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The Superstitious Beliefs Of These Places Villages In India Will Baffle You

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HolidayIQ travellers share their stories on visiting these destinations in India.

The Superstitious Beliefs Of These Places Villages In India Will Baffle You:

  1. Shani Shingnapur, Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)
  2. Solapur (Maharashtra)
  3. Malappuram (Kerala)
  4. Roopkund, Gopeshwar (Uttarakhand)
  5. Mayong, Pelling (Sikkim)

1. Village Without Doors - Shani Shignapur, Maharashtra

Village Without Doors - Shani Shignapur, Maharashtrasource: womenpla.net

Shani Shinagpur is known for its popular Shani Temple. This village has never witnessed any crime, and that is attributed to the blessings of Shani Dev. The village has no door frames and locks in homes. Taking note of the near-zero crime rate, the UCO Bank has also opened a 'lock-less' branch in this village, the first-of-its-kind in India.

2. Land of Snakes - Shetpal, Maharashtra

Land of Snakes - Shetpal, Maharashtrasource: indipin.com

Shetpal in Solapur district  is known for snake worship. Each house in this village has a resting place for cobras in the rafters of their ceilings. No cases of snake bites have been reported in this village despite snakes moving about freely in every household. 

3. The Twin Town - Kodinhi

The Twin Town - Kodinhisource: hauntedindia.blogspot.com

Kodinhi, a village in Malappuram district of Kerala, has managed to baffle scientists. In a population of 2000, Kodinhi has 350 pairs of identical twins! It has rightfully earned the title of 'Twin Town.'

4. Lake of Skeletons - Roopkund Lake, Uttarakhand

Lake of Skeletons - Roopkund Lake, Uttarakhandsource: indianroots.com

The lake is popularly known as Skeleton Lake or Mystery Lake. The spine-chilling attraction of this lake are the 600-odd human skeletons that were discovered here. 

HolidayIQ Traveller Shourya says, “The lake is frozen during winter. 16,000 feet above sea level, at the bottom of a small valley, Roopkund is a completely frozen lake full of skeletons." 

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5. Land of Black Magic - Mayong, Assam

Land of Black Magic - Mayong, Assamsource: thecitizen.in

It is believed that the name Mayong comes from the Sanskrit word - Maya. Many tales of men disappearing into thin air, people being converted into animals or beasts being magically tamed, have been associated with Mayong. 

HolidayIQ Traveller Abhijit Gupta says, “Mayong is close to Assam and is known for its black magic.”

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