Tirupati is also one of the richest temples in the world with an estimated annual income of 7.5 billion rupees. Perhaps, Tirupati is the richest place of worship in the world.
Each day, the hundi collection in Tirupati is breaking existing records. On September 10, the hundi collection was more than 20 million rupees. Another major source income to the temple is from the hair offered by devotees. The sale of human hair is expected to fetch 450 million to the temple.