Rs 28 lakh Worth Gold Crown Donated by Italian Women to Shirdi Saibaba TempleFebruary 10, 2017 11:05
In an act of kindness, a 72-year-old Italian woman, who is a strong devotee of Saibaba, has donated a gold crown worth about Rs 28 lakh to the famous Saibaba Temple in Shirdi.
"Selini Doloras alias Sai Durga yesterday donated the gold crown, weighing around 855 gms and studded with gems, to the temple", Shri Saibaba Sansthan trustee Sachin Tambe said.
"The woman is a staunch follower of Saibaba for past nine years and visits Shirdi every month. Earlier, she had donated two 'rudraksha' (seed traditionally used for prayer beads) strings having gold covering, worth around Rs 25 lakh, to the Saibaba temple", Tambe said.
The woman said that she wants to build a huge Saibaba temple in Italy. She kept a construction map at the foot of Saibaba's idol to seek his blessings.
BY M. DIVYA SRI