Pune : In a heartfelt initiative, Satyanarayan Cloth Stores in Wagholi organized a campaign named ” Do Dhage Shraddha ke .” The purpose of this was to weave a saree for Mata Sita and clothes for Lord Shri Ram and send them to Ayodhya. In which the people of Pune participated enthusiastically and with their devotion, they wove clothes for Lord Ram and Sita, after which the specially woven items were ceremonially sent to Ayodhya after a ritualistic puja.
As the nation gears up for the consecration of Lord Rama’s idol on January 22 in Ayodhya, various activities are underway across the country. Pune, known for its active involvement in diverse campaigns, especially those of religious and historical significance, showcased its dedication through this unique initiative.
Approximately 12,000 to 13,000 Pune residents actively participated in the “”Do Dhage Shraddha ke ” initiative, which was conducted from January 6 to January 15 in wagholi . The handcrafted garments symbolize the collective faith and devotion of the community. Skilled artisans were employed to ensure the meticulous weaving of the items.
Under this initiative, citizens were provided the opportunity to engage with handloom machines, not only contributing to the crafting of the garments but also symbolically serving Lord Rama through their efforts. Enthusiastic participants, particularly from Wagholi in Pune, joined hands to weave these symbolic garments, reflecting their devotion and commitment.
Rajaram Agarwal, Bharat Agarwal, Kishor Mittal, Ruchika Mittal, Ritesh Mittal, Nilesh Agarwal a representative of Satyanarayan Cloth Stores in Wagholi, shared that a sacred Akshat Kalash from Ayodhya has been placed for public viewing in their store. She expressed the warm welcome extended to customers with the donning of saffron attire and chanting of “Jai Shri Ram.”
Rajaram Agrawal, another spokesperson, conveyed that the Akshat Kalash, along with the garments for Lord Rama and sarees for Mother Sita from Ayodhya, has created a temple-like atmosphere in their store. The sight of the Akshat Kalash and the process of weaving garments have heightened the enthusiasm of citizens, fostering a joyful environment.
Citizens from Pune actively participated in the day-long weaving sessions, which took place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Satyanarayan Cloth Stores in Wagholi. The initiative witnessed people from all age groups, with both men and women enthusiastically contributing to the cause.
Reflecting on their involvement, Pune residents expressed pride in being able to contribute to crafting garments for Lord Rama and Mother Sita, emphasizing that this opportunity to serve came directly from Pune. The initiative not only showcased their devotion but also strengthened the sense of community and unity among the participants.