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India is indeed a mysterious land, you will always find stories believed by many but a mystery in their own. We all have heard about the stories of angels and demons from our grandparents. Hence, in a way mysteries and stories have always been a part of our culture. But there are mysteries which are unsolved and will make you question your logical beliefs. They say science explains it all, but what science cannot explain is considered to be taboo. Well to believe or not is your own choice, we can bring you the mysteries.
The mystery of Kuldhara
Abandoned since 1800s, the village of Kuldhara is said to be having the curse of villagers who migrated to other places. The village is 15 kms away from Jaisalmer and is in ruins. There have been studies conducted in village of Kuldhara proving the place to be real haunted.
Prahalad Jani aka Mata ji
This man is a sadhu (saint) and claims that he has been living without food and water since 1940. He says that Goddess Amba sustains him and is obviously a strong devotee of Amba. He has been studied twice by neurologists to refute or prove his claim. But they were amazed by the ability of his body to sustain without food and water.
The mystery of lost river Saraswati
The Saraswati river has been considered the holiest and supreme river as per the texts of Rigveda. The vedas have given the geographical location of Sarawati. But the story of it getting dried is not mentioned in the Rigveda. The Rigveda repeatedly mentions of a river that comes directly from the mountain and goes to the ocean. But no river in India matches the physiological description of the mighty river.
Ram Sethu, the Ramayana bridge
It is chain of lime shoal stones, between the mannar Islands, near northwest Sri Lanka and Rameswaram, off the southeastern coast of India. As per studies, the bridge’s unique curvature and composition by age reveals that it is man made. The fact that this bridge has its mention in a 2500 years old scripture is unbelievable.
Roopkund Lake aka Mystery Lake
Situated in Uttrakhand 5029 meters above sea level, why is this lake a mystery? It all started in 1942, when a forest ranger came across this lake and found a mass grave. Skeletons of humans around 300 to 600 different people have been found.
Gyanganj or the place for immortals
Somewhere in the Himalayas, in a no man’s land lies the land of immortals or sidhi ashram. It is believed that to see and survive in that place one needs to achieve a certain level of Karma. There are many theories in which people believe one such story is that the rishis who taught humans civilization have been living there since ages.
The Iron Pillar of Delhi
This strange pillar now exists in Mehrauli Delhi, built by Chandragupta II of Gupta dynasty 1600 years ago. The pillar was made out of wrought iron and has seen almost no erosion. The kind of iron and chemical combinations are reason behind this no corrosion 23ft tall pillar. The mystery is how did the ancient iron smiths knew about the best of the technology?
Our very own Illuminati
The society of nine unknown men started by Emperor Asoka in 273 BC. A two-millennium-old society. The society was founded after the victory of King Asoka in the Kalinga war and that too at the sight of 100,000 lost in battle.