Why was the 6th vault of Padmanabhaswamy Temple not opened?

Why was the 6th vault of Padmanabhaswamy Temple not opened?

While five vaults have been opened and its contents have been recorded by a court-appointed team, Vault B was not opened. The Travancore royal family, which used to manage the temple, claims this particular vault has a mystical curse over it and opening it would be nothing short of inviting a disaster to the state.

Has vault B of Padmanabhaswamy Temple opened?

Vault B has not been opened since at least the 1880s. The Supreme-Court-appointed committee-members, based on the 2014 amicus curiae and audit reports, cited instances of irregularities and mismanagement in the affairs of the temple.

What is inside the 6th door of Padmanabhaswamy Temple?

The sixth hidden vault B of this temple is believed to store many hidden treasures. Though many assume that it was and will never be opened, records have cited that the hidden vault was indeed opened on many instances in the past – twice in 1990 and five times in 2002.

What is behind Vault B of Padmanabhaswamy temple?

The treasures consisted of chains of coins encrusted with precious stones, crowns, gold statues, bags of golden artifacts, necklaces and precious gemstones like emeralds, rubies, diamonds and sapphires. The treasures found in these vaults estimates upto 90,000 crore which translates to almost $22 billion.

Why Padmanabhaswamy temple has 7th door?

It is believed that opening the seventh door would be inauspicious. It is also believed that the seventh door is cursed. Whoever tries to open it will die. Also, it is also believed that by opening this door, there will be a catastrophe on the earth.

What is behind 7th door of Padmanabhaswamy Temple?

What is Naga Bandham?

Naga Bandham is a snake binding spell to protect sacred doors. On the other side of the door are valuable treasures. Its a lock unlocked by the sound waves of a particular person’s voice when he says a particular word (spell). The lock consists of many mechanical links.

What was inside vault B?

Why Padmanabhaswamy Temple has 7th door?

What is inside vault B of Padmanabhaswamy temple?