India’s Richest Temples: Rich enough to pay off the country’s debt, billions in donations

In India, the faith of Hinduism is inextricably linked with temples. Devotees donate lakhs of rupees including gold and silver to the temples with their faith. Devotees do anything to show their faith. Here we are talking about temples where devotees donate a lot. Know about the wealth of these 5 temples.

1. Padmanabhaswamy Temple The 

Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala is the richest temple in India. Built in the Dravidian style, the ancient temple is maintained by the former royal family of Travancore. According to information, the six vaults of the temple have assets worth 20 billion dollars. Not only this, the sanctum sanctorum of the temple houses a huge golden idol of Lord Vishnu, where thousands of devotees come from far and wide for darshan. The estimated cost of the idol is Rs 500 crore.

2. Tirupati Balaji Temple

The Tirupati Balaji Temple built on 7 hills in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh is one of the most prestigious and richest temples today. A fine example of architecture, the temple stands at a height of 2,800 feet above sea level. This temple was built by the Tamil king Thodaimane. Before the corona epidemic, more than 60 thousand devotees used to visit this temple every day. It is said that Lord Venkateswara is seated in this temple. who is an avatar of Vishnu. The total wealth of the temple is approximately 50 thousand crore rupees.

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3. Saibaba Temple

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra is famous abroad. Every year lakhs of pilgrims from home and abroad come to see Saibaba. According to the report of Shirdi Sai Sansthan, 480 crore rupees are received by the temple every year as donations. The temple is said to have silver ornaments worth around Rs 32 crore and silver coins worth Rs 6 lakh. Approximately 350 crore rupees are donated every year.

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4. Vaishnodevi Temple

In Hinduism religious faith is attached to Vaishnodevi temple. This temple is situated at an altitude of 1700 meters in Katra on the Trikuta mountain. Every year lakhs of devotees from all over the world come to see Mother. According to a website, 500 crore rupees are received annually from devotees.

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5. Siddhivinayak Temple

The legendary temple of Lord Ganesha is located in Mumbai, the financial capital of India. The glory of Siddhivinayak temple has spread abroad. The temple whose nose is towards the left is connected with the Siddhapeeth. These temples are called Siddhivinayak temples. It is said that the faith of the devotees is fulfilled in the Siddhivinayak temple. This is the reason why big leaders, actors and television actors to common citizens come to have darshan and perform manta. According to reports, the temple receives approximately Rs 75 to 125 crores in donations every year. The Siddhivinayak temple is covered with 3.7 kg of gold. A businessman from Kolkata has donated. 

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