5 Most Unique Temples of Indian Epic Characters

Mahabharata and Ramayana are two epic from India originally composed in Sanskrit then in other Indian languages. These are considered as great classic of Hindi epic poetry and contains many characters such as Duryodhana,Abhimanyu,Hidimbi,Arjuna,Laxman and Ravana. Here is the list of most unique temples of Indian epic characters along with other such as temple dedicated to Sakuni,Lakshmana Temple of Khajuraho and Arjuna temple.

Ravana Temple,  Madhya Pradesh


There are several temples in India where Ravana is worshipped but Ravangram Ravana Temple of Madhya Pradesh is the most famous. Ravangram Ravana Temple has ancient 10 feet idol of Ravana in a reclining position.

Duryodhana Temple, Kollam


Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada Temple is the only Duryodhana Temple in South India, located in village of Kollam district. The one and only temple is dedicated to the anti-hero in the epic Mahabharata.

Hidimba Temple, Manali


Hidimbi Devi Temple is located in Manali is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi. The temple is surrounded by a cedar forest at the foot of the Himalayas and also the major tourist attraction in Manali.

Karna Temple, Uttarkashi

Karna was the son of Surya and the closest friend of Duryodhana. The unique temple of Karna is located in the Sarnaul Village of Uttarkashi,Tulsiwadi Karna Temple in Surat and Karna Temple at Karanprayag.

Eklavya Temple, Gurgaon


Eklavya temple is located in Khandsa village of Gurgaon, this is the only temple of Eklavya and it is the place where Eklavya cut his thumb and offered to guru Drona.

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