Thursday, February 24, 2011

Balancing Rock, Jabalpur

Balancing rock in Jabalpur (State: Madhya Pradesh) is unique rock formation. One can witness this near Madan Mahal.

It is believed to be eroded volcanic rock formation that survived even in earthquake of mag 6.5. The balance of the rock is intact since ages.


53 comments:

Al said...

I love formations like this - I posted about a local one a few weeks back. But ours has not survived any earthquakes like that!

Shrinidhi Hande said...

super catch

Rizalenio said...

Unbelievable creation. Thanks for sharing this awesome image.

radha said...

We too have many unique rocks like this in Hyderabad. They are fascinating.

Pietro said...

This is so interesting, beautiful image indeed!

V Rakesh said...

Interesting!

Elettra said...

What force of nature !!!!!!!!! Extraordinary !!!!!!!

joo said...

Lovely photo and amazing rock:)

Debbie Smith said...

Wow! That's cool! Great picture!
Have a fabulous day!
Debbie's Travels

Nordis said...

Great picture, it's amazing what nature can create.

Sridharan said...

Interesting.. I saw one at Mahabalipuram.. Krishna's butter ball rock.. But this one is more precariously placed..

Team G Square said...

Wonderful !

ladyfi said...

Wow - that is amazing! Cool shot.

Mama Zen said...

How cool!

clairz said...

Yikes! I can't imagine that something like this could survive an earthquake!

raji said...

such a nice one.There is one rock like this named after krishna down in the south too.,..something like"Benne krishna rock'in Tamilnadu right?

Regina said...

Awesome skywatch!

Hooked on Memes said...

It looks well-balanced. Great composition and fabulous graphic quality.

Pearl Maple said...

Wow that is a cool photo, imagine that huge rock balanced like that. Thanks for sharing with Sky Watch Friday and your flower show photos were really fun too.

Gary said...

Very interesting, Rajesh.

Sylvia K said...

What an amazing rock! That's incredible! Terrific capture, too, as always, Rajesh! Wishing you and your family a lovely weekend!

Sylvia

Eaglesbrother said...

Perfect Balance..great capture.

Kay L. Davies said...

An amazing sight, Rajesh! Hard to believe it didn't fall during the earthquake.
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Carver said...

What an amazing rock and a great shot of it.

Wanda said...

Oh that is one remarkable balancing act. Wow... Nice sky watch picture.

®osadimaggio63 said...

WOW Raj,
mai visto nulla di simile !

eden said...

Wow, it's amazing! Great shot.

Have a great weekend.

Indrani said...

There is a similar one in Mahabalipuram, these ones always amaze me.

Kim, USA said...

Now this is pretty unique. I wonder when this rock would fall down. It looks like it's pretty balance. Great shot Rajesh. Happy weekend!
Full Moon

Karine said...

Amazing balancing act! I love it :o)

magiceye said...

amazing!

alicesg said...

Very interesting to see how the rock can balance in that position. I am sure I wont want to stand beneath it.

forgetmenot said...

Great photo--such perfect balance.
Looks like you have some interesting posts--I'll have to come back. Mickie

Modern Mom said...

Amazing!

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chubskulit said...

Gorgeous!

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eileeninmd said...

Amazing such a large rock can be balanced for so many years. Great capture, Rajesh!

Jeevan said...

Amazing! i think u have posted this before here

thomas said...

Incredible rock,a wonder of nature.
Have anyone try rocking it?

jabblog said...

That is quite extraordinary.

Karen said...

Cool shot. I wouldn't stand under it.

bracomfotografie said...

wonderful placce and photo, how long is it already there?

Kay L. Davies said...

Nice deep shadow under the rock, too, Rajesh!
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

RAJI MUTHUKRISHNAN said...

Most beautiful city!

LauraX said...

That is so amazing Rajesh...balanced on such a tiny point compared to the whole of the boulder. It gives one hope in finding balance in life too.

Antonella said...

What an amazing find!! Hard to believe that it can be perched on such a delicate point and remain intact - the wonders of nature are inspiring to behold! hugs, antonella :-)

Joan said...

Interesting! Can't imagine it staying put during an earthquake.

Rajesh said...

Thank you for appreciating this wonder of nature.

YOSEE said...

Nice ! There's one like this in Mamallapuram too.

Rossel said...

looks like it will roll down anytime. lovely!

Rajesh said...

Thank you for appreciating this wonder of nature.

Yes, Mamallapuram has a similar wonder call "Krishna's Butter Ball"

capturedalive said...

Natural Balance

Pheno

Kati said...

Wouldn't want to stand under it when it does slide tough! ;) Beautiful picture

Aliya said...

This looks like a Loony Toons skit just waiting to happen. (Nice shot!)