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Brief History Of This Temple

Built under the auspices of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, the temple was consecrated in April 1996. It is one of its kind in the state of Telangana. This temple is located between Dilsukh Nagar and LB Nagar, in Vasavi Colony near Kothapet (NH 9). its very famous

Sculpture

Sculpture

Sculpture in this Temple

The design and architecture of the Ashtalakshmi temple were borrowed from the one at Chennai. However, several modifications were made while the construction was initiated. The Ashtalakshmi temple is a fine example of a collective endeavor. People from many quarters came forward to donate liberally. It took five years of non-stop work and a total expenditure of Rs 10 million for the magnificent Ashtalakshmi temple to take its present form. The well-known architect, Padmashri S.M. Ganapati Sthapathi, and M. Mathiyalagan Sthapathi conceived the structure and design. About 134 vigrahams of lesser-known gods adorn the mahagopuram. Although built of sand and cement, the Ashtalakshmi temple reveals the remarkable dexterity of the artists. Installed inside are idols of Adilakshmi, Aishwaryalakshmi, Santanalakshmi, Dhanalakshmi, Dhanyalakshmi, Gajalakshmi, Vijayalakshmi and Varalakshmi. Depicting these eight postures, the idols are adorned with gold and kasula Peru necklace and other necklaces. If one is all praise for the richly ornamented idols inside the temple, one is equally agog to see the intricately carved designs on the temple gopuram. Proposals are in the offing to construct a two-storeyed Kalyana Mandapam at a cost of Rs 15 million and an Archaka nilayam residential quarters for the priests.

Temple Events

Temple Events

Events related to this Temple

6.00AM TO 12.00 NOON&5.00 PM TO 9.00PM) FRIDAY (6.00AM TO 1.00NOON&5.00 PM TO 10.00PM) SUNDAY (6.00AM TO 1.00 NOON&5.00 PM TO9.00PM)

Map

Map

Map of this Temple

Ashtalakshmi Temple Hyderabad Dilsukhnagar

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