7 Best Mysterious Places In India That You Must Visit In 2021
Mystery Alert – 7 Most Astonishing and Spooky Destinations in India that you must visit in 2021
When it comes to witnessing the cultural diversity and leisure while relishing the scenic beauty, India is one of the topmost choices for travelers. The land is blessed with colorful landscapes and magnificent historical places. But that’s not it. The well-known quote “It happens only in India” is renowned for a reason. India is a land of mystery holding numerous wicked and magical places that have no scientific explanation.
If the spooky side of yours wants to travel the road not taken, then take a look at this
list of 7 Best Mysterious Places In India That You Must Visit In 2021:
1. Tanot Mata Temple in Jaisalmer
2. Vullet Baba Shrine in Jodhpur
3. Lock Less village in Maharashtra
4. Twin Town in Kerala
5. Magnetic Hill in Leh Ladakh
6. Never Ending flames of Jwala Ji Temple in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
7. Floating Stones of Rameshwaram – Tamil Nadu
#1. Tanot Mata Temple in Jaisalmer
Tanot Mata Temple is located in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan near the Longewala border and as per Charan Literature, Goddess Aavad is worshiped as Tanot Mata. The mystery related to Tanot Mata temple dates back to the 1965 and 1971 Indo-Pakistan War when Tanot Mata didn’t let any Pakistan bomb detonate on Indian soldiers. In the 1965 Indo- Pakistan war, Pakistani soldiers shot approximately 3000 bombs on Tanot Mata Temple but not even a single one exploded. In 1971 war, the Pakistani army again attacked the Temple. They got stuck in sand along with their tanks and could not move resulting in the massacre of the Pakistani army. Locals believe that it was the miracle of Tanot Mata that saved Indian soldiers. Even today BSF soldiers strongly believe in the sacredness of the temple and Tilak with the sand of the temple on their forehead. If this story sounds shocking and unbelievable to you then why don’t you investigate yourself? Book a bus ticket from jodhpur to Jaisalmer here and comprehend the incident by talking to the locals.
#2. Bullet Baba Shrine in Jodhpur
In India, idol worship is very common. But have you ever witnessed a huge number of people worshipping a bike? Sounds weird, right? But it is not at all weird at a town called Bandai in the Jodhpur district of Rajasthan where there is a shrine of Bullet Motorcycle 350CC Royal Enfield. The shrine is dedicated to Om Banna popularly known as ‘Bullet Banna’. The story behind worshipping a bike dates back to 1988. Om Banna, the owner of the bike met with an accident and died on the spot. The bike hit a tree and was taken to police station. The next day the bike was missing and on searching it was found on the same accident spot. The incident repeated next day as well. Finding no scientific clarification to this incident, villagers built a shrine at the same place in memory of the deceased. Book a bus ticket from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur here to visit Bullet Banna.
#3. Lock-Less Village – Shani Shingnapur in Maharashtra
We are certain that you lock your doors at night or when you leave your house. That’s a way to guard your belongings in this world of crime, right? What if, we tell you about a village where there are no doors, at both residential and commercial property? A village named Shani Shingnapur in Maharashtra is a ‘lock-less’ village. People of Shani Shingnapur believe that this place is blessed by Lord Shani and hence no crime takes place here. As there is no crime, there is no need for doors and locks as well. The place is so safe that UCO Bank dared to open a lock-less branch in the village. People of Shani Shingnapur call God a Guard. Isn’t it fascinating? Book your bus tickets to Kalyan to Shani Shingpur here to observe the heights of belief in god with your own eyes.
#4. Twin Town in Kodinhi – Kerala
As per research, there are 35 twins in every 1000 children in the world. But this calculation completely fails in Kerala situated Kodinhi village. The village holds a population of 2000 and out of them, there are 350 pairs of identical twins. Almost every family in Kodinhi village has a pair of twins. Not only this, but women marrying out of Kodinhi village also give birth to twins or triplets. If you ever want to see an abundance of twins then wait no further and book a bus to the Malappuram district of Kerala here.
#5. Magnetic Hills in Leh-Ladakh
Ladakh is blessed with an abundance of scenic beauty. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, Ladakh is the most-preferred destination for bike-riders. Along with phenomenal beauty, the land upholds mysteries as well. On the way from Leh to Kargil, you can feel a magnetic force in the wide-open stretch. For instance, if you put your car on the neutral mode in a downward sloping road, you will feel a magnetic force pulling your car upwards. Well, people call it an optical illusion as well. Why don’t you decide yourself?
#6. Never-ending flames of Jwala Ji Temple in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
Usually, devotees worship an idol or picture of God in a temple. But at Jwala Ji Temple, devotees arrive to witness and worship never-ending flames. As per Hindu Mythology, when the daughter of Brahma and wife of Shiva – Sati immolated herself when her father Daksh mocked his husband, Lord Shiva performed Tandav holding the charred body of Sati on his shoulder. To bring Shiva out of grief, Lord Vishnu cut body parts of Sati one by one using his Sudarshan Chakra. While doing so, the tongue of Sati fell at Kangra.
The flame is burning from the very first day of the establishment of the temple. The reference of the Temple can also be found in the epic Mahabharata. Indeed, some things happen only in India. Plan a trip to Kangra to witness the eternal flames yourself and book your bus from Delhi to Kangra here.
#7. Floating Stones of Rameshwaram – Tamil Nadu
In the epic Ramayana, Lord Rama’s vanara sena (monkey army) built a bridge from Tamil Nadu to Sri Lanka with the help of floating stones. As per legends, God of Ocean promised Lord Rama that the stone with the name ‘Rama’ scribbled on it will not sink in the water and it will float. Using such stones, the bridge was build and we know the rest of the story. The same floating stones can be found in Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu. There is no scientific explanation for floating stones in Rameshwaram making it a huge tourist site. Here you can bus tickets to Chennai to Rameshwaram here.
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