Some places in India are very mysterious. In particular, many things related to rivers and lakes of different states are heard. Lonar Lake present in Maharashtra is also a mysterious lake. There is a story about this lake that overnight mysteriously changed its color and became pink. Let’s know 5 mysterious things about this lake.
Learn about Lonar Lake
Lonar Lake is known as Lonar Crater. There are many mysteries behind the construction of this lake. It is also said that this lake was formed 35,000 to 50,000 years ago by the fall of a heavy meteorite. This lake has also been mentioned in puranic books like Skanda Purana and Padma Purana.
There are many secrets associated with the lake.
It is said that there are many stories about the lake. There was a demon named Lonasura who was killed by Lord Vishnu. His blood had fallen on the toe of God’s foot, to remove which when God gave a thumb inside the soil, a deep pit was formed there.
No one goes inside the lake.
Many people arrive to see it after hearing about the secrets of this lake, but no one goes inside the lake. From time to time, efforts have also been made to resolve the problems related to the lake, to which no answer has been revealed till date.
Why was the lake pink?
The water of Lonar Lake had changed back 2 weeks after turning pink. Speaking to Hindustan, Prashant Dhakephalkar, microbiologist and director of Pune-based Agarkar Research Institute, says, “The colour of water bodies starts changing even when there is already an increase in salinity of the salinity of the saline lake. ”
There are many temples near the lake.
Mountains and temples are built around this lake. There is also a Shiva temple in the list of these temples which is quite famous.