Birla Mandir (Hyderabad, India) Reviews
Description:The Hindu temple of Lord Venkateshwara, built of white marble and located in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. / The ... more
Newest Review: ... said that the family are now so superstitious that they fear that if they stop building temples, the money will stop rolling in. Consequently there's pretty much been a temple getting built somewhere in India ever since they started. They seem to be a modest bunch though as I've not been able to find any Birla websites to tell me more but I suspect that the one in Delhi was the first and ... more
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by - written on 19/01/10 (Very useful, 105 readings)
The Birla Mandir - or Birla Temple - in Hyderabad was the second of the Birla Mandirs that I have visited, the other being the one in Jaipur. I visited that first one on Christmas Day 1996 during the first of my visits to India. Aside from being so white that it almost glowed in the moonlight and floodlighting, not too much of the visit stuck in my mind except the tale we were told that it had been built by a famous rich man and his family. I didn't give it a lot more thought until recently. ~ The Birlas and Their Pots of Money ~ Between that first visit to India and our recent visit to Hyderabad I'd come across the Birla family name many times. I ... Read the complete review
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