Princess Ratnavati of Bhangarh Fort

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India is a country filled with mysteries. In 1613, Bhangarh Fort was built by Madho Singh. Bhangarh Fort is one of the most haunted locations in India and prominent tourists’ attractions. Supernatural beings are said to haunt Bhangarh Fort by projecting strange voices, ghostly apparitions and activities. Individuals who stayed overnight never returned home, therefore, it is forbidden to enter the Fort after sunset and before sunrise, ordered by the Government. Most tourists mentioned that they got nervous and agitated by the unsettling emptiness of the Bhangarh Fort.

Guru Balau Nath had given permission to build this Fort but under the conditions that any houses built should not be higher than his house and the shadows of those houses should not fall on his meditative place but the king out of his greed, did not pay attention to this detail and built a high Fort, therefore, the curse of the roofless houses and entire destruction of the Fort was instigated.

Princess Ratnavati

The princess of Bhangarh was Ratnavati. She was recognised for her beauty and many desired to marry her. One corrupted magician called Singhia decided to use black magic to lure the princess into marriage with him. However, the princess figured out that the scented oil he offered her out of love was, in fact, a love potion. She threw all of it on the ground, which transformed into a rock and crushed Singhia and before passing away he cursed that Bhangarh would be doomed for destroyed without reincarnation and the surrounding area of the fort will be restless and dangerous to those who inhabit it. Afterwards, the people and the princess of Bhangarh Fort was attacked and killed by the Mughals.

The current dilapidated state of Bhangarh Fort is due to the curse of Singhia and the Fort is believed to be haunted by the ghosts of the Princess Ratnavati and Singhia. However, many individuals believe that the princess will be reincarnated and she will return to the Fort to put an end to this tormenting curse.

That concludes my blog. Thank you for reading, fellow humans πŸ™‚

82 thoughts on “Princess Ratnavati of Bhangarh Fort

  1. I have heard/read about it. But paranormal investigator Late Gaurav Tiwari had spent a night in that place and he had already proved there are no ghosts and paranormal entities there. You can find the video on YouTube.

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  2. Very informative and interesting travel post. I have been living in India for past 20 years and never thought of this place. Thanks for highlighting. Would surely checkout this place one day .

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  3. Wow! That’s an interesting and a scary story. I recollect seeing a south Indian movie with a similar theme someday back on one of the channels. Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

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  4. What an interesting and chilling story! I love haunting stories like this, but have never heard of this one! India has such interesting history and stories. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. I look forward to reading these stories, even the terrifying ones, they are just so interesting! Your storytelling is so awesome too you have me hooked on every word!

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  6. I really like the pictures you shared and the history. Wow! What an interesting story that the Princess Ratnavati of Bhangarh Fort experienced.

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  7. That was a fascinating post to read. I would love to visit the fort one day to appreciate it first hand and to experience the significance of this place. It looks so interesting.

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    1. I truly don’t think I would want to be here at during the day ha! It seems a bit intense at times but you do a great job of sharing the story with us! I personally would just be a little nervous!

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  8. this is such an interesting story! I’ve never been to India, but I’ve seen a lot of documentaries about their culture.

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