Sripuram Golden Temple is located at the southern end of the city of vellore,at Tirumalaikodi. The temple with gold covering, has intricate work done by artisans specializing in temple art using gold. This temple is dedicated to the Goddess Mahalakshmi. Proper name of this temple is "Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple"
Sripuram Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple is the largest Golden Temple in the world, with over 1.5 tonnes of gold used. The famous golden temple is located among the small green mountains in an area malaikodi. Golden temple has complicated statues, created by hundreds of expert gold decorators; those have specialization in temple decoration. The exterior part of gold temple is covered with gold plates and sheets, with made considered to have total cost of about 300 crore. The Sripuram Golden Temple was built in a short span of 7 years.The entire temple was designed by Amma, as conceived through the divine vision. Devotees hail the temple as 'one of the wonders of the world' and say that it is the only temple covered fully with gold.
The main Sripuram Golden Temple are covered completely in gold.
The Sripuram Golden Temple has nine to fifteen manually prepared layers of
The Golden Temple is adorned with man-made sculptures, ornately decorated
pillars and roof.
It is estimated that over 600 Crores of Indian Rupees was spent to
construct a true Golden Temple for Goddess Mahalakshmi.
The Temple with pure gold covering has intricate carvings and sculptures in
Sripuram-Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple is the largest Golden temple in
the world, with over 1.5 tonnes of gold used.
The Temple absorbs maximum energy from nature, which creates peace and
brings rest to the devotees who walk through the starpath.
The ultimate purpose of the Golden Temple is to create righteousness and
transformation in human beings.
One has to walk along the star path to reach the temple in the middle,
which is laid by messages from Sri Sakthi Amma and from different faiths and
Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
Do maintain silence and recite Om Namahsivaya or your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only
Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
Do not smoke at Temple.
Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.