Visitors to these places are rumored to have had many terrifying experiences
- Trending Desk New Delhi, India
- Last Updated: July 22, 2022, 10:59 AM IST
Over the years, we have heard about mysteries and haunted stories about different places around the world. In India, many people claim that certain places are haunted. North Eastern states are home to many such places.
North Eastern states are popular among tourists from all over India And abroad because of their rich culture, heritage, food and natural beauty.
The North Eastern states are known for their beautiful valleys, waterfalls, vast hilly areas and scenic landscapes.
However, the northeastern states have many secrets. Visitors to these places claim to experience some terrifying experiences. Here are four such places in the northeastern states that are said to be spiritual destinations.
Jatinga, Assam: Also known as “The Valley of Death”, Jatinga has a strange phenomenon that takes place here and it still remains a puzzle. Hundreds of native and migratory birds fly into this village in Assam’s Dima Hasao district every year and die en masse. Every year between September and November, Jatinga village attracts a large number of birds for mysterious suicides. Many ornithologists claim that local birds like Kingfishers, Pond Heron, Black Bittern, Tiger Bixten etc. are also attracted to such behavior.
Phangpui, Mizoram: Popularly known as the Blue Mountain, Phangpui is close to the southern border of the state and offers stunning scenic beauty. It is the highest mountain peak in the state and is located in Phangpuri National Park. Although the peak is a favorite spot for trekkers, locals believe that the mountain is haunted by evil spirits.
Khecheopalri Lake, Sikkim: Khecheopalri Lake in West Sikkim is a lake near the town of Khecheopalri, 147 km west of Gangtok. According to folklore, the lake goddess Nenzo gifted a Lepcha girl named Asha Lam and gave her the missing precious stone. According to the locals, the jewelery is believed to be hidden in the lake. The lake is important to Buddhists and Hindus and is believed to have healing properties. Additionally, according to local legend, birds do not let any leaves fall into the lake. It is a sacred lake, which locals believe can fulfill the wishes of visitors.
Nohkalikai Falls, Meghalaya: The strange story behind the name of the falls is that a woman named Ka Likai jumped off the cliff after learning that her second husband from her first marriage had murdered her daughter. She only wanted her daughter to feel her father’s love, so she got married a second time. However, her husband was not thrilled about Ka Likai spending so much time with her daughter, so one day, while the mother was at work, he killed the daughter and prepared her meat for their feast. As a result, this waterfall got the name Nohkalikai Falls.