10 Unusual Temples, You Won’t Believe Exist In India

Belief is one of the biggest forces which drive humans. India is known as the land of 33 crore Gods and deities. There are more than 33 crore deities that are prayed to according to our scriptures. But did you know about the temples where toy planes are offered to get a visa, temple dedicated to dogs and temple of motorcycle God. Yes friends all these are Indian Temples. Sometimes uncanny and sometimes uplifting, India is full of surprises. Here is the list of 10 unusual temples in India.

10 Unusual Temples, You Won’t Believe Exist In India

  1. Temple of the Visa God- Balaji Temple, Chilkur, Hyderabad

21st Century God of the Balaji Temple in Chilkur, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, has the power to grant you a Visa to the US! Chilkur Balaji is also  known as VISA God. Surprised?? Chilkur Balaj is said to be very powerful in helping people get VISAs, with specialization in US VISAs.

     2. Kaal Bhairav Temple, Ujjain
10 Unusual Temples, You Won’t Believe Exist In India

The temple dedicated to Lord Kaal Bhairav in Ujjain. People offer alcohol… yes, you heard that right. Not only do devotees offer alcohol to the deity, it also the only prashad that is distributed in the temple.

       3. Brahma Baba’s Temple, Jaunpur
10 Unusual Temples, You Won’t Believe Exist In India

 A temple where devotees offer clocks as a token of thanks giving. People come here to fulfil their unfulfilled desires by offering a wall-clock. Yes, within the templex complex one can see scores and scores of hanging wall clocks. This ritual has been going on for past 30 years in this temple.

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     4. Sonia Gandhi Temple, Telangana
10 Unusual Temples, You Won’t Believe Exist In India

Shankar Rao built a temple where he worships Sonia Idol. The reason – her granting them the state of Telangana! According to rao, Sonia Gandhi is Telangana Talli (Mother goddess of Telangana).

     5. Sachin Tendulkar Temple, Attarwalia, Kaimur District, Patna
10 Unusual Temples, You Won’t Believe Exist In India

A village in southwestern Bihar has begun to worship Sachin by installing his statue. Bhojpuri actor Manoj Tiwari is an ardent Sachin worshipper like millions in the country. So he decided to make a temple to pay homage to the Little Master.

     6. Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh Gurudwara, Jalandhar
10 Unusual Temples, You Won’t Believe Exist In India

Popular as “hawai jahaz gurdwara” or the “aeroplane gurdwara” is located in Jalandhar. Devotees offer miniature aircraft at Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh Gurdwara in Punjab to fulfil their dreams of going abroad.

    7. Bullet Baba Temple, Rajasthan
10 Unusual Temples, You Won’t Believe Exist In India

The bullet baba shrine is worth a visit definitely! Om Banna and populary known as bullet baba is a shrin located in pali district near Jodhpur, India. it is home to the A 350 cc Royal Enfield Bullet of Om Singh Rathore who died in a crash after colliding with a tree.

     8. Karni Mata Temple, Deshnoke(Temple Of Rats)
10 Unusual Temples, You Won’t Believe Exist In India

A little town called Deshnok, 30 kms from Bikaner, holds an intriguing sight: the Karni Mata Temple, it is known as the temple of rats. It is believed that the rats are the incarnations of the Goddess Karni Mata.

     9. Dog Temple Karnatka
10 Unusual Temples, You Won’t Believe Exist In India10 Unusual Temples, You Won’t Believe Exist In India
A community in Karnataka has established an unconventional temple to pay respects to dog. People worship the dog statues and offer prayers to the dog god. It is believed by the community that the dog possesses the power of stopping any wrong doings along with the deity.

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     10. Amitabh Temple, Kolkata – Worships the Bollywood actor
10 Unusual Temples, You Won’t Believe Exist In India

People in Kolkata consider the Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan as ‘God’ and they have even established temple in south Kolkata. They worship the sandals he wore in Agneepath placed on the chair from his film Aks.

So friends these are some usual temples of India. India is full of surprises that’s why it is called as incredible India. What are your views, don’t forget to share your reviews.