Sabari temple collects Rs 2.16 crore in a fortnight
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Last Updated: Friday, December 03, 2010, 21:04
  
Sabarimala: A sum of Rs 28.16 crore has been received by Sabarimala temple in Kerala in the first 15 days of the ongoing pilgrimage by way of offerings by devotees.

According to a temple release, this marked an increase of over Rs 2 crore compared to the corresponding period last year.

The proceeds from the distribution of 'arvana' prasdam touched Rs 11,54,73,100 while the collection from 'appam' stood at Rs 2,57,51,640.

Cash offerings from the pilgrims touched Rs 11,10,85,950.

Thousands of devotees, mostly from the southern states, have been thronging the temple since the 'madala' season pilgrimage began in mid-November.

PTI


First Published: Friday, December 03, 2010, 21:04


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