Unusual Shrines And Temples In India You Must Visit
Unusual Shrines And Temples In India You Must Visit

Unusual Shrines And Temples In India You Must Visit

Unusual Shrines And Temples In India You Must Visit

If we have to list down the number of Gods and deities there exist in India, well let’s just say you won’t finish reading this article any time soon. There are more than 33 crore deities that are prayed to according to our scriptures. There are numerous shrines dedicated to these deities all across the country and some of them are bound to be a little unusual and different from the others. So, have a look at some of them-

1. Chinese Kali Temple, Kolkata

Though the temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali, it is run by the Chinese residents of Tangra in Kolkata, West Bengal. The prasad served here includes noodles, chopsuey and fried rice.

2. Kal Bhairav Nath Temple, Varanasi

This temple is dedicated to Lord Kal Bhairav Nath. The most peculiar thing about it is that the offering given to the God is alcohol. The deity is fed wine or other alcoholic drinks and devotees are also given wine as prasad.

3. Aeroplane Gurudwara, Jalandhar

Devotees come to this Gurudwara to offer miniature aircrafts in hope that it will fulfil their wish of going abroad. The Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh is located in Talihan Village on NH-1.

4. Bharat Mata Temple, Varanasi

It was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1936 and houses a marble relief map of India. The entire temple has been dedicated to those who fought during the years of British Raj to help India in its struggle for freedom.

5. Sachin Tendulkar Temple, Bihar

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. He unveiled a life size statue of Sachin and is building an entire temple which would have idols of MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh as well.