Om Banna is a hallowed place found in Pali locale close Jodhpur, India, committed to a divinity as a cruiser. It is found 20 kilometers (12 mi) from Pali and 50 kilometers (31 mi) far from Jodhpur on the Pali-Jodhpur highway, close Chotila town. The bike is a 350cc Royal Enfield Bullet.
In 1988, Om Banna (earlier known as Om Singh Rathore) was going from the town known as Bangdi close Sanderao of Pali to Chotila when he lost control of his bike and struck a tree: Om Banna died immediately, his bike falling into a close-by trench. The morning after the mischance, nearby police took the bike to a close-by police headquarters.
The following day it was accounted for to have vanished from the station and was found once again at the site of the mishap. Police, at the end of the day, took the bike, this time discharging its fuel tank and putting it under lock and affix to keep its evacuation.
Notwithstanding their endeavors, the following morning it again vanished and was found at the mishap site. Legend expresses that the bike continued coming back to the same trench. It frustrated each endeavor by police to keep it at the nearby police headquarters; the bike was constantly, come back to the same spot before first light.
This came to be seen as a marvel by nearby populace, and they started to love the “Bullet Bike.” News of the supernatural occurrence bike spread to adjacent towns, and later they assembled a sanctuary to love it. This place is known as “Bullet Baba’s Temple.
It is accepted that Om Banna’s soul aides upset voyagers. The sanctuary incorporates a tree ornamented with offerings of bangles, scarves and rope. The temple alongside the Enfield motorbike has an extensive picture of Singh.
Consistently adjacent villagers and voyagers stop and appeal to the bicycle and its late owner Om Singh. The individuals who pass by stop to bow their heads leave offerings out of appreciation for the supportive soul and a few drivers likewise offer little containers of liquor at the site.
It is said that an individual who does not stop to implore at the temple is in for a perilous adventure. Fans likewise apply the “tilak” stamp and tie a red string on the motorbike. Neighborhood individuals sing society tunes for the sake of Om Bana.
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