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Temple of Gold

Temples made of gold are common in India. But it is not common if a temple is made of 15,000 kg of pure yellow metal. Lakshmi Narayani temple in Vellore has gold covering, has intricate work done by artisans specializing in temple art using gold. Every single detail was manually created, including converting the gold chunks 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.

Updated : 29 June 2015, 02:52 PM