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10 Unsolved Mysteries of Indian Temples

India has many mysterious temples. India is a religious country where more than 2 million temples are there. Every temple has a different story, recognition, and admiration. Every story of the temple is unbelievable and shocking.

Here Are Some Mysterious Temples in India

Some Mysterious Temples in India will make you think about it. There are stories, trust and faith of devotees towards the temple.

1. Karni Mata Temple(Temple of Rats)

Karni Mata temple is located in Rajasthan. This Temple is also known as the temple of rats. Rats are worshipped in the temple. Goddesses Durga worshipped there along with rats. There are over 20,000 rats on the temple premises. In the temple, Bhog is served to the rats and then to the devotees. Devotees eat that Bhog and don’t get infected after eating that. Devotees have faith in goddesses.

In this temple, rats are said as kabbas, people come to see this temple across India and pay them respect.

The temple timings to visit the temple are from 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Accommodation near Karni Mata Temple.

2. Somnath Temple

Somnath temple is located in Veraval, Gujarat. Temple is also said as Deo Pathan or Somanatha Temple. Somnath temple is said as first Jyotirling among the 12. Shivling is kept safe within its hollowness. Shivling is so powerful that can produce gold by itself and also remain floating above the ground.

The temple was built for 5 years from the year 1947 to 1951 and it is destroyed many times but again built.

The Somnath temple timings for darshan are from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Here, is the Best Accommodation near Somnath Temple.

3. Kanya Kumari Temple

Kanya Kumari temple is situated in Tamil Nadu where the goddess Parvati is worshipped as “kanya”. It is said that Goddess Parvati’s marriage was not done because Lord Shiva did not come on time. so, Dal and Rice which were kept for wedding were converted into stone at the seashore. The temple is 3000 years old.

It is said this is the only place in India Where sunrise and sunset can be seen together at the same spot.

The best time to visit the temple is from October to March.

Timings of the temple are from 4:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the morning and from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Best places to Stay near Kanya Kumari Temple.

4. Jwala Devi Temple

Jwala Devi Temple is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths of India which is located in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. This temple was built by Pandavas. This temple is dedicated to “GODDESS OF LIGHT”.

In the temple, it is believed that the Tongue of Sati has fallen here and that represents Holy Flames or Jwala that is perpetually burning in the temple. There is no idol is worshipped in the temple this holy flame is worshipped.

The best time to visit this temple is from March to April and from September to October on the occasion of Navratri.

Temple Timings: 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Accommodation near Jwala Devi Temple.

5. Shani Singapur Temple

Shani Singapur temple is a village in Maharashtra where Lord Shani is worshipped. It is said as after heavy rain, heavy rock was founded on the shores of the Panasnala River. When the villagers see that stone and tried to poke it with a stick and blood started coming out.

Then later that night Shani Dev came in the dream of the village head and said to him this is my idol and ordered him to put his idol in the village and give him a condition not to put shelter on his idol.

Shani Dev also said now I will protect you from every danger. In Shani Singapur, there are no doors and no one put locks due to people’s faith in Shani Dev.

6. Kamakhya Temple

Kamakhya temple is situated in Guwahati, Assam. This temple is of Sati and one of the 51 Shakti Peethas. Goddess Kamakhya is also said as the bleeding Goddess. The vagina of sati has fallen here on the hills where the temple is situated.

It is said as in the month of June(Ashad) goddess bleeds during that time temple is closed for 3 days and people also say the Brahmaputra River near the Kamakhya temple turns red.

The temple is also said as Yoni-Sthana.

Temple Timings: 5.30 AM to 1:00 PM (morning)

2:30 PM to 5:30 PM (evening)

Find, here the Best places to stay near Kamakhya Temple.

7. Kal Bhairav Temple

Kal Bhairav temple is a temple situated in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh where Kal Bhairav is worshipped. The temple is located on the banks of the Shipra River. It is said as by worshipping Kal Bhairav we can be free from bad Karma and negative energy.

Alcohol is offered to Kal Bhairav in the form of Bhoj or Prasad. Kal Bhairav also drinks the wine when pandit ji serves him.

Temple timings for darshan are from 5:00 AM to 9:30 PM.

Accommodation near Kal Bhairav Temple

8. Idana Mata Temple

Idana Mata Temple is situated near Udaipur, Rajasthan. This temple is said as one of the famous temples of Rajasthan. It is believed that Idana Mata takes a fire bath. The fire flames rise up to 20 metres high and all the materials of worshipped which is near the idol get burned.

There is no fixed time for the fire. It gets 2-3 times a month but not fixed.

In this temple patients suffering from paralysis come to worship and are cured by coming to the temple with the blessings.

Opening and closing time: 24 hours

Stay near Idana Mata Temple

9. Jagannath Puri Temple

Jagannath Puri Temple is located in Puri, Odisha. Jagannath is a form of Lord Vishnu. In this temple, the flag hosted at the top flows in the opposite direction of air.

The temple is situated near the sea and the sound of waves is also there but when you enter the temple premises you cannot hear the sound waves. When you come out of the temple waves sound can be heard.

The best time to visit the temple is from June to March. Temple timings for darshan are from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

Here, is the Best Place to stay near Jagannath Puri Temple.

10. Dwarkadish Temple

Dwarkadish Temple is situated in Dwarka, Gujarat. Lord Krishna is worshipped here and he was the king of the city. The temple has 2 doors Swarg Dwar and Moksha Dwar. To reach the temple there are around 56 stairs and entry is done from Swarg Dwar and exit from Moksha Dwar.

The original city was made by Lord Krishna which was submerged in the sea after Krishna left for heaven. This temple is one of the Chardham. There are many temples and places in Dwarka to see which are like mysteries only.

Temple Timings: 6:30 AM to 1:00 PM

5:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Best Accommodation near Dwarkadish Temple

Hope, you liked the temples’ unsolved mysteries and facts related to Indian Temples. If you know about any unsolved mystery of the Indian Temple then you can tell us in the comment section.

Kinjal Jesani
Kinjal Jesani is a travel blogger acknowledging you about the India's pilgrimage site. Get ready for a knowing about a mysterious temple to a popular pilgrimage site with her. Thanks!

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