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During the past week, a team of experts appointed by India's supreme court has opened five vaults dedicated to the deity Lord Vishnu to uncover an enormous hoard of gold idols, jewellery studded with diamonds, emeralds and other precious stones, antique silver, and even two golden coconut shells studded with rubies and emeralds
The entire operation is going on under heavy police security, but nothing is being filmed or photographed. "Taking photos within the sacred space of the temple is strictly prohibited," says Kumar.
I would agree if there was proof that this deity had given his blessings to open these vaults, but, I highly doubt that this is the case. What human made contact to receive this blessing. Who can be trusted enough to accept that a deity had actually told them to open the vaults. Personally o do not think these vaults should be considered a bank account for the government. Why would any culture hide treasure in vaults that could be used to better their society. The only way an entire society would agree to "toss out" treasure is if they truly believed that it was an offering to appease the gods to better the cultures ability to survive. Gods who also, if they existed, would probably understand that the offerings requested could be used for better purposes.
Originally posted by VreemdeVlieendeVoorwep
reply to post by DarkSarcasm
Personally, i don't think there is a "curse" or any such thing surrounding the treasure. I think they discovered alot ot treasure, and should use the money for themselves.
It can be perceived that the deity, "protected" this treasure until the time was right, when the treasure was needed. In that case, it would be considered a "blessing" from the deity.