Saturday, December 12, 2015

Siripuram Golden Temple Vellore

Siripuram Golden Temple Vellore

Golden Temple Vellore also known as Siripuram Mahalakshmi Temple, is a religious center located among the small green mountains in an area called TiruMalaikodi.  It is located on the way to Anaicut, on Usoor Road. This Temple was inaugurated on 15th Aug 2007. This temple is made from pure gold and one of the best Hindu architecture. Temple is built on 100 acres land. It was constructed and maintained by Sri Narayani Peetam  Vellore. Sri Narayni Peetam lead by religious Guru Sakthi Amma also known as Narayani Amma. Temp.e is a vision of 30 year old spiritual guru Sri Sakthi Amma.
About 15000 Kg gold has been used in the construction of this Maha Lakshmi Mandir and more than 300 crores has been spent in building this temple. It took nearly 7 years to construct Golden Temple Vellore. Estimated that 400 goldsmiths and copper-smiths participated in building this temple. About twelve layers of gold foils have been pasted on copper sheets embossed with the designs of Gods and fixed on the walls.The whole interior of the temple has been constructed with pure gold. The Temple is located in the center of a star shaped compartment.
Only people who believe in more than one god are allowed to enter the temple. All devotees have to go through the star shaped pathway to reach the sanctum. Sri MahaLakshmi idol inside the sanctum is made of 70 kg pure gold.

Golden Temple Vellore Darshan

There is 2 types of Darshan, one is free and other type is paid. Paid ticket cost Rs.250/ devotee and will have immediate access to darshan. Free darshan will take 2 -3 hours, depends on the crowd. 

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