Sripuram Golden Temple Vellore:
Popularly known as Sripuram Golden Temple, it is an exotic architecture carved in gold. It is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and the temple is is also called as ‘Sri Lakshmi Narayani Temple.
The temple is located on 100 acres of land and has been constructed by the Vellore-based charitable trust, Sri Narayani Peedam, headed by its spiritual leader Sri Sakthi Amma also known as ‘Narayani Amma’. The temple with its gold (1500 kg) covering, has intricate work done by artisans specialising in temple art using gold.
Every single detail was manually created, including converting the gold bars into gold foils and then mounting the foils on copper. Gold foil from 9 layers to 10 layers has been mounted on the etched copper plates. Every single detail in the temple art has significance from the vedas.
The Goddess of Wealth and Prosperity – Goddess Mahalakshmi idol in the inner sanctum fills your mind with joy and spirituality.
Sripuram Golden Temple is a Mahalakshmi temple, which was inaugurated on 24th August, 2007. The temple covering and the sculptures are made of more than 1500 kg of pure gold.
Spread over an area of 4,04,685.642 sq m, this temple is one of the largest golden temples in the world. It was constructed by the Vellore-based Sri Narayani Peedam.
The spiritual leader, Sri Sakthi Amma, who is also known as Narayani Amma, heads this temple. Located eight kilometres from the Vellore Bus Terminus, the temple is well connected.
Golden Temple Vellore Timings:
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM (General Darshan) – Abhishekam is from 4:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Entry Fees: Free
Time Required : 1-2 hours
Vellore Golden Temple Tickets:
Normal Darshan is Free. To touch the Gold Rs.250/-. Need to get tickets directly from the counter, No online booking facility.
Golden Temple Vellore Dress Code:
Any decent dress is good enough. No dress code. you are going to a temple in your hometown with a dress, similarly you can go to the Golden temple at vellore Tamil nadu.
Vellore Bus Stand to Golden Temple:
Temple is located at a distance of 8 km from vellore Bus Station. You can go to temple by Bus or Auto.
Vellor Golden Temple Accommodation: Yes Available
Near by Popular Places to Visit:
- Government Museum
- Amirthi Zoological Park
- Jalagamapaari Falls