India is a diverse country with various cultural patterns. Our country has a temple for every religion. So let’s travel through the affluent temple in India.

1) Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kerala

Based in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. Counted in 108 Divya Desams. The main Deity of this temple is Maha Vishnu or Adi Narayana in the "Anantha Shayanam" posture i.e state of deep sleep with his eyes closed. The temple is a matching replica of the Adikesava Perumal Temple situated in Thiruvattar, Kanyakumari District. The temple has more than$ 1400 million USD assets. Some underground vaults have been opened and cash statues are found in the form of gold, silver, precious stones and etc. Strict dress codes are to be followed and only Hindus are permitted entry temple.

2) Venkateswara Temple, Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh

Located in the Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh. "TEMPLE OF SEVEN HILLS" is the other term given for the temple.Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. During Brahmotsavams and other festivities, the number of devotees rises to 5,00,000 and more. Temple receives the donation in the form of cash, gold, silver which counts to $120million USD. Each and every devotee visiting the temple is given Ladoo as a Prasad.

3) Guruvayurappan Temple, Guruvayoor

Temple dedicated to Sri Krishna and worshipped in his Baby form. Situated in the ThrissurDistrict of Kerala. "DWARKA OF SOUTH INDIA" is the expression given by devotees. Dress codes to be followed severely. Net Assets count to 2500 crores.

4) Vaishno Devi Temple, Katra

One among many in 51 Shakti Peeth. Dedicated to the Hindu Goddess. Also known as Mata Rani, Vaishnavi placed at the altitude of 5200 ft. Known for Moonh Maangi Muradein Poori Karne Wali Mata, i.e whatever Her children wish for, the Mother grants it. Many walks as Mannat but ponies, helicopters, and palanquins are also available. Around 500 crores are the annual income of the temple.

5) Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Maharashtra

Temple is located in Rahata Taluka, District Ahmednagar. He is an avatar of Lord Dattatreya and Lord Shiva. Both Hindus and Muslims admire him as their guru.The temple owns over 32 crores as ornaments and gold. According to recent news, bank officials declined cash counting quoting of less space.

6) Sabarimala Sree Dharma Sastha Temple, Kerala

Temple dedicated to Lord Ayyapan also known as Dharma Sastha. Approximately 50 million devotees visit the temple yearly. Temple is surrounded by forests and mountains. Children under 8 to 10 years of age and women of age 55 and above can visit the temple. Temple net worth is approx 300 crores.

7) Jagannath Temple, Puri

Temple dedicated to Lord Maha Vishnu. Huge devotees gather for its annual rath yatra. Whatever be the number of visitors Prasad is never inadequate though the quantity remains the same throughout. It is a mystery that never resolved. All mercy of Jagannath Prabhu. The net worth of the temple is nearly 250 crores and only 2 vaults have been unopened among 7.

8) Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai

Temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. It was built by Laxman Vithu and Deubai Patil who were a childless couple. This temple was built so that Ganesha could bless other women for infertility. Donation received by the temple counts around 100 million.

9) Mahalaxmi Temple, Kolhapur

Again one among the Shakti Peeth. Temple is dedicated to Mahalakshmi also called as Ambabai. Initially, it was Jain temple later converted into Hindu Temple. The murti of the goddess is made of gemstones weighing around 40 kilos. Net worth computes to around 14 crores.

10) Somnath Temple, Gujarat

Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. One among 12 Jyothirlingam. The architecture of the temple is inspired by the Chalukya style.Located on the western coast of Gujarat. It attracts millions of visitors and tourists every year. It is believed, temple net worth is around 11 crores.



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