We frequently consider writings like Ramayana and Mahabharata as religious and sacrosanct writings and that is the reason it is not amazing that we consider characters from these stories like Rama, Krishna or Hanuman as Gods. While they have hundreds and a large number of sanctuaries devoted to them yet you would be very astounded to realize that they are not by any means the only Gods to have their very own sanctuary.
Here is a rundown of characters from our sagas that you never thought will have a sanctuary devoted to them.
Shakuni’s Temple – Kollam
A throne believed to have been used by Shakuni is found in this ancient temple. Offerings to the Temple include compassionate coconut, silk, and even toddy.
Temple of Hidimba – Manali
In this Temple, Blood is sacrifices and is offered till teh last date. The Hidimba Devi temple is built around a cave where Hidimba performed meditation at his times.
The Temple of Karna – Uttarkashi
The most attractive feature of the temple is that the complex includes six miniature temples dedicated to The Pandavas.Furthermore, the temple is made of wood and is rectangular in shape.
Valmiki temple – Lahore
Interestingly, alongwith the Krishna Temple, Valmiki Temple is the only functyional place in Lahore.
Draupadi temple – Bangalore
The 800-year old temple is known as the Dharmaraya Swamy Temple is the oldest temple dedicated to her. There are a lot of temples that are dedicated to her and are spread all over the parts of southern India. The unique and fasinating thing about this temple is that though it is named after Yudhuthir but still it is Draupadi who is worshiped.
Gandhari Temple – Mysore
Unlike other temples, this temple is a relatively new one. This temple pays devotion to the goddess of a mother and a loving wife. According the the written history, the estimated worth to create this temple was 2.5 crores.
Ravana Temple – Kakinada
The gate of the temple is decorated with the statue of Lord Ravana with all the 10 heads. Though Ravana is generally considered as a negative character is worshiped in some parts of southern India.
Nevertheless, what everyone of us should retain in our minds is that