Gold Plating at Mahabodhi
A group of
Thai devotees led by Krieng Thavorn Containers Co.,LTD, Thailand offered
Special donation of 289.043 kgs gold to Mahabodhi Temple for covering
Spire of the Temple with Gold. On 11th November, 2013, the gold
consignment in 13 boxes arrived from Bangkok to Bodhgaya by flight TG 327.
The gold consignment after due clearance by Customs and Central Excise
Departments at the Airport, was taken directly from Gaya Airport to
Mahabodhi Temple, under full security coverage by the Police.
The gold plating work has started from the morning of 12th
November, 2013 and it was finished on 27th November, 2013.