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Richest Temples In India

Richest Temples In India

1. Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kerala
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kerala
Padmanabhaswamy temple is located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is the richest Hindu temple in the world. In terms of assets gold and precious stones, it is the wealthiest place of worship of any kind, in the recorded history of the world. It is believed to be worth at least $18 billion of gold, silver and precious jewels.
2. Sri Tirumala Tirupati Venkateswara Temple, Andhra Pradesh
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Venkateswara Swamy Temple is located in the hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, an incarnation of Vishnu. It is the richest temple in the world in terms of donations received and wealth, and the most-visited place of worship in the world. It is believed to be worth at least $7.6 billion, total property of the temple.
3. Shirdi Saibaba Shrine, Mumbai
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Shirdi is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.. Shirdi is famous temple of Shri Sai Baba. It was established in 1922 to carry out the services of Shri Sai Baba. It is believed to be temple’s treasure has the total 280 kg of gold, 3,000 kg of silver and diamonds worth $.5 million. This makes the temple, one of the richest temples of the world.
4. Shree Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai
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Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh. It is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is one of the richest temples in Mumbai. It is believed to be worth 158 kg of gold offerings, about $67 million.
5. Golden Temple, Amritsar
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Golden Temple is the holiest Sikh gurdwara located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. The city was founded in 1574 by the fourth Sikh guru, Guru Ram Das. There are four doors to get into the Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), which symbolise the openness of the Sikhs towards all people and religions. The main temple building parts are decorated with wooden panels and elaborate gold, silver, diamonds, and precious gems and stones.
6. Vaishno Devi Temple, Jammu
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Vaishno Devi Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess, located at the Trikuta Mountains, Jammu and Kashmir, India. More than 10 million pilgrims visit this shrine every year. Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Rani, Trikuta and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Hindu Mother Goddess Mahalakshmi. According to a report, Mata Vaishno Devi temple gets a donation of about $76 per year which brings this temple into this list of richest temples.
7. Jagannath Temple, Puri
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Jagannath Temple of Puriis a famous, sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Jagannath. It is located on the eastern coast of India, at Puri in the state of Odisha. The temple is an important pilgrimage destination for many Hindu traditions, particularly worshippers of god Krishna and god Vishnu. There are thousand acres of land which is donated by many Kings and former landlords which make the temple, one of the richest temples in India.
8. Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
Meenakshi Amman Temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is dedicated to Parvati, known as Meenakshi, and her consort, Shiva, here named Sundareswarar. The temple forms the heart and lifeline of the 2,500-year-old city of Madurai. The temple gets a large amount of money through donation every year.
9. Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi
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Kashi Vishvanath Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India, the holiest existing place of Hindus. The Varanasi city is also called Kashi, and hence the temple is popularly called Kashi Vishvanath Temple. Millions of Peoples visit this temple per year.
10. Somnath Temple, Gujarat
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Somnath temple is one of the oldest temples in India and is the first among the 12 Jyotilings of Lord Shiva. The temple is considered sacred and holy due to many legends connected to it in many different ways. The word Somnath means “Lord of the Soma”. This temple is located in Gujrat, India. This temple attacked and destroyed many times in history. It also a large amount of donations, golds, silvers and other precious stones.

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