Travancore Maharaja on temple treasure
Jul 12, 2011
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Jul 5, 2011
Kerala News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Friday October 9, 2015
For almost an hour, the country's top court today discussed and debated whether the Sanskrit shlokas Venkatesa Suprabhatham, a morning chant, can be recited to wake up Lord Vishnu at the Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday April 25, 2014
Former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai today said he is "honoured" to be chosen by the Supreme Court to supervise the special audit of the property of Kerala's famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple and added that he would carry out the "difficult" task sincerely.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 19, 2014
There are "serious lapses" in management of Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple and the invaluable wealth its underground vaults contain, according to a report submitted in Supreme Court by the amicus curiae that favoured a direction for scientific audit of the treasure.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday July 6, 2012
The Supreme Court appointed Experts Committee for scientifically documenting priceless treasures of the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram has resumed its work by opening another underground vault.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 20, 2012
The experts' committee constituted by the Supreme Court for inventorying and scientifically documenting the priceless treasures found in the vaults of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple here commenced its work today.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 20, 2012
The experts' committee constituted by the Supreme Court for inventorying and scientifically documenting the priceless treasures found in the vaults of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram commenced its work today.
Kerala News | TP Sreenivasan, The New York Times | Monday January 30, 2012
A committee appointed by the Supreme Court of India will return to the vaults of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram on the southern tip of India in the second week of February. Their task: try to put a value on what is believed to be the largest temple treasure in the world.
Thiruvananthapuram News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 6, 2012
The Supreme Court appointed Committee on scientific documentation of treasures locked up in the vaults of famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here will be following standards set up by the International Council of Museum in carrying out the task entrusted to it.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday October 15, 2011
The process of scientific documentation of the treasure at Kerala's Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple will begin on November 9. This was decided today at a meeting of the expert panel appointed by the Supreme Court.
Thiruvananthapuram News | A Vaidyanathan | Friday September 16, 2011
The Supreme Court is likely to decide today whether or not to open the sixth vault of Kerala's 16th century Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple.
Thiruvananthapuram News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday August 24, 2011
The controversy over the priceless treasure in Kerala's Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple refuses to die down. Veteran Marxist leader and former Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan has said that he will approach the Supreme Court against the custodians of the temple-- the Travancore Royal Family, for allegedly smuggling its wealth. The Marxist leade...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday August 13, 2011
The priceless treasure in Kerala's Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple should not be moved out of the shrine. That is what a group of astrologers have concluded after conducting a four-day ritual called devaprasnam to find out the "will of the deity."
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 29, 2011
The four metal detectors placed at the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple - estimated to house treasure valued at Rs 1 lakh crore - are faulty, police said on Friday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 26, 2011
Kerala on Tuesday created a new post of the rank of a superintendent of police to specifically protect the treasure estimated at Rs.1 lakh crore found in the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram.
India News | Vaidyanathan | Thursday July 21, 2011
Should the underground chambers referred to as Secret Vault B be opened at Kerala's famous Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple? The Supreme Court has set up a committee to decide the contentious issue.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 20, 2011
While discovery of huge treasures from vaults of the famed Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala's capital has revived interest in history and culture of Travancore, a silent film made in 1933 focussing on a turbulent phase in the princely state's history has been taken out of the box where it has been lying unseen for decades.
Thiruvananthapuram News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 11, 2011
A chain-snatching incident has been reported in the Padmanabhaswamy temple which has been put under heightened security vigil following the unearthing of a treasure trove.The chain was snatched from a woman devotee yesterday while she was waiting for 'darshan' in front of the sanctum sanctorum of the temple which has been witnessing an unprecedente...
India News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 8, 2011
The head of the Travancore royal family renounced on Friday any personal claim to billions of dollars' worth of ancient treasure discovered in a temple in the kingdom his ancestors once ruled."The royal family is not claiming anything. No part belongs to the family," said KK Venugopal, a lawyer representing the descendants of the erstwhile rulers o...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday July 6, 2011
The question we asked is What Should Be Done with the Rs 90,000 crore (and counting) treasure discovered at the Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala. Here's our Top 10 pick for surfer comments. Please note some comments have been shortened. Comment by Kishore They are the symbol of our heritage. We have to keep them in Museum. A share from ...
India News | Vaidyanathan | Wednesday July 6, 2011
The Supreme Court has ordered that Rs. 90,000 crores worth of treasure found at a Kerala temple will now be filmed and photographed. The statues, some made in gold, and a jaw-dropping array of jewels have been discovered at the 16th-century Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram. (Kerala temple treasure: Should God's riches be used for p...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 5, 2011
The huge treasures found in Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram were the "exclusive property" of Travancore royal family that dedicated their kingdom to the presiding deity of the temple, Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi said today. "For long the erstwhile royal family was the custodian of the temple and they dedicted th...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday July 5, 2011
Is the 16th century Sree Pasmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala on its way to become the richest shrine in India? Ornaments and valuables reportedly worth a whopping one lakh crore rupees were found in the secret cellars of the temple. The temple is being run by a trust constituted by the Travancore Royal Family.The Supreme Court ha...
India News | Associated Press | Monday July 4, 2011
A vast treasure trove of billions of dollars in gold coins, jewels and precious stones unearthed at a Hindu temple in India was expected to grow further in value Monday as officials opened the last two secret vaults sealed for nearly 150 years.The discovery has instantly turned the 16th-century Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple into one of the wealthiest...