We might have known a few temples where Women are not allowed to enter. But do you know that there are some other temples where Men are not allowed to enter either? The presence of female-only temples in India might be known to very few. Have a look at the top 5 temples in India of this category.
1. Attukal Temple in Kerala:
During the Pongal celebrations in this temple, men are not allowed to enter. Every year during Pongal almost three million women visit the temple and offer their prayers. This temple finds a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as well.
2. Brahmaji Temple in Rajasthan
This temple which was built in the 14th century was located in the small town of Pushkar, Rajasthan. In this temple, men are not allowed to enter during the entire year. This is so because of the anger of Goddess Saraswati.
3. Kamrup Kamakhya Temple in Assam
Located in the Nilachal Hills of Western Guwahati, Assam, this temple during the annual Ambubachi Mela will be closed for Men for 4-5 days. It is believed that the Goddess menstruates during this period.
4. Kumari Amman Temple in Tamilnadu
Located in Kanyakumari in Tamilnadu, this temple is a completely female-only temple where married men are not allowed to enter. Unmarried men are allowed inside but only till the gate.
5. Mata Temple in Bihar
During certain days in the year, when it is believed the Goddess menstruates, Men are not allowed on the premises of the temple, even the priests.