We are talking about a temple that was built by ghosts in one night.
One of the most mystical temples in India
India is famous for its grandeur, especially its brilliant and ancient architectural wonders. And among these many wonders, the Kakanmath Temple in Morena (Madhya Pradesh) stands out for the mystery surrounding its construction. Despite the impressive appearance of the temple, its uniqueness lies in the fact that it was built by stacking stones on top of each other, without the use of cement, lime or any other fastening substances.
Also, you will be surprised , learning that this impressive temple was built in just one night! While neighboring temples have succumbed to time, this temple still stands. Situated about 70 km from Gwalior, this temple is an interesting place to visit.
It stands at a height of about 35 meters above ground level, apart from its sacred significance, it is also known as a mysterious temple.
What is unique about this temple?
Some believe that this temple is protected by an invisible, miraculous force. At the center of the temple is a large Shivling and even after hundreds of years, the 120 feet high upper part of the temple and the sanctum are still well protected. That the Kakanmath temple remains safe today, despite the fact that all other temples in its vicinity have fallen into disrepair, is another aspect of its complex mystery.
What the legends say about this temple ?
According to local folklore, this temple was built in one night by ghosts who carried stones from distant places to an empty field. Thus, some attribute the strength of the temple to some invisible forces, others to the careful balancing of stones.
The secluded location of the temple and its ability to retain its historical and cultural significance attract pilgrims and travelers from all over the world who come to admire it its beauty and delve into its intriguing past.