Krishna's Butter Ball-'Vaanirai Kal'
Resting on a short sloping hill of Mahabalipuram is Krishna's butter ball a gigantic boulder which has defied gravity for more than 1000 years. It is a curious tourist hotspot as the rock or ball sitting on an inclined slope does not move and the reason behind it has been a mystery for ages.
Locally known as the 'Vaanirai Kal' or stone of the sky gods it is believed to have been put in place by the gods while science strikes back that it is a natural phenomenon. The massive boulder Depicts the mass of butter that lord Krishna would steal from his mother's jar. Friction and centre of gravity of believed to be the reason why the spheroidal monolith has remained stationary. It is also a place for daredevils to venture and capture some mind blowing clicks.