India is a land of mysteries and wonders, which has always allured and fascinated people with its strange riddles and questions waiting to be answered over a long period of time. Here, there is a very thin line between the truth and the fantasy, and standing this thin line, one gets entrapped in the realm of superstition. The curiosity about these unsolved mysteries is what draws people from far and wide to look answers to these mysterious questions.
Here are 10 unsolved mysteries of India, which are waiting to be unraveled:
1. The UFO Base of Kongka La Pass
One of the most amazing places in India is the Kongka La Pass, which is situated in the midst of Himalaya Mountains in Ladakh, at the Indo China border. This is a no man’s land, which is rumored to be an underground base for UFO’s as many locals as well as tourists have reported UFO sightings in the area. It is believed that there are hidden underground constructs located in the region, which serve as the operational base for UFO activities.
2. The Curse of Kuldhara
Kuldhara is a strange village near Jaisalmer, which was a flourishing place in 1291 but all of a sudden, it went in ruins with all its residents simply vanishing into thin air one night. It is believed that an oppressive ruler was the reason behind this and no one would ever again reside here, as whoever tried to do so died brutally. Perhaps, the village suffers from a curse by its original residents who were forced to flee it. Some even believe Kuldhara to be haunted.
3. The Question Mark over Taj Mahal
Next among the unsolved mysteries of India comes the epitome of love and beauty, the Taj Mahal, a mausoleum dedicated by Emperor Shah Jahan to his wife Mumtaz Mahal. But recent research has revealed something shocking- that the world famous monument was actually a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, known as the Tejo Mahalaya. It further states that the temple could have been conquered by the Emperor and transformed into the mausoleum as it exists today.
4. The Mysterious Disappearance of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
Another uncanny tale relates to the death of the famous Indian freedom fighter, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, who reportedly died in a plane crash in Taiwan in 1945. But years later, a man from Faizabad claimed that he was the same person as Subhash Chandra Bose and later he died in 1985. The fact that this man bore a close resemblance with Bose, along with his knowledge about his family and background, still continues to puzzle people about his identity.
5. The illuminati of Emperor Ashoka
India has been home to a secret society of 9 unknown men chosen by Emperor Ashoka, which has aimed to hold secret information in the form of books, passed on from one generation to the next. Each of these 9 persons had in depth knowledge relating to a particular field and leakage of this information could cause harm to the human race. The secret society continues to operate with prominent members spread all around the world today.
6. The Jodhpur Sonic Boom
Another unraveled mystery of India is Jodhpur sonic boom, an event which took place on 18th December, 2012, when a sudden deafening sound took the people of Jodhpur by surprise. Supposedly, such an explosive sound is caused when an overhead plane breaks the speed of sound, but this was not a case here, which made the Jodhpur sonic boom something beyond human logic. Amazingly, similar events were witnessed at locations around the globe in the same period of time, but the puzzle remains unsolved till date….
7. Prahlad Jani-The Man who can survive without food
Prahlad Jani is a man who has survived without food for the past 70 years, which he attributed to his unwavering devotion to Goddess Amba. His stunning strength has been proved by the fact that a study had been conducted on him, under which he had comfortably survived without food and water for a period of 15 days.
8. Indus Valley Civilization
The Indus Valley Civilization is another great and fascinating mystery of India and continues to be an object of intrigue even centuries after its end. The civilization, its architecture and town planning and ideas seemed much ahead of its time, making it a wonder for the world.
9. Himalayan Yeti Sighting
The Yeti of the Himalayas is one of the most amazing fables of the Indian sub continent, which is a question yet to be answered. While some people have narrated it as a scary experience, others explain yeti as a friendly being.
10. Death of Lal Bahadur Shastri
One of the most mysterious stories of India is the reason behind the death of Lal Bahadur Shastri, who was said to have died of cardiac arrest while his visit to Tashkent. But his wife believed otherwise, as he never had any heart problems and also his body bore blue marks.
All these events have continued to be a source of mystery for Indians as well as people from other parts of the world. Many of adventure seekers have tried to unravel these mysteries but the answers are yet to be unraveled.