• Temples of India

    “As I entered into the sanctimonious shrine, I was astounded by the glory of God’s house.” Some of the temples of India are not only rich with devotees but also have an abundance of wealth. The influential abodes of God have an enormous bounty that reflects in the ways of ...
  • Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

    Located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is a shrine devoted to Lord Vishnu. This hallowed place is one of the wealthiest temples in India. Its assets belong to Lord Padmanabhaswamy, and are controlled by a trust run by the Royal family of Travancore. The temple has a heavy treasury ...
  • Tirupati Balaji Temple, Andhra Pradesh

    Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is held in high respect by Hindus world over. Millions seek to pay homage at this venerated shrine situated at the hill town of Tirumala. The Temple is one of the richest in India as devotees willfully donate money, precious jewels, diamonds and gold to the temple ...
  • Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

    Built over the ‘Samadhi’ of Shree Sai Baba, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple is some 296 kms from Mumbai city. The holy sanctuary is one of the richest temples in India.  The temple houses a beautiful idol of the Sai Baba of Shirdi. Shirdi Sai Baba was an Indian guru and ...
  • Shree Siddhivinayak Temple

    Situated at Prabhadevi in Mumbai, Sree Siddhivinayak Temple is devoted to Lord Ganesha, the remover of obstacles. One of the most coveted Hindu places of worship, Shree Siddhiviniyak Shrine is also the richest temple in India. The temple receives donations of around 100 to150 millions every year, which makes it Mumbai ...
  • Golden Temple

    Located in the ‘Guru ki Nagri’, Amritsar, Punjab, The Golden Temple is a well known Sikh Gurudwara. Over one lakh people visit this holy shrine every year. It houses the pious text ‘Guru Granth Sahib’ in its premises. It is considered to be the most beautiful and ornate temple in ...
  • Portrait of Adele Bloch - Bauer1by Gustav Klimt, an artwork worth its weight in gold

    The dazzling portrait of Adele Bloch Baur by Gustav Klimt is a piece de resistance. According to reports, it was purchased by Ronald Lauder for a magnanimous $135 in 2006. The object d’art is sheer gold, silver and oil on canvas. The intricate illustration took three years to get completed. ...
  • Woman 3 by William de Kooning, a recherché art

    In November 2006, ‘Woman 3’ an exquisite painting by William de Kooning was sold by David Geffen to billionaire Steven A. Cohen for $137.5 million. The pictorialization is one of the series of six paintings by de Kooning, the central theme of all being a woman. The prized art work ...
  • No. 5 1948 by Jackson Pollock, a painting that smites

    In 2006, a Mexican financier, David Martinez laid his hands on ‘No.5 1948’ for an exorbitant $140 million. The valuable painting by the American artist, Jackson Pollock becomes the second most expensive ever sold to someone, privately or at an auction. The transcendental design depicted on this artwork runs on ...
  • Pablo Picasso’s ‘La Reve’, worth a king’s ransom

    Another treasured piece of art ‘La Reve’ by the reputed artist, Pablo Picasso, was procured by Steven Cohen, owner of SAC Capital Advisors LP, for $155. According to sources, ‘the amount is the largest ever paid by any U.S collector of artworks. ‘La Reve’ painting has attracted maximum yearnings of ...