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The word “Golden Temple” instantly makes people thinks of Amritsar and the topmost Body of the Sikh's pride. There is a “Golden Temple" surmised over 600 Crores of Indian Rupees spent, to build up a true Golden Temple for Goddess Mahalakshmi. 

The golden temple of Sripuram is a holy park situated at the base of a small range of green hills. These ranges are known as Malaikodi and are located in Vellore, six kilometers away from Tamil Nadu.

Enchanting view of the Golden Temple 

It was built in a short span of 7 years. It was initiated on August 24, 2007. Amma, as perceived through the divine vision planned the entire temple.  Besides the 400 copper and gold smiths there are more from the Tirupathi Thirumala Devasthanam who are said to have worked for six years to make the Rs. 600-crore golden temple located on 55,000 sq ft of land on a 100-acre good stretch in Malaikodi. 

The Mahalakshmi temple or Lakshmi Narayani temple whose Ardha Mandapam’ and 'Vimanam’ and ‘have been covered with pure gold both in the interior and exterior of temple. This temple is the most outstanding feature of Sripuram Golden temple. 

The Golden Temple is one of the largest temples in the world with over 1.5 tonnes of Gold used to make it one of the wonders of the World.  The entire gold work was done by specialized artisans using gold. Each and every single detail was manually carved, as well as modifying the gold hunks into gold foils and then framing the gold foils on copper. 

There is another significant feature which is the star-shaped path in the Sripuram temple , that stands in the middle of the lush green ground, and is over 1.8 km in length. One has to walk along the star path to reach the temple in the middle, where messeges by "Amma" are laid from the The Bible, Gita and Quran.
When one enter the temple one cannot leave the place with an inspiration to find the divinity within him, and enables them to transform themselves in powerful human beings. "Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore, get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding."

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