Everything we do, every thought we ever have, is produced by the human brain. But exactly how it operates remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries, and it seems the more we probe its secrets, the more surprises we find.
These 10 Unsolved Indian Mysteries will make you question everything.
1. The Jodhpur Boom
The residents of Jodhpur panicked after the deafening sonic boom, which was heard over the city on 18th December 2012. The sonic boom is a sound associated with the shock waves created by an object travelling through air faster than the speed of the sound. The sonic boom generates enormous amount of sound energy, much like an explosion. When it occurred in Jodhpur, the nearby army base also denied any association with the noise and the source of the noise has remained a mystery.
2. The Curious case of Shanti Devi
Shanti Devi was born in Delhi in 1926. She began recounting the details from a supposed past life at the age of four. She claimed that she was the reincarnation of a woman who lived in Mathura. The case was even brought to the attention of Mahatma Gandhi. There were multiple researches on the same and the researchers had corroborated her claims and found them to be accurate.
3. The Alien Cave Paintings of Charama
In the Caves of Charama in Chhattisgarh, there are paintings which depict aliens like the ones shown in Hollywood and Bollywood flicks. The caves are located at about 130 km from Raipur. The people of the area mention about people landing from the sky and kidnapping the villagers. These paintings are done in natural colors and haven’t faded despite the years.
4. The abandoned village of Kuldhara
Kuldhara was home to the Paliwal Brahmins. The residents of Kuldhara abandoned their homes overnight about 200 years ago. Nobody knows where they went and settled. The houses even today are in the same condition as they left it. The people believe that the place is cursed and the ghosts of Kuldhara still haunts the place and hence it is still barren and uninhabited. Kuldhara is now maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India as a heritage site.
5. The shrine of Bullet Baba
In 1991, a biker named Om Banna Died while travelling to Jodhpur on his bullet. The local police had taken his bike to the nearest police station after the accident but the next day, the motorcycle disappeared and was found at the accident site. It thwarted every attempt by the police to keep it at the local police station, the motorcycle always returned to same spot before dawn.
6. The Jatinga bird suicides
Jatinga in Assam has seen thousands of birds dying over a small strip of land. It is a town of only 2500 people residing, there have been many studies by the India’s most prestigious ornithologists but this bizarre Bermuda Triangle of fowl death remains unexplained. There have been many theories floated around related to high altitude, fog disorientation, high winds etc. scientists are yet to conclusively determine what makes Jatinga such a red zone for birds.
7. The UFO base at Kongka La Pass
The Kongka La Pass is the low ridge pass in the Himalayas, it is situated on the Indo-China border area in Ladakh. The place has become infamous for its multiple sightings of eerie lights and flying objects in the sky. The people who report to have seen UFO landing, also say that they have seen UFOs emerging out of the ground. The UFOs have been reported in the year 2004, and twice in 2012. There have been reports of more than 100 sightings of bright objects.
8. The man who lived without food and water for 70 years
Prahlad Jani is an Indian breatharian sadhu who claims to have lived without food and water since 1940. He is a devotee of goddess Amba. He believes that Goddess provides him liquid sustenance or water. In 2010, the scientists observed him 24×7 in a room for 15 days on CCTV and found that he had no symptoms of starvation or dehydration.
9. The Monkey Man
The Monkey Man of New Delhi is a monster which was reported roaming in Delhi in the mid 2001. The strange monkey like creature that was appearing at the night and attacking people for four weeks. There had been many descriptions given by the people- Eight feet tall, muscular, bandaged figure etc. but the cops were unable to catch him.
10. The twin village of Kerala
Kodinhi is a remote and sleepy village in Kerala Malappuram district which has continued to be a mystery to researchers. This village has the largest number of twins in the country. The presence of more than 500 twin siblings of different ages in the village still remains a riddle for the scientific world.
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