Top 10 mysteries of India
India is known for its unique culture, heritage and Mythology, There are so many hidden secrets in India which are remain unsolved by science. May be Today’s science is not able to present the scientific proofs behind these mysteries. Here I put a list of 10 such mysteries which are still unsolved.
#1: Roop Kund Lake:
Roop Kund is beautiful lake situated in Himalayas, Chamoli district. In 1942 this frozen lake got molten and discovered with huge number of human skeletons in it. So this place is known as ‘Skeleton Lake’. So many scientists research it and give many statements about this place according their researches, but no one gives strong proof or reason for these skeletons. In starting researchers think that many years ago Japanese soldiers visited India by the ways of Himalayas, but due to an accident the mass deaths was happened. But after some DNA tests researchers got information that skeletons had connections with Iran people who visited India and got death at Roop Kund. As per the DNA results and the jewellery found here researchers ascertained that the remnants were that of kingly dynasty which was only to be found in that era. May be it was a royal pilgrimage or a vanquished army. Some also assume that the people may have died as result of some hailstorm. Based on another version of some anthropologists it is known that this may also be a mass ritualistic suicide. So many results achieved but Roop Kund still remains mystery.
#2: Prahlad Jani ‘Mataji‘:
Prahlad Jani also known as Mataji who lives in Ambaji in Gujarat state. He is an Indian saint and is a devotee of deity Amba. He claims to have lived without food and water since 1940, and says that the goddess Amba sustain him. Prahlad Jani says that he is surviving by chanting mantras and by meditating for goddess Amba. Prahlad Jani has been kept under observations 2 times to know the medical reason behind his claims and also to prove his claim of living without food or water from 1940. He believes that goddess Amba provides him with water like sustainable liquid inside his body to keep him alive. Till 2 observational studies has been made, one in 2003 and another in 2010 to prove his claims or to deny it. Many experts, neurologists monitored Prahlad Jani and they were surprised by the result. The experts confirmed Jani’s ability to survive without food or water but the claim was not proven due to many allegations relating to the procedure of tests conducted. During tests, Prahlad Jani was examined daily for checking his vital statistics, He was stayed in locked room for 10 days of observation, He was provided just 100 millilitres of water for mouth wash, 24 hours cameras was installed and no food was provided. After 10 days, result was he was perfectly healthy no one can know reason behind it.
#3: Karni Mata Temple:
A very famous Karni Mata Temple Is situated in Bikaner in Rajasthan. This temple is known for its rats population. Belief is all Rats a holy souls who blessed by deity Karni. Among thousands of black rats there are only four or five white rats and a person with excellent fortune only can see them. But mystery is thousands of people come to the temple but not single rat has been killed by crushing under the foot of person. Second mystery is, not a single person has been infected by any decease caused by rat.
#4: Blood rain:
South Indian people experiences a peculiar, unexplainable phenomenon known as the red rain. Apparently, red rain fall sporadically on the southern state of India named Kerala in year 2001 from July 25 to September 23, staining clothes with an appearance similar to the blood. According to locals, a loud thunderclap and flash of light, followed by groves of trees shedding shrivelled grey “burnt” leaves, precedes the first colour rain. The first incident of red rain in that place can be dated back to 1818. Ever since, the region, also Known as ‘The Red Region’, has witnessed this unusual sight intermittently. In Hinduism, it is believed that red rain is the wrath of Gods for punishing sinners. It is a signal of destruction and woe. Some believe the killing of innocents leads to red rain. Many scientists have proposed a possible explanation for the phenomenon. Some say that the rain contains micro-organism that were responsible for the origin of life on earth. Others suggest an extra-terrestrial activity. Whatever be the explanation, the red colour in the rain is a cause of curiosity and fear amongst villagers that still remain mystery till date.
#5: Death of Subhashchandra Bose:
More than sixty years after Subhashchandra Bose’s death in plane crash, the mystery over that incident and his possible survival still haunts the Indian nation. Some reports say that he died of third degree burns in plane crash in Taiwan, some say that this was just a poly help him go underground and escape to USSR. The sightings continued for a long time but Bose was never heard after the crash. He was declared dead during the closing stages of World War II by Japan.
Indian government gives lots of efforts since 1945 to 2005 to find out real reason of death of Subhashchandra Bose. In 1945 the Shahnawaz committee which consist four member was declared to examine whether Bose actually died in a plane Crash in August. The committee went to Japan in may 1956 and number of Japanese army surgeons testified that they actually conducted blood transfusion on a seriously injured Subhashchandra Bose who later succumbed to his injuries. The G.D. Khosla committee, which carried on its probe from 1974–1978, could not arrive on any definite conclusion. The justice Mukharjee Committee ,set up in 1999, submitted its report in 2005 and proclaimed that Netaji did not died in plane crash.
Many believe that Subhash Chandra took his last breath in Soviet custody years alleged crash in Taiwan. There are unconfirmed reports that in 1946 Russian strongman Josef Stalin and diplomat Vyacheslay Moltove actually discussed whether Bose should remain in the Soviet Union. More startling is the alleged incident that India’ ambassador to Russia, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan was permitted to meet Netaji in an undisclosed location in the Soviet Union.
Lt. Colonel Habibur Rehman Khan, Netaji’s trusted Aide-de-Camp, is widely believed to be the sole survivor of that fateful plane crash. Rehman later enshrined Bose’s ashes in the Renkoji temple Tokyo. However despite repeated interrogations by British authorities, Rehman never substantiated Netaji’s Death and throughout his life maintained that he was bounded by an oath of secrecy to his deceased leader.
Conspiracy theories abound regarding Netaji’s death. It is alleged that both the congress leadership and the government were tense about the impact of Subhashchantra’s possible return to India. They believed that in such a circumstance, it would be impossible for the Congress or anybody to stop him from coming to power give the way he was worshiped by the common people.
#6: Kuldhara Village:
The 500 years old village of Kuldhara was inhabited by 1500 residents. One dark night they simply vanished. They didn’t die nor were they abducted- they simply left. The reason for their sudden evacuation is still unknown. Some say they fled unable to bear the torment of government taxation. People believe that while leaving Kuldharans cursed the area making it uninhabitable for humans. According to legend, anyone who has ever tried to live in the abandoned village has died brutally. The village is said to be haunted and paranormal investigators have experienced strange events around the cursed area. The village remains deserted till this day.
#7: Twins Town:
Kodinhi, a remote village in Kerala has been witnessed a unique phenomenon. Abnormal amount of twins are born there. In a village resided by around 2000 families, 250 sets of twins are officially registered, though experts are of the opinion that there could actually be as many as 350 sets of twins in the area. The number of twins born in the village is estimated to be increasing each year, and the reason to this is still unknown. The story is quite remarkable considering twins are rare in India- on an average, out of every 1000 Indian births only 4 are born twins whereas in Kodinhi 45% of every 1000 birth are twins.
#8: Magnetic Hill:
In north India in the region of Ladakh there is something called a magnetic hill. Any car parked on top of the hill will roll up the steep road on its own accord, moving at up to 20 kilometres per hour (12.4 meter per hours) speeds. This supernatural-phenomenon is called the “Himalayan wonder”. People from around the world go there to witness nature’s hidden mystery. The secret behind the magnetic pull is an optical illusion created by the peculiar geography of the area. The mountains, roads, and hill are aligned in a manner that makes the area seem like a steep uphill terrain, but the road actually goes downhill but succession of this statement in not completely proved, so it is still consider as a mystery.
#9: Reincarnation of shanti devi:
Shanti Devi was born in Delhi in the 1930s. At the age of 4, she insisted that her mother and father were not her true parents; she further claimed that her real name was ‘Ludgi’. She said that her true family lived somewhere else and to the shock of her parents and everyone in the village, she declared that she had died during child birth. Shanti Devi claimed to have reincarnated. She named the town where she lived with her husband before death. Her worried parents decided to find the truth behind these outlandish claims.
They soon learned about a young lady named Ludgi Devi who indeed died during childbirth. Shanti instantly recognized her “husband from previous life”. “It was reported that Mahatma Gandhi showed keen interest in this strange case. When asked if she remembers anything of the afterlife, shanty claimed to have met Lord Krishna.
Throughout her life time Shanti Devi-Who later became a scholar, teacher, and student of religion- was challenged by many researchers and scientists to test her reincarnation memories. No one however was able to prove her fake.
#10: Levitating stone:
About 160 km east from Mumbai, lies a hamlet called Shivpur, Which embodies the shrine of Hazrat Qamar ali, home to a peculiar levitating stone. According to legend, around 800 years ago, there was a gymnasium in place of shrine. A Sufi named Qamar Ali was born into a family of middle class Muslims whose men-folk prided themselves on their muscular prowess. Qumar Ali, Unlike his aggressive older brothers, was introspective and gentle. When he was just six, he became a disciple of Sufi Pir and fasted and meditated for days until devotees began flocking to his doorstep drawn by the young Sufi’s mystique and healing powers.
Qamar Ali died in his late teens but as he lay on deathbed, he requested that a circular stone weighing 200 pounds, be placed near his tomb. He said that the stone could only be lifted when 11 fingers touched it all at once and called out its name loudly. He wanted it to be a symbol… a reminder that spiritual power is greater than brute strength. To this day, the magical stone can be lifted and levitated by calling out its name. Is it an anti gravity or poltergeist activity? Who knows, but the shrine is a must visit if you want to experience something extra ordinary.