India is very famous for its religious places, especially old temples. The temple is a ray of hope for a devotee where he offers some prayers to his lord and donates some money to the temple as an offering to him. Because of which now some temples have become so rich that you cannot even guess. So let’s know about the top 5 richest temples of India.
5. Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai
Siddhivinayak Temple is the most popular temple in the city of dreams. Every day around 30000 people come to visit this richest temple in Mumbai. Here the income per year ranges from 48 crores to 128 crores.
Here the main temple of Ganesh Ji is covered with a layer of 3.7 kg gold. And the idol of Ganesh Ji made of black stone here is about 2 years old.
4. Vaishno Devi Mandir
Mata Vaishno Devi Temple, located in Katra city of Jammu and Kashmir, is one of the oldest temples as well as one of the richest temples in India.
Every year about 1 crore pilgrims come to visit this temple. Because of which it is the second-largest visited temple in India. The income per year here is about 500 crores and at the same time, 1200 kg of gold is also near this temple.
3. Shirdi Saibaba Temple
People make offerings of about 3.50 crores there every year. Because of which Shirdi Sai Baba Temple is the third richest temple in India. That’s why there is jewelry worth about 32 crores here. The income of this temple per year is about 540 crores.
2. Tirumala Tirupati Venkateswara Temple
Tirumala Tirupati Venkateswara Temple is the second richest temple in India. But if we talk about getting the offerings to the temple, then it is the richest temple in the world. And this is because this temple receives about 650 crores of offerings every year.
In this temple, there are 14000 permanent employees as well as a pension fund of 115 crores. But the surprising thing is that they have four and a half thousand kilos of gold. Which is deposited in the State Bank of India.
The temple gets around Rs 90 crore from the sale of laddus for a year. Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams manages this temple. And this temple also has a property of about 50,000 crores worldwide.
1. Padmanabhaswamy Temple
India’s richest temple is in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, whose name is Padmanabhaswamy Temple. There are 6 secret cellars in this temple. Out of which five cellars were opened in June 2011 in front of a committee of seven people. And what was found out of it, a treasure of more than one lakh crores?
Thousands of years old diamond jewels were found in this treasure. And a 4 feet tall idol of Lord Shiva made of gold was also found. The cost of this idol is around 500 crores.
An 18 feet long and 2.5 kg gold necklace found from this treasure is wearing the idol of Vishnu. And this treasure belongs to the royal family named Trivankur.
One of the 6 cellars of this temple has not been opened to date. And no one has any idea of how much treasure can be inside it.
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