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5 Mysterious Religious Places in India


1. Hanging Pillar at Lepakshi: Andhra Pradesh

Lepakshi is known for its paintings and architecture with the Temple being dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple contains a floating pillar, 1 pillar out of the 70 pillars is mid-hanging in the air. People come here and passes objects under the pillar believing that doing so brings prosperity to their lives.

2. The Mini Desert at Talakad: Karnataka

Locatd on the banks of river Kaveri, there is a village that is deep buried in Sand. Talakad is believed to have been a home for more than 30 temples once. It is considered as that once widowed devotee of Lord Shiva cursed this village after which the whole village turned into a sand dessert making it a mysterious place in India.

3. Leviating Stone: Shivapur, Maharashtra

Hazrat Qamar Ali Darvesh shrine is known for a special rock weighing 70Kg and can only be lifted if 11 people gather around it, touch it with their forefingers and call the name of the saint who placed a curse on it. Following this the stone rises up magically in the air. The stone cannot be lifted by any other means.

4. Houses without Doors: Shani Shignapur, Maharshtra

A small village located about 35 KM away from Ahmednagar, this place is famous for Shani Temple. None of the houses, schools, commercial buildings have doors here. Even then, there have been no single crime ever reported here. Villagers believe have great faith in Lord Shani here and believes that he protects them from all things.

5. Immortal Flame of Jwala Ji temple: Kangra Himachal Pradesh

Located in the kangra district, this temple is considered as one of the most mysterious places in India. The central pit of hollowed stone inside the shrine holds a flame that has been burning endlessly for over 100 years now. Some theories believe that the flame is burning due to the supply of natural gases like Methane under the surface.


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