As a diversified territory, India is better known as a place where religion is of paramount importance. Although we have advanced towards modernism, our culture, customs and religion are well preserved. Many ancient temples still stand directly to tell the stories of India's rich religious traditions. Some of these temples are still working and among the richest temples in India. Some of the rich temples are not ancient, but there are numerous followers and fans in this list.
This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The temple of Padmanabhaswamy is Lord Vishnu (Diwanadish) 108 holy houses. The place of Thiruvananthapuram is also named after Lord Vishnu, literally meaning "Land of Sri ananta Padmanabhaswamy". This temple is also mentioned in many great epics and myths. Some scholars believe that the temple was established 5000 years ago on the first day of the Kali-yuga. Padmanabhaswamy temple is the rich temple India has a value of 1.2 million crores or 1.2 trillion ($ 21 billion).
Tirupati Balaji is one of the rich temples of India. It is a temple in Chitur district of Andhra Pradesh. It is Lord Venkateswara, Lord Vishnu is a form. Daily visited nearly 50,000 to 100,000 fans and during the festival, the number was more than 500,000 visitors. This temple came after the temple of Padma Bhushan in terms of wealth. One of the main characters in the temple is a haircut. It is believed that once Balaji was hit by the shepherd on his head, then there was silence in that area. Nehra's goddess, a scent princess has fallen into her baldness and planted her hair on the head of Lord of Majazza Lord's such a beautiful face cannot bear any error. The Lord came to know about his sacrifice and promised that all the devotees who came to him would give him hair, they organized the auction of hair a few times a year by the organization of the Goddess. International buyers are purchasing more than $ 6 million dollars in temple treasures
Vaishno Devi, among the oldest and richest temples of India, is situated in the mountains of Jammu and Kashmir, about 14 kilometers away from Kashmir. The temple is dedicated to the goddess Shakti Mata Vaishno Devi. The temple is visited by nearly 8 million pilgrims every year and after the temple of Tirumala Venkateswara, Vaishno Devi is the second spectacular pilgrim.
Somnath Temple, Gujarat
The Somnath Temple is situated on the west coast of Gujarat and is dedicated to Shiva. Somnath means 'the moon god protector' and it is believed that the temple was built by moon God by the gold in the honor of Shiva. The temple was destroyed and rebuilt many times. The Somnath Temple was recreated in Silver by Ravana, Lord Krishna by Wood and the rocks of stones in the kings. It was recently removed by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in 1951. The architecture of the temple is built in Chalukya style
Siddhivinak Mandir is located in Mumbai and is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. This temple is visited by famous and wealthy people and celebrities. Siddhinayak Temple was built on 18 November 1801 by Laksmanvitu and Deubai Patil. Siddhivinayak Temple is among the richest temples in Mumbai. The temple receives nearly 100-500 million rupees for every year.
The temple of Meenakshisundareshwarar is located in Madurai, Tamilnadu and dedicated to Lord Shiva (Sundareshwarar) and Parvati (Meenakshi). According to a legend, it is the same place where Lord Vishnu gave the hand of Parvati to Lord Shiva. Every day, about 15,000 visitors to the temple and Friday number goes to 25,000. The 985 carved pillars are actually the beauty of the temple as well as the pilgrim architecture.
Jagannath Temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath (Universe of Lord) and located in Orissa This temple is very valuable for Lord Krishna and worshipers of Vishnu. Jagannath Temple is a pilgrimage of “CHAR DHAMS” that Hindus once again have their lifetime. Jagannath Temple's annual Rath Yatra is particularly famous.
Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Kashi Vishwanath temple is situated on the western bank of the river Ganges in Varanasi and dedicated to Lord Shiva. The chief deity of the temple is known as Vishwanatha or Vishveshwar, which means the ruler of the universe. It is believed that by visiting the temple and bathing the Ganges in the holy river, there can be a way of Moksha (liberation).