The Chamoli district administration has tied up with e-commerce main amazon.com for on-line supply of prasad for the devotees of Badrinath, the shrine of Lord Vishnu, because the pilgrims go to to the sacred temple have gone down appreciably due to the raging coronavirus illness (Covid-19) outbreak, officers mentioned.
A devotee will get 5 gadgets as a part of the “Panch Badri Prasadam”, whose order could be positioned on amazon.com.
Chamoli district is house to Panch Badri temples devoted to Lord Vishnu similar to Badrinath, Adi Badri, Bhavishya Badri, Vridha Badri, and Yogdhyan Badri.
Swati S Bhadauria, district Justice of the Peace (DM), Chamoli, defined the explanation behind the digital initiative.
“The purpose of constructing the prasad out there on-line is to achieve Lord Badrinath’s devotees throughout the size and breadth of the nation. It can additionally present a livelihood to ladies, who’re related to self-help teams (SHGs) amid the coronavirus illness (Covid-19) pandemic,” the DM mentioned.
She mentioned about 90 ladies from 18 SHGs are concerned in making the prasad that’s being delivered on-line for devotees, whose visits to the shrine have appreciably gone down due to Covid-19 that has hit the livelihood of a piece of Chamoli residents arduous.
“We’re making the prasad out there in two types — in a gorgeous jute bag and an attractive field. Every packet will include 5 gadgets, together with a coin of Lord Badrinath, holy water of river Saraswati, natural dhoop (incense stick), Himalayan Damask rose water, and aromatic Badri Tulsi, which is obtainable to Lord Badrinath. The price of prasad for the jute bag is Rs 372 and the one within the field is for Rs 322,” mentioned the DM.
She mentioned the prasad is out there from an outlet close to the shrine since final yr.
“Nevertheless, the district administration considered making it out there on-line this yr due to the pandemic. The initiative will even assist the SHGs to earn a livelihood amid these arduous instances,” she added.
Earlier, the administration of Rudraprayag district, which hosts the Kedarnath shrine, additionally began the web supply of Lord Kedarnath’s prasad from July 21.