India is a country of temples with a great history. This country has one of the oldest civilizations all over the world. As there are numerous temples across the country, also some of them are mysterious and bizarre as India has 5000-year-old civilization, history, and culture of diversity and complexity. Also, in India, There are many things that science can’t understand and explain. There is a bunch of lists of temples in India that are still unsolved.
In India, people believe in gods according to their culture and every culture has there own religion and belonging. To find a mysterious temple is not a difficult task, and if you found a bizarre temple, then simply don’t enter in the temple. There would be a lot of rituals, odd and un-unusual stuff going inside the shrine. Some of the temples are even 2000 years old, and some conduct there own exorcism rituals that are heavily forbidden for an outsider.
If someone is suffering from an unusual kind of supernatural stuff or evil material, those people from across the country visit these temples. It is not that only evil possessed people to visit these temples, but the healthy individual also visits. But the frequency of unusual people is always high. So let’s see nine most mysterious and bizarre temple of India whose mystery is still unsolved:
1. Jam Sawali Hanuman Mandir
The Jam Sawali Hanuman Mandir is one of three places where lord Hanuman is in a sleeping form. The temple is especially famous for conducting an exorcism. Thousands of devotees come here every day, particularly on Tuesday and Saturday as these days are memorable as worship for Lord Hanuman.
Individuals who are suffering from mental and health issues visit this temple, in Madhya Pradesh. The structure of Lord Hanuman is approx 15 feet long. All the devotees have to drink holy water, as prasadam. This holy water comes directly from the navel of the sculpture of Lord Hanuman, and it continuously flows.
2. Mehandipur Balaji Temple
In today’s 21st century, there are still many temples in India that are still mysterious and full of strange things. Lots of devotee turns up here to get rid themselves of evil spirits and demons. The temple is present in the Dausa district in Rajasthan. Geography of the temple is weird, the campus and the temple are between two mountains. The exorcism done by the priest is very dangerous and brutal.
Here all devotees need to follow several types of rituals and customs if they want to get rid of evil spirits. People cant take anything from the temple premise; otherwise, it is said that evil spirits will start to follow you. Another important thing to remember is that while leaving the premise, never look back if someone takes your name. Just walk outside the premise.
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3. Padmanabhaswamy Temple
This is a Hindu Temple in Kerala and built in the 6th century A.D. The atmosphere of the temple is full of devotion and worship. But no one believed that the temple is the wealthiest in India. Until 2011 when someone filled a petition regarding the treasure present inside the temple.
After the supreme court ordered, all the search and exploration have been carried out. The government found that there is a total of six massive and secrets gates that contains treasure. All the gates open, but the vault B gate is still locked with some mantra and has an image of a serpent. And only a saint with high value can open this.
4. Kamakhya Temple
The Kamakhya temple is the temple of the goddess Kamakhya, and it is one of the oldest of 51 shakti pithas. It is situated on the Nilachal Hills in Assam. This place is also famous for its black magic and certain rituals. The black magic and special worship have been conducted here for decades.
In this temple, no sculpture or photo of the goddess is present; however, it contains a yoni or vagina-like a curve stone. The place is said to be the center of the entire universe. The temple is closed for three days each month because of the goddess menstruate. During this time, the structure is covered by a red cloth. All the guru’s and saints come here to learn and worship black magic.
5. Veerabhadra Temple
Veerabhadra Temple was built in the 16th century in Andhra Pradesh. The temple is one of the most notable examples of the architectural style of Vijaynagar. There are many attractions in the Veerabhadra Temple and contains the idol of Vishnu and Laxmi. It also has Ganesha, Shiva, Veerabhadra, Nandi.
In the premise, there is a structure of Nandi that has been carved with a single granite stone. And the main attraction is the Hanging Pillar, there are about 70 pillars of the 16th century. All the pillars are like normal pillars, but one of them represents a unique glimpse of architecture. The base of that particular pillar doesn’t touch the ground. You can pass a thin piece of cloth from the pillar.
6. Stambheshwar Mahadev
The Stambheshwar Mahadev Temple is also known as the disappearing temple of Gujarat. This is a temple of shiva. It is the only temple in the country that submerges every day and then reappears. It is at the shore of the Arabian Sea, which looks amazing. Temple is 150 years old with extraordinary architectural looks.
In this temple, you will find Shiva Linga of 4 feet. The only way to visit this temple is when the tides are low in the sea. In high tides, the temple gets submerged. Devotee comes to worship; they stay here all day and starts to leave in the evening when the water starts to rise.
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7. Kal Bhairav Nath Temple
Kal Bhairav Nath temple is one of the most ancient temples of Lord Shiva. The temple is present in Varanasi. The temple has a strong connection and link with history, as it is in Varanasi. The exact period of construction of the temple is still unknown. Still, according to the history and holy books, it was constructed somewhere in 17th century A.D.
The idol here of Lord Shiva is a silver faced with an open mouth. The religious aspect of open mouth is that people and priests in the temple offer alcohol, wine, and whiskey. The alcohol is directly poured into the open mouth of Lord Shiva idol, and the rest are served as prasadam to the devotees.
8. Kodungallur Bhagavathy Temple
Kodungallur Bhagavanty Temple is also known as Sri Kurumba Bhagwati Temple. The temple is present in Kerala. This temple is listed as one of the most wonderful temples of South Indian. The temple is dedicated to the goddess Bhadrakali a form known of Maha Kali. The temple of Kodungallur witnesses a bizarre festival in March and April every year.
The beginning of the festival is done with the sacrifice of cocks and then shedding of their blood. By moving further in this festival, men and women both wear red-colored apparel and start to run around the temple. And both men and women have swords, and they wave out it in the open air and revolves around the temple. All of these rituals are done to please the goddess Kali.
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9. Venkateswara Temple
Even in this era of technology, some mysterious subjects should be explored with the help of technology and science. As this Venkateswara temple that is present in the district Chittoor of Andhra Pradesh. And it is also one of the richest and most mysterious temples of India. Even the geography of the temple is also very pleasant.
In terms of richness, this temple is one of the wealthiest temples in the world and devotees who visit here donate their hair for free. One of the most mysterious things about the temple is that the black statue of Lord Krishna and no one created it. This statue came out from the earth several years ago.