December 6, 2012 12:07 AM EST
Paris Hilton Gets Spiritual in India, Visits Orphanage [PHOTOS]
American socialite Paris Hilton, who was in India for a fashion show, exposed her spiritual side by visiting Siddhivinayak Temple, which is dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Shri Ganesh. She also made the children at an orphanage happy.
The 31-year-old hotel heiress walked the ramp for Indian designers Shane and Falguni Peacock at the finale of the India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW) 2012.
"Went to The Siddhivinayak Temple for a blessing. Amazing to be in such a spiritual and special place. #Blessed (sic)" tweeted Paris Hilton after visiting the temple.
"Just went to Visit the Siddhivinayak temple it was gorgeous! Love the Indian culture, Now back to the hotel to pack 4am flight to NY!! (sic)" added her 21-year-old model boyfriend River Viiperi who accompanied her to India.
Paris Hilton also visited Ashray, an orphanage in Mumbai, on Monday where she interacted with the children and brought gift for them besides grooving to the song "Chammak challo".
"I am so happy to be here and meet you all. It is holiday time and Christmas is coming. I hoped you liked the presents," IANS quoted Hilton as saying at the event. "I admire the work done here. It makes me so happy," she added.
She later tweeted: "In Mumbai, just went to the toy store and bought lots of toys. On our way to the children's orphanage to go drop off the presents.
"Just left the children's orphanage. They all loved the presents I brought. What an amazing feeling to see them all smiling and so happy. (sic)"