There are surreal and mysterious places in the world that are believed to be charmed by a higher power. These destinations are open to visitors from all walks of life. It doesn’t matter if you are a believer or an atheist, superstitious or rational; anyone can come here, experience the spell and make a wish. Sometimes those wishes come true.
1: Ajmer Sharif
It is widely believed that no prayer at the Ajmer Sharif goes unanswered. According to the historical records, the Mughal emperor Akbar visited this Dargah from Delhi (on foot) to pray for a heir. Soon enough his prayer got answered. The dargah is the oldest in South Asia and a place for the diffusions of different religions.
2: The Fertility Temple of Bhutan
Chime Lhakhang monastery in Punakha district of Bhutan is said to be blessed by the “Divine Madman.” He was an eccentric saint whose manner of teaching was humorous and sexually implicit. The monastery is considered a sanctum of fertility and childless couples pray here for divine interventions.
3: Tirupati Balaji Temple
Lord Venkateshwar is a benign avtaar of Vishnu and grants boon to all those who come to the Tirupati Balaji temple. It is the oldest in India going back to the 9th century. Many devotes make an offering of hair in this temple in hopes of getting their wished fulfilled.
4: Passport Shrine, Jamshedpur
Whether you are looking for Shengen or American visa, the shrine of Miskin Shah should definitely be a stop over before the interview at the particular embassy. The shrine is particularly amenable to the requests of visa-seekers, students and unemployed. If you cannot make the journey on foot, no sweat just send a letter with a copy to the passport.
5: Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Uttarakhand
According to the Hindu mythology, this temple is situated on the exact spot where Lord Shiva consumed blue poison to save the world. Thus, the temple is known as Neelkanth Mahadev meaning the Blue Throated One. It is surrounded by dense forest and is in close proximity to the mountain ranges of Nar-Narayan in Uttarakhand.