Sompura has himself designed more than 100 temples across the country.
Architecture of Temple:
The proposed Ram temple in Ayodhya has been designed in the Nagar style, prevalent in north India. The temple will have octagonal sanctum sanctorum as envisaged by Chandrakant Sompura. The ground floor of the two-floor temple would house Ram Lalla, the deity, while the first floor will have the ‘Ram darbar’, with idols of Ram, Sita, Laxman and Hanuman.
No iron will be used for the construction of the temple. The main structure will be 270 metres long, 145 feet wide and 141 feet high with 251 pillars.