A devotee living in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday donated a gold conch and chakra worth about Rs 2 crores to the famous Tirupati Balaji Temple in Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh.
A temple official said that after worshiping Lord (Balaji), the devotee Thangadurai handed over three and a half kilogram gold conch and chakra to the temple authorities. Thangadurai hails from Theni in Tamil Nadu.
The official said that the main deity of the ancient temple will be decorated with these ornaments. The official quoted the devotee as saying that the devotee had become seriously ill during the lockdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and has donated it on completion of his wishes.
Andhra Pradesh: A devotee from Theni in Tamil Nadu says he has donated golden ‘Sankha’ and ‘Chakra’ worth approximately Rs 2 crores to Balaji Temple in Tirumala. pic.twitter.com/dk2EBtSeeA— ANI (@ANI) February 24, 2021