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Top 5 Spine-chilling Himalayan Mysteries of all times

As colossal as the Himalayas are so are the mysteries related to them. Some things truly exist in this world where all logic and reasoning go down the hill. Such mysteries stand true for the Himalayas too and here are our top picks that are sure to boggle your mind. Apart from the horrifying stories of Yetis surviving in the Himalayas, here are other mysteries that you must know.

Top 5 Himalayan mysteries of all times that are beyond abstract thought

There is no fence about the Himalayas being the hot pot of mysteries and its several folds unfold each as you tread along its curves. It is not just a vacationer’s fancy but brims one with utter curiosity. Here are the places in the giant Himalayan folds that will leave you dumbfounded.

1.      Gyanganj

The first mysterious place that hits this list is Gyanganj, famously known as the land of immortals, Gyanganj is truly a mind-boggling place nestled in the Himalayas. Tales had it that many mountaineers and trekkers have tried locating this place supposedly located somewhere remotely in the Himalayas. The place is quite mystifying that even new mapping technologies have failed to map it after innumerable attempts. It is believed by several Buddhists that Gyanganj is another dimension altogether.

Many spiritual leaders have fueled this fire by putting forth claims of visiting this place now and then. They describe it as resembling a lotus with eight petals, on its periphery are the snow-clad mountains along with a tree of life that stands tall at its center. This place is located in the Tibetan Himalayan range. However mythological it may sound but there is no smoke without the fire. Gyanganj exists somewhere in the parallel world.

2.      Gangkhar Puensum


Famous for being the highest unclimbed mountain in the world, Gangkhar Puensum is a true mystery. People living in its vicinity speak of strange happenings, noises, baffling lights, and apparitions that have been experienced many times. The place is nestled in Bhutan and Bhutanese believe it to be the home of Gods, Yetis, and other mythical creatures, making it quite legendary.  

3.      Tiger’s Nest Monastery


Located in the Bhutan region, Tiger’s Nest Monastery has a mystical story attached to it. It is famed for being located on a cliff and has a cave known to be Guru Padmasambhava’s meditation spot for three years, three months, three days, and three hours. The crux of the mystery lies in the location of the monastery which is hard to climb even today. It is widely believed that the Guru Padmasambhava flew to this place atop a tigress from Tibet. Exciting enough!

4.      Roopkund Lake


Roopkund is one of the most enthralling treks in Uttarakhand however, there is a strange thing attached to it. People completing this trek had found human remains just near the lake. Many believe that the remains are of WWII soldiers, others think that the remains belong to a King’s family cursed by a goddess.

5.      Gurudongmar Lake

Yet another lake that gets a place on this list is the Gurudongmar Lake. The mystery about this place is the tiny lake part that never freezes even in extremely cold temperatures. It is widely believed that Gurudongmar used his tantric abilities to accomplish this miracle for the people living in the nearby area. This lake is the source of the colossal Teesta River and is atop a plateau by the side of the Kanchengyao mountain range.

However amusing this may sound, the existence of a parallel dimension or world remains an unanswered question on the face of humankind.