Tirupati temple to build super-specialty hospital for children

Amaravati: The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has announced developing a 100 beds super-specialty hospital for children in Tirupati town. Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will lay foundation for the hospital on children’s day on November 14. The TTD plans to run the hospital temporarily in the old block at the BIRRD (Balaji Institute of […]

Temple of Lord Ram’s

“Once the Ram Temple is built, devotees will flock Ayodhya to have a glimpse of Lord Ram, as well as Badhi Devkaali temple. I am confident that people become aware of this temple’s importance and they will visit in large numbers,” Pathak told PTI.

TDB to monetise gold in temples

Pointing out that there was opposition from some quarters to the initiative, Mr. Vasu said the TDB would approach the High Court after evaluation of the gold and seek its permission to go ahead. The High Court has to grant permission for any high-value transaction by the Devaswom boards for non-temple utilisation.

Tirupati temple to draw monthly interest on Rs 12,000 crore deposits due to cash crunch

TTD deposits surplus gold– donated by devotees but never used for decoration of the Lord– in nationalised banks as per an order from the state government in 2,000. When the RBI brought in gold monetisation scheme in 2015, the TTD deposited 5,387 kgs of gold in State Bank of India, 1,938 kgs in Indian Overseas […]

Ram Janmabhoomi Trust submits temple master plan to Ayodhya authority for approval, deposits Rs 65000 fee

“For Mandir construction, copper plates will be used to fuse stone blocks with each other. The plates should be 18 inches long, 30 mm wide & 3 mm in depth.10,000 such plates may be required in total structure. We call upon Shri Rambhakts to donate such copper plates to the trust,” the Trust said in […]

Bus services suspended in Solapur ahead of VBA rally for reopening of temples

‘Reducing inflow’Barricades as high as eight to 10 feet have been erected to prevent protesters from storming the temple, which sees lakhs of visitors each year. The administration is hoping the suspension of bus services would reduce the inflow of protesters into the district.

Prakash Ambedkar to protest in Pandharpur demanding opening of temples

Pandharpur Taluka has seen 50 deaths and 2472 total Covid 19 positive cases and 702 are active which are highest among all the Talukas in Solapur. VBA spokesperson told Mumbai Mirror, “Markets, salons and other commercial places have opened in the phase wise unlocking but temples are yet not opened. We are demanding that temples […]

Shiv Sena slams BJP for demanding the reopening of temples in Maharashtra

Sena further questioned BJP that on what basis is the demand being made. Moreover, Sena declared that people will not get the tag for being ‘Hinduwadi’ or ‘secular’ for opening or closing religious places at the time of a global pandemic wherein ‘Gods are under lockdown.’

Baby elephant in Dharmasthala temple named as Shivani

Its mother Lakshmi and its grandmother Latha were with the calf on the occasion. All the three elephants were decorated for the naming ceremony. The calf, decorated with balloons, played with water stored in a plastic bucket for sometime on the occasion. The temple had arranged a feast of fruits, vegetables, and sugarcane to all […]

Pandharpur police barricade roads leading to the temple

The Vanchit Bahijan Aghadi president Prakash Ambedkar has threatened to enter into famous temple along with other devotees. Several warkari organisations (pilgrims) have extended their support to VBA agitation that demands the opening of religious places across Maharashtra.