India has its own religious beliefs and being a land of diverse culture and different religious beliefs, we have a major share of temples here and often devotees reach out to these destinations to offer their prayers or to find solace.
Most of these temples have been built many decades ago and are known all over the world for its architecture and the idols of sacred entities. All these temples have seen some renovations and with the help of donations from the devotees, the temple is managed by the trusts.
Most of these devotees have utmost faith in their god and believe that all that is given is by god and in return they have donated millions, sacks of gold, diamonds and it all belongs to the temple trust. Here are the temples which earn in millions every year.
Richest Temples of India
1.Shirdi Saibaba, Shirdi
Sai Baba was a Saint and an Indian spiritual master who was widely respected. He was widely revered by both Muslim and Hindu devotees as it remained uncertain if he was a Hindu or a Muslim. He is worshiped all around the world and preached self-realization. The temple has ornaments and jewelry worth approx. Rs 32 crore and gets Rs 200 crore in donations every year.
- Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kerala
It is been credited as the richest temple of India and the world. Situated in Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala and has been in the news for retrieving enormous wealthy from the temple. In 2011 approximately Rs 1,00,000 crore was found from 5 secret cellars of the temple. It has a Golden Idol of Mahavishnu worth Rs 500 Crore and many other treasures.
3.Vaishno Devi Temple, Jammu
The cave of Vaishno Devi is situated in Jammu and at an altitude of 5200 ft. The temple is dedicated to Vaishno Devi also referred to as Mata Rani. Around 10 million pilgrims visit the mountains of Trikuta where the shrine is located. This temple gets 500 crores as its annual income.
- Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai
Shree Ganesh is the god who is worshipped first before starting any venture in India. He is known to eradicate any hurdle or hindrance. This temple located In Mumbai makes Rs 100 crores in donations every year.