Spirits, demons, Jins, what ever you want to call them, In India we constantly hear about people under the control of such evil forces. People from different states come to Sacred Temples to get cured and get rid away from these spirits. These places in turn become synonymous with the paranormal and the downright eerie.
Here are some haunted temples in India
1. Dattatreya Mandir, Gangapur
This temple is situated in In Madhya Pradesh’s Betul district, People scream abuses at god while hanging from the roof at this mandir. People mostly come here during the new moon and the full moon, and once everyone is assembles, the ‘Mahamangal Aarti ‘ begins at 11.30am. This is the time when people can be heard shouting, screaming and hurling abuses at the Gods, and it is believed that evil spirits are within them. They even climb the walls and do strange things.
2. Mahendipur Balaji Temple, Rajasthan
The Mahendipur Balaji Temple in Rajasthan, People here perform penance by pouring boiling water on themselves. It is supposedly the only place in India where live exorcisms are still practiced. It is located in Dausa district, People perform extreme things here ranging from pouring boiling water on themselves to chaining themselves to the walls. It is said that there are lot of evil spirits around this place.
3. Hazrat Syed Ali Mira Datar Dargah, Gujarat
Located in a fort-like structure in Univa village, People chain themselves to the walls here to get rid of evil spirits. This dargah has been visited by women who are mentally affected. It is said that people come here to drive evil spirits out of them. People from all religions, cast will be seen here.