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    Golden Temple (Sri Puram)is a Spiritual park situated at the foot of a small range of green hills in a place known as "Thirumalaikodi" in the city of Vellore in Tamil Nadu, India.The Sripuram is the biggest structure made out of gold. Even the Satari, a crown with feet of the lord engraved on it, is made of solid gold weighing 1 kg.

    The outer pathway of the temple is made out in the shape of a Star. The walls of the pathway have inscriptions of teachings of Sakthi amma, Gita, Bible, Quran and the Guru Granth Sahib. Only people who believe in more than one god are allowed to enter the temple. All people have to go through the Star shaped pathway to reach the sanctum. The Inner praharam of the temple resembles the circular structure of the Parliament of India.

    When people come to the Sripuram in order to see the golden temple (Mahalakshmi Temple) they won’t be able to just walk directly from the road to the temple. In order to get there, they will follow a pathway which is laid out in the shape of a star, reason behind that is chanting create good energy and vibrations; certain lines absorb good energy from nature (star shape). The path through Sripuram is in the shape of a star because the star shape absorbs good energy from nature. There will be many messages posted in the Star path.

    Mobile Phones and Cameras are stricty prohibited inside the temple

    By Road

    Vellore is well connected by road. The central bus stand is 12 km from the temple. Buses to Chennai, Bangalore,Coimbatore, Tirupathi,Erode, Trichy,Madurai and Tuticorin are frequent. TNSTC, SETC and KSRTC operate buses between Vellore and other major towns and cities. Private operators such as KPN and Sri Renugambal travels too operate buses to major towns and cities.

    From Chennai - 130 kms From Bangalore (Via Hosur) - 180 kms From Tirupathi - 100 kms

    By Rail

    Vellore's main railway station is at Katpadi, at the northern end of the city. Katpadi junction is 18 km from Sripuram, route CHENNAI ,BANGALORE to VELLORE* (KATPADI) Brindavan Express Lalbagh Express.

    By Air

    The nearest Airport is Chennai (140km), Tirupathi (110km) and Bangalore (220km).

    Accommodations

    Depending on the availability of rooms, can be made by contacting Sripuram through: 0416 2206500

    A/C - Rs.500/- (Double Occupancy) Extra Bed: Rs.150/-
    Non A/C - Rs.300/- (Single Occupancy) Extra Bed: Rs.100/-

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