The sun has been revered as the life
giving source of energy, in the Indian system of beliefs. Unao in Madhya Pradesh near
Jhansi houses a temple to the sun, which is visited by many. The Bhramanya
Dev Temple is also known as the Baramju temple. This temple was
patronized by the Peshwas and by the ruler of Datia, a nearby town
It is a well visited temple.
Local belief is that worshippers
find relief from ailments such as blindness and leprosy and other skin diseases.
The stone image of the Sun God
stands here on a brick platform covered with black plates. Twenty one triangles
representing the 21 phases of the sun are engraved in the shrine.There is
a protective brass cover for the image.
Special worship services are offered
on Sundays here.
Sun Temple at Konark - Orissa
Dakshinaarka Temple at Gaya Bihar
Sun Temple at Modhera - Gujarat
Sun Temple at Ranakpur - Rajasthan