Krishna's Butter Ball in Mahabalipuram, India

Forever (hopefully) perched on a steep rock slope in the historic town of Mahabalipuram, India, the massive round boulder known as Krishna's Butter Ball refuses to give in to gravity or the shoves of tourists.

The giant boulder appears to be simply frozen in its roll down the hill it sits on, and no one is quite sure why. The huge boulder is likely simply a glacial erratic that got stranded in a serendipitous position on the hill, but local legend has another version of the story....

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