Karni Maata Temple- Where 25,000 Rats Are Worshipped

The Karni Mata Temple in Rajasthan, India, the history of which dates back to early 1900s during the period of Maharaja Ganga Singh, is famous and well-known for housing around 25,000 rats, both black and white rats (called kabbas), which are revered and worshiped. Kabbas are so revered that the food nibbled by them is considered as the ‘prasadam’ (the holy food) by the devotees. Due to their large presence in the temple, the devotees are asked to walk carefully inside the temple, so that no rat is hurt. Continue reading “Karni Maata Temple- Where 25,000 Rats Are Worshipped”