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Five Mysterious Temples Of India

By on April 13, 2017
  • Konark Temple

The temple was built around the 13thcentury and around 1200 artisans were engaged in the construction of this huge temple. The temple is situated in Konark, India. The temple is composed as a chariot with 24 wheels pulled by 7 horses. Part of the temple structure broken down or was shattered in the seventeenth century C.E. It is trusted the destroyed structure had a 52-ton magnet at the top. The wheels that are engaged in the temple are actually a solarium. Exact time can be computed by the shadows cast by the spokes. Konark temple is a symbol of the Sun God and Konark is composed of two words. ‘Kona’ which means ‘Corner’ and the second is ‘Arka’ which means ‘Sun’. That is why when these two words are combined together they are known as ‘Sun of the Corner’. Three images of Sun God are seen in three different corners of the temple, with the help of which we can find morning, afternoon and evening time.

  • Brihadeeswarar Temple
This temple is situated in the Thanjavur state of India. The temple was built by the Tamil emperor Arulmozhivarman, with the aim that the name of the Chola empire could be famous all over the India. He became famous in the name of Rajaraja Chola. It is built in 1010 CE. About 1, 30,000 tons of granite were used to build this temple. This temple is one of the largest temples of India. Kumbam (round top structure) which is located above the temple. This kumbam weighs 80 tons.  Thousands of years ago, the workers had given such a stone to the top of the temple without any lifting machine. It is still a mystery.The height of the vimanam (temple tower) is 198 feet high. As has been said in the old texts, the architect and engineer of this temple were Raja Ram. The temple was built on the campus. The walls of this temple are very high. Just like a fort. Very complex and amazing artwork has been done on the walls.
  • Veerabhadra temple
This temple is located in Lepakshi, India, and it was built in the 16th century.  70 pillars were constructed to support the roof of this temple. This is a great example of engineering. One more thing in this temple is that one of the 70 pillars is not connected to the ground. In the year 1910, a British engineer was surprised when he first came to this temple.  The engineer also tried a lot to find out the secret, but he could not succeed. It’s still a mystery, how is that pillar in the air? Inside the temple, there is a 3-feet long Footprint. In which there is always little water flows. On the other side of the temple, there is a huge statue of Shiva’s supreme devotee Nandi (bull) which is made from a single rock.
  • Padmanabhaswamy Temple
There is no exact date of construction and origin of the temple. The temple is located in Thiruvananthapuram, India. One of the richest temples in the world. If the total assets are calculated then around 24 billion will come around.Only 5 of the 8 doors of this temple have been opened. There is a door in this temple which has a shape of 2 cobra snake. It is said that the door can only open with the use of mysterious mantras (chants). This temple has only the entry of people who believe in Hindu religion and have a strict dress code here. Everyone has to follow.
  • Kailasa temple
It can be estimated from the language written on the walls that this temple is of the 8th century, but there is no concrete proof of its actual date. This temple is the oldest temple in India and is situated in the cave of Ellora. This temple is made up of a single rock. This temple has been made to cut the rock, with it, the rock has been cut from Upper to Lower. This temple is one of the 34 cave temples. Many different sculpture styles have been used in this temple. Some scholars also have to say that we can learn from them in detail about many rulers by studying them.
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