A young man from Bodh Gaya wrote Hanuman Chalisa on a grain of rice
Written By Suresh Prasad Nikhar | Published on Dec 8, 2022, 18:33 IST
GAYA(Bihar): Generally, even if a grain of rice is left in the plates, people do not pay much attention. In such a situation, even thinking of writing something on a grain of rice is astonishing.
A 30-year- old Ajay Kumar is doing such amazing work in Bodhgaya of Gaya district and he is even writing verses of Gayatri Mantra and Hanuma Chalisa on a grain of rice. This unique work of his is getting a lot of appreciation and it is attracting a lot of tourists coming to Bodh Gaya.
Ajay, who runs a shop named 'Rice', not only writes Gayatri Mantra and a few verses of Hanuman Chalisa on a grain of rice, but also writes 256 words on a grain of rice. The great thing is that they are doing this feat in half a dozen foreign languages as well.
Ajay Kumar's father, a resident of Pachchhati in Bodh Gaya, had used to run a Litti Chokha shop in Bodh Gaya. After his death, Ajay Kumar took care of his household and developed himself in the art of writing and painting according to his interest.
In this sequence, he came in contact with a person from UP who wrote on red stone and slowly started mastering the art of writing and painting.
At the same time, Buddhist lamas come to Ajay Kumar's shop to write Buddhist chants including Tibetan mantras on rice, while Ajay does it easily on a grain of rice.
Regarding this skill, many orders come to Ajay Kumar in advance. That's why it doesn't even get free time throughout the day. Throughout the day, he keeps writing name- mantras etc. on the grains of rice.
Ajay Kumar tells that he has been doing this work for the last 9 years and the business of his was greatly affected during the Corona period, but now that everything has become normal, crowds of people have started coming again,said Ajay Kumar.
People come to our shop to get their name written on a grain of rice. The same couples are also able to write their names on a grain of rice. Ajay Kumar tells that he also writes Gayatri Mantra, Hanuman Mantra, Mantra of Buddhist devotees.
The great thing is that apart from Hindi and Sanskrit, Ajay Kumar writes mantras in many foreign languages as well on just one grain of rice, that is why foreigners also come to his shop. It is also a matter of curiosity.
Be it Gayatri Mantra or someone's name, such people get the rings secured at this shop only. They give the rings made of glass to their customers. It is said that in a way God has given us this art and with the help of this our business is doing well today. Good income is also being made. Orders get booked in advance.