7 Indian Temples Shrouded With Mysteries

Meenakshi Amman Temple, Tamil Nadu

The temple boasts approximately 4,000 pillars, each intricately carved out of a single rock. Though once nominated as a wonder of the world, the temple missed making it to the list of Seven Wonders.

Veerabhadra Temple, Andhra Pradesh

This Temple, dating back to the 16th century is famous for a peculiar sight—an isolated pillar hanging out of seventy others. Tourists find this dangling pillar fascinating and some place cloth in the noticeable gap between the ground and the pillar to witness the magical effect.

Ananthapadmanabha Lake Temple, Kerala

This Temple, situated amidst a lake, is guarded by a surprising creature that subsists on a vegan diet. Despite being one of the most ferocious meat-eating reptiles in the world, the crocodile has been feeding on the temple prasad, which consists of jaggery and cooked rice.

Venkateshwara Temple, Andhra Pradesh

One of the intriguing mysteries that lures crowds to the famous Venkateshwara Temple is the belief that by placing their ears against the backside of the deity's image, devotees can hear the sound of sea waves crashing.

Kodungallur Sree kurumba Bhagavathy Temple, Kerala

This temple hosts a unique festival where devotees participate in a ritual that involves drinking and singing lewd bhakti songs and using abusive language. They also engage in self-flagellation with swords, leading to the temples closure for cleaning up the bloodstains afterward.

Kamakhya Devi Temple, Assam

During June, this ancient temple remains closed due to the belief that the Goddess menstruates, causing the underground water reservoir to turn red in color.

Mehandipur Balaji Temple, Rajasthan

This temple attracts numerous individuals who are thought to be under the influence of spirits. The temple's priest is renowned for performing exorcisms to liberate people from negative entities.

To Read More Stories

Click here