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Laxminarayan Temple, Sripuram: Know The Religious Belief and Significance

Laxminarayan Temple, Sripuram: Know The Religious Belief and Significance

Laxmi Narayan Temple: Golden Temple

Thirumalai Kodi, 7 km from Vellore in Milanadu has a Sri Lakshmi Narayani temple made of gold. It's known as the Golden Temple of South India. 1500 kg of gold has been used in it.

A statue of Lord Narayana and Goddess Lakshmi is installed inside the main temple. The temple also includes different main idols like Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha and Hanuman. Also there's a statue in the temple premises dedicated to Lord Buddha. The idol of Goddess Durga is put in on the left side of the temple.

The temple is spread over a campus of about 7.5 acres and the temple has been constructed in a campus of about 0.52 acres. And many fountains, ancient sculptures and national inscriptions are also in-built its premises.

This temple is the main heart of attraction for travelers coming to Delhi. This temple attracts millions of devotees during Janmashtami and Diwali.

How special is this temple?

Vellore is one of the most special cities in Tamil Nadu state. About 145 km from Chennai. This metropolis is very important from a historic point of view. There's a Sri Lakshmi Narayani temple made of gold at Thirumalai Kodi, 7 km from Vellore.

Simply as the Golden Temple of Amritsar in North India could be very beautiful as well as world well-known, equally it's the Golden Temple of South India, which has used the most gold in its building.

It didn't take a lot gold to build any temple in the world

It took 7 years to build this gold-built temple, which is constructed on almost 100 acres of land. Around 15,000 kg of pure gold has been used in the building of Mahalaxmi temple. More than 300 crores was invested within the construction of the Golden Temple.

No gold has been used within the construction of any temple on the planet, as it was put in in this Lakshmi-Narayan temple. When the light is done in this temple at night, then the glow of gold is value seeing. This temple was opened for darshan on 24 August 2007.

Temple complex

Darshanarthi enters from the south of the temple advanced and walks around the clockwise to come to the east route, from the place, after seeing Lord Sri Lakshmi Narayan inside the temple, then come to the east and come out from the south. Also, there is a small pond in the north in the temple complex.

Burning of Deepmala sparkles gold temple

There is also a Deepmala about 27 feet high within the temple complex. On burning it, the temple made of gold, the way it starts to shine, the scene is worth seeing.

This Deepmala is beautiful as well as has religious significance. After seeing Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi in the temple, all devotees consider it mandatory to visit this Deepmala.

The temple was in-built 1870

The head of the temple, Sanjay Tiwari and Ptonkar Prasad, state that the temple was based in 1870, one and a half years ago. Devotees come to the temple daily to wish for the happiness and prosperity of the family. On the night of Diwali, there's a flow of devotees.

The only Ganesh temple of Budhapara

In the only temple of Lord Ganesha in front of Budhatlab, there may be an influx of devotees to see after Lakshmi Puja. The priest of the temple, Pt. Virendra Shukla, said that there was a small Ganesh idol under the Peepal tree. Devotees from around the area renovated the temple during 1990. Being the one temple of Ganesha, devotees from far and wide come here and ask for a vow.

History of Lakshmi Narayan Temple

Talking about the history of this temple, this temple was originally built by Veer Singh Dev in 1622, after which Prithvi Singh renovated it in 1793. In 1938, the Birla Group, a big industrial family in India, expanded and revived it.

Speaking about its structure, this temple is constructed within the Orion type. The outside of the temple is manufactured from white marble and crimson sandstone, paying homage to the Mughal type. The temple has two-storey verandas on three sides and gardens and fountains in the rear.

Artificial hills, caves, waterfalls, and so forth. have been built along with the yagyasala behind the Lakshminarayan temple. Also, Geeta Bhawan is located, the place there are huge idols of Lord Krishna and Mahabharata paintings. On the one hand, a glimpse of the life of Lord Buddha can be seen.


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