The 5 Most Mysterious Temples..
Ancient Temples Contain Thousands of Years of Mysteries within Them…
5. Konark Sun Temple
Constructed in 1255 C.E., The Temple is Lacated in Konark, India.The Temple is Designed as a chariot with 24 wheels pulled by 7 horses. Part of the temple was destroyed or callapsed in the 17th century C.E. It was believed that the collapsed structure had a 52 ton magnet at the top, This magnet made caused the Main Statue (Idol) to Levitate in the Air. The Wheels of the temple are actually Sundials. Precise time can be calculated by the shadows cast by the spokes
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4. Brihadeeshwarar Temple
Constructed in 1010 C.E., The temple is located in Thanjavur, India. This is One of the Largest Temples in India. Approx. 130,000 tonnes of granite was used in the construction. The Kumbam (round apex structure) is carved from a single granite rock, it weighs approx. 80 tonnes and sits on top of the temple tower. The Vimanam (temple tower) is 66 meters (216 feet) high. How did the 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.
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3. Veerabadhra Temple
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 rest on the ground. In 1910, A British Engineer tried to uncover the secrets 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 the Fresco paintings. What keeps this pillar hanging from the top remains a mystery…And then there is a large footprint in stone in the temple..The footprint is 3 feet long. A Trickle of water flows into it from underground keeping it wet..
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2. Padmanabha Swamy Temple
There is no exact date of origin of this temple..! The temple is located in Thiruvananthapuram, India. This is the richest temple in the world! with Gold and Jewels worth $22 billion (Rs 1,46,820 crores) stored in the temple’s underground vaults.. only 5 out of 8 vaults have been open till date.. vault B is the most mysterious and remains unexplored..A chamber in the vault is sealed with an enormous iron door, this door has 2 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 in any other means would bring great misfortune…
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1. Kailasa Temple
Actual Date of construction of the temple is unknown…Inscription on the wall can be traced to 8th Century C.E. This temple is located in the caves of Ellora, India. This 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.. This temple is twice the area of The Parthenon in Greece and 50% taller. This has the largest cantilevered rock ceiling in the world. Approx. 400,000 tonnes 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..
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