Weird Things That Happen only in India
India is also known as the land of mystique. It holds few secrets and mysteries tightly tucked into its bosom. Let’s try to unveil these few secrets and mysteries of this country.
Below we have listed the Top 10 Weird Things That Happen only in India
Roopkund: The Lake of the Dead
Roopkund or the lake of dead is an eerie and desolate glacial lake that is situated at an altitude of 5000 meters from the sea level in the lap of Himalayas. It is well known for its Mysteries and it is often called as the Skeleton Lake, because of the 300 odd skeletal remains strewn around and inside the lake.
North Sentinel Island: The Inhospitable Land
The Sentinelese or the tribes of the North Sentinel Island, it is one of the Islands of Andaman. There has been no proper communication channel in the island and if someone attempts to land on the islands they will thwart by their hostile reactions.
Dah & Hanu: The Forgotten People
At a distance of 163 km northwest from Leh, there are a number of villages but out of that, the tourists are allowed to visit only 2 that are Dah & Hanu. Unlike other tourist spots there are no monuments and landscapes; the attraction of these two villages are the local population. The Blue eyed, blonde haired and with very fair skin tone, the Brokpa or Drukpa community call themselves the last of the Aryans.
Naugaja Peer: The 27 Feet Long Saint
The 27-foot long saint Baba Naugaja Peer was so tall that when he died a naugaja or 27 feet long piece of cloth was required to cover his body. The shrine Situated in Shahbad, Haryana is always flocked by truck & Cab drivers who offer clocks to the saint praying for a safe journey ahead.
Mayong: Land of Black Magic
The word Mayong is derived from the hindi word Maya, often called as the Land of Black Magic. It is an ancient village situated just 40 km away from Guwahati, Assam. It is known as the abode for saints and witches who practices black magic. It has been heard that people vanishes in thin air to be never seen again.
Sacred Forest: A Walk With The Spirits
Sacred Forest is a beautiful green zone situated in the village of Mawphlang, 25 km away from Shillong, Meghalaya with thick trees and a cool serene climate. If someone takes a walk through the forest then suddenly the person will feel that the back portion of the neck starts prickling, you might feel someone is watching each and every step of yours. According to legend, if an outsider will take even a small part of the forest belongings with him, for that he will have to pay for this with a loss of his beloved one.
Visa Balaji Temple: Visa On Demand
Chilkur Balaji Temple mostly known as the Visa Balaji is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Balaji it is located in Hyderabad. The temple is popularly known for a large number of devotees who come to the temple with visa related wishes and magically a lot of them gets granted.
Baba Harbhajan Memorial Temple: The Hero of Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh was an Indian Army soldier posted near the Nathula pass in Sikkim, when he tragically drowned in a glacier in 1968. It is said that he later appeared in the dreams of fellow soldiers, who built a shrine to commemorate his death. His spirit still patrols the area and it is being said that his spirit slap the guards who sleep on duty and provide safe passage to lost travellers.
Bullet Banna: The 350cc Deity
Indians go gaga over the dhuk dhuk bikes often called as Bullets. The Om Banna shrine just validates a man’s true love for his bike. It is located in Pali near Jaipur and it is devoted to a deity in the form of a 350cc RE Bullet!
Yeti: The Abominable Snowman
The mysterious Himalayas played home to the mysterious beast known to us by many names, Yeti is the most recognizable name amongst them. Though this hell uvic creature has been the source of many speculations and stories, but people have also reported actual encounters with the beast throughout history. In fact a preserved hand and skull of the Yeti are on display at the Khumjung monastery.
To explain India is just next to impossible it’s a country or a nation that does not do justice to its mysterious or might be enchanting history. For such wonderful reasons it is called as Incredible India. To know more wonderful facts like this stay connected !!!