The devotees also donated 696 grams of gold and three
kilograms of silver ornaments during the festival. The temple
trust also earned a revenue of Rs 60 lakh through the sale of
prasadam, sources from Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust added.
Four lakh devotees from different parts of the
country, including Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Chalisgaon had
poured in large numbers to take part in the festival.
A New Delhi-based devotee, who did not reveal his name,
donated a crown made of gold worth Rs 15 lakh to Shri Saibaba
on that day.
Shirdi: The Shri Saibaba Samadhi
temple has received Rs 3.9 crore in the form of cash donations
during the Ram Navmi festival that was celebrated last week,
sources said here.
First Published: Wednesday, April 04, 2012, 10:53