6 Unresolved Mysteries that Continue to Baffle Indian Historians!


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    India is a nation of myth and history, a patchwork of many cultures, old civilizations, and mysterious legends. There is a world of unanswered mysteries that have confounded historians and archaeologists for millennia, behind the majesty of its forts, the profundity of its spiritual writings, and the beauty of its varied civilizations.

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The Unexpected Decline of the Indus Valley Civilization

    The Indus Valley Civilization (IVC), one of the oldest urban civilizations in history, flourished between 3300 and 1300 BCE. The culture, renowned for its intricate drainage systems, complex urban design, and enigmatic script, abruptly and mysteriously disappeared. In spite of a great deal of research and investigation, the causes of this collapse are still unknown. Was it an invasion, a natural disaster, or a shift in climate that brought them to an end?

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Delhi's Mysterious Iron Pillar

    The Gupta eras Iron Pillar, located at Delhis Qutub Complex, is a towering structure that dates to approximately 400 CE. This pillar, standing over 7 meters tall and weighing over 6 tons, is well known for its ability to withstand corrosion even after being subjected to inclement weather for more than 1,600 years. Both scientists and historians are perplexed by the pillars composition. What does the accomplishment of this marvel by ancient craftspeople reveal about their technological capability and how they accomplished it?

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The peculiar case of Saraswati's Lost River

    The Saraswati River was believed to have flowed throughout the northern region of India, as mentioned in ancient Indian writings. Some think it is mythical, while others think it was there for millennia before drying up. Was the Saraswati a real river, and if so, how did it influence the development of prehistoric Indian societies?

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The Mysterious Disappearance of Subhash Chandra Bose

    In 1945, Subhash Chandra Bose vanished without explanation. According to official claims, he perished in a plane crash in Taiwan, but no hard proof has ever been shown. Bose could have gone into hiding or been taken prisoner by the British or Soviets, according to several theories. His demise is still one of the most enigmatic historical mysteries in India, despite multiple studies.

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Inside the Padmanabhaswamy Temple's Secret Chamber

    Known for its grandeur and lengthy history, the Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala is home to an enigmatic locked room. The last vault, Vault B, is still closed and is said to be cursed. Other temple chambers have been unlocked, revealing a vast amount of gold. What is in this room? Is it more antiquities, more treasure, or something altogether more ethereal?

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The Skeleton Lake Riddle of the Roopkund

    Numerous human remains have been found at the strange and grisly discovery site of Roopkund Lake in the Indian Himalayas. These bones, which date to the ninth century CE, may have been the consequence of a cataclysmic event. Scientists & historians are still baffled by the identities of these people & the tale of their mass murder in this isolated lake.

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