India is a land of mythological mysteries. There are a certain number of places in India that have astonishing mystery connected to it. Even science could never such happenings on earth. To take your adrenaline rush to another level, here is a list of mysterious temples in India. Each one of them has their own amazing tale to narrate. Read along to find out about the mysteries of these mysterious temples!
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1. Hazrat Qamar Ali Darvesh- The mystery stone
There are certain things that happen in this world that not even science can explain. People can witness one such occurrence at Hazrat Qamar Ali Darvesh Dargah in Shivapuri, Maharashtra. The Dargah is located on the outskirts of Pune and 16 km from the main city of Mumbai.The Not the whole place but there is a particular stone that holds the mythological significance. The stone is believed to be blessed by the saint. The stone is weighed 90 kgs and it is impossible to pick the stone except for one way. In order to pick this holy stone, a group of 11 men is required who can lift this stone with their index fingers while they call the name of the saint in unison. There is no other way to pick this stone up. Science has failed to provide any reasons for the happening.
2. Nidhi Van- where Lord Krishna visits himself
This temple is counted among the most mysterious temples of India. Nidhivan is a forest with the holy temple-Rang Mahal located in the temple city of India- Vrindavan. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Apart from holding several mythological beliefs, the activities that take place in and around the temple are beyond explanation. Nidhivan is a dense forest with the lush green trees. The interesting thing is that the barks of the trees are hollow and the land is absolutely dry, but the tree remains loaded with green leaves throughout the year. No tree stands straight and is bend towards the earth. Devotees believe that trees perform Rasleela at the night. Coming to Rang Mahal, there is a deity of Lord Krishna decorated beautifully. The temple is shut after the evening prayer and various things such as saree, sweets, betel nuts are kept inside the temple. Every morning the priests see that sweets are partially eaten and the clothes have been used. No one is allowed on the premises of the temple after the sun sets down. It is believed that Radha-Krishna comes to the temple every night to rest. Anyone who has tried to see what happens in the night either dies, go blind or become insane. The place remains mysterious till date.
3. Jwala ka Temple- a Temple of eternal flame
Jwala ji temple is located in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Temple is dedicated to Sati, wife of Lord Shiva. What may leave you in dismay here is the eternal flame that is burning in the premises of the temple for 100 years without any source of fuel. If the mythological story is to be believed then Sati killed herself after her father mistreated Shiva. After her death, Lord Vishnu divided her body into 51 pieces which fell on different parts of Earth. The tongue is believed to be fallen at this place where Jwala Ji temple has been constructed. Many scientific organizations have come here to research about the source of this eternal flame but have failed.
4.The Linearity of Chidambaram Nataraja Temple, Kanchipuram Ekambareshwar temple, and Sri Kalahasthi temple.
Some mysterious temples have left people in awe. In the era where there were no scientific tools, three temples were built in the exact same longitudes at 79 degrees 42 minute east. The Chidambaram Nataraja temple in Tamil Nadu, Kanchipuram Ekambareshwar temple in Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu and Sri Kalahasthi temple in Andra Pradesh all lies on the straight line. These temples are considered to be Shiva lingam representing various elements of earth. Such as air, earth and space. The fact that it was built thousands of years ago where there were no scientific tools to measure the point on earth leaves many people in dismay. Some consider it to be a co- incidence. But, even if it is a co-incidence it is worth noticing.
5. Veerabhadra temple- the mystery of hanging pillar
Veerabhadra temple is located in the Lipakshi district of Andra Pradesh. At times, it is also known as Lepakshi temple. The temple is known for its architectural beauty. But, what catches hold of most of the visitors is the hanging pillar of the temple. Although there are 7o pillars in the temple, but one pillar which lies hanging in the premises of temple is the piece of wonder. To prove that, many people pass a piece of cloth through the bottom of the pillar. The mystery behind how this pillar stays intact without any support remains a million dollar question till date.
6. Sugali Mata temple, the story of titled necks of deities
Located in the Auwa, Marwar district of Rajasthan. This temple has another mysterious story to unfold. The deities inside the temple have a tilted neck and remains tilted no matter if you try to change the idol or reconstruct it. People have tried several times to change the deity with a perfect one, but even the perfect idol tilts its neck after some time. And, those who try to change the deity falls sick. Many believe the reason behind the tilted neck is that, many freedom fighters used to visit this temple. Once, this deity was shot by a Britisher giving it a reason to have tilted neck.
7. Bullet Baba, the bike drives itself to a place
People in India worship cows, monkey, stones , trees everything. But, a Bullet? this is a question of wonder. Here goes the story behind this temple. A man on his bullet died in an accident where current this temple resides. The next day, police took his body and bike away and kept the bike in the police station. Next day, the bike was found in the exact same spot where the person died. Next day, the bike was tied to a chain but still it made it way to the spot. This kept repeating several times, until the bike was permanently set there and a temple of Bullet Baba was created. The bikers and travelers pray at this temple for a safe journey.
There are many more mysterious temples and stories in India. If you know more about mysterious temples in India let us know!
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