The 5 Unsolved Mysteries of Indian Temples You Must Visit

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5 Mysterious Temples Of India You Must Visit

The 5 Unsolved Mysteries of Indian Temples You Must Visit

The 5 Unsolved Mysteries of Indian Temples You Must Visit: You must have heard about such mysterious temples. But today we will tell you about some temples which are more mysterious.

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Konark Sun Temple, Odisha

Constructed In 1255 C.E., The Temple Is Located In Konark, India. The Temple Is Designed As A Chariot With 24 Wheels, Pulled By 7 Horses. Part Of The Temple Structure Collapsed Or Was Destroyed In The 17th Century. It Is Believed The Collapsed Structure Had A 52 Ton Magnet At The Top.

This Magnet Caused The Main Statue (Idol) To Levitate In The Air. The Main Attraction Of The Temple Is Its 12 Pairs Of Elegantly Adorned Wheels Located At The Base Of The Temple. These Wheels Tell The Time. The Spokes Of The Wheels Create A Sundial. One Can Calculate The Precise Time Of Day Just By Looking At The Shadow Cast By The Spokes.

5 Mysterious Temples Of India You Must Visit

Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

Constructed In 1010 C.E., The Temple Is Located In Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India. It Is One Of The Largest Temples In India. Approximately 130,000 Tons Of Granite Was Used In The Construction.

The Kumbam (Round Apex Structure) Is Carved From a Single Granite Rock. It Weighs Approximately 80 Tons and Sits At The Top. The Vimanam(Temple Tower) Is 66 Meters(216 Feet) High.

How Did Workers 1,000 Years Ago Manage To Lift An 80-Ton Carved Stone This High… Without Any Cranes Or Lifting Machines, Still Remains A Mystery.

Brihadisvara Temple

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Veerabhadra Temple – Kerala

Constructed in 1530 C.E., The Temple Is Located in Lepakshi, India The Temple Has Around 70 Pillars Supporting The Roof. However, One Corner Pillar In The Hall Does Not Touch The Ground. In 1910 C.E.

A British Engineer Tried to Uncover The Secret Of The Hanging Pillar He Managed To Make A Corner Of The Pillar Touch The Ground But This Made The Ceiling To Misalign And Distorted. What Keeps This Pillar Hanging From The Top Still Remains A Mystery. And Then There Is The Large Footprint In The Stone In The Temple.

The Footprint Is 3 Feet Long A Trickle Of Water Flows into It From Underground Keeping It Wet.

5 Mysterious Temples Of India You Must Visit

Padmanabhaswamy Temple – Kerela

There Is No Exact Date Of Origin Of This Temple. The Temple Is Located In Thiruvananthapuram, India. It Is The Richest Temple In The World. Gold And Jewels Worth $22 Billion Are Stored In Underground Vaults Only 5 Out Of The 8 Vaults Have Been Opened Till Date.

Vault B In The Temple Is The Most Mysterious And Remains Unexplored. A Chamber In The Vault Is Sealed With An Enormous Iron Door. The Door Has Two Massive Cobras Painted On It With No Means Of Entry.

It Is Claimed That the Door Can Only Be Opened By A Mystic Chant. It Is Believed That Opening This Chamber Any Other Way Would Bring Great Misfortune.

Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Kailasa Temple – Maharashtra

The Actual Date Of Construction Of This Temple Is Unknown. Inscriptions On The Walls Can Be Traced To the 8th Century. The Temple Is Located In The Caves Of Ellora, India. The Temple Is A Megalith – Carved Out Of A Single rock.

It Could Only Have Been Constructed By The Vertical Excavation Method. Carvers Started At The Top Of The Rock And Excavated Downwards. The Temple Is Twice The Area Of The Parthenon In Greece And 50% Taller.

It Has The Largest Cantilevered Rock Ceiling In The World. Approximately 400,000 Tons of Rock Had to Be Removed From The Site. How Did Workers, Thousands Of Years Ago, Using Only Hammers, Chisels And Picks Manage To Carve Out This Temple Remains A Mystery Till Date?

5 Mysterious Temples Of India You Must Visit

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