AMRITSAR in Punjab is famous for its Golden Temple.Likewise another Golden Temple has been built at SREEPURAM in VELLORE district of TAMILNADU.It has been built by SREE SAKTHI AMMA of NARAYANI SITHAR PEEDAM.
It is situated at an area of 100 acres.It is built with 1500 kg of GOLD which costs Rs.300 crores.The construction was started by 2007 and on august 24,2007, it was opened for public view.Three thousand people were employed in the construction.
The primary God of the temple is LAKSHMI NARAYANI,a hindu goddess.The height of the statue is about NINE FEET which is situated at the heart of the temple.The statue is placed in a LOTUS made of gold.The height of Temple Tower is 48 feet.
The temple is divided into three rooms.These rooms contain about 50 sculptures of brilliant architecture.There is a pond of about 9 feet deep around this temple.During nights, in the midst of electric lights,we can see the glittering reflection of the pond.It is really a beautiful sight.
To reach the heart of the temple,we have to cross a star shaped path with 13 bends.Along the sides of the path ,there are about 200 sculptures .The quotes required for the human life,has been written in more than 100 places inside the temple.The songs playing in the temple, make the mind calm.
Temple is opened for public sight ,from morning eight to evening eight .In week days, nearly 50,000 people are visiting the temple,whereas in weekend,the rate doubles.Here festivals like Navarathri and Diwali are being celebrated in a grand manner.cellphones and cameras are banned inside the temple.
WITH BEAUTIFUL STREAMS ,LOVELY FLOWERS,HOLY TREES,THE TEMPLE LOOKS LIKE A HEAVEN