Dumas Beach- Where the Wind is Laden with Strange Whispers: Gujarat
What is the idea of a haunted place that most of us have in our mind? Those of us having grown up watching spooky Hollywood and Bollywood flicks will undoubtedly be flashed with the image of place with dark and secluded surroundings covered with dense trees, rare visitors, located off the nearby city or town, a big house or a bungalow majority of the times and forests, jungles and other deserted places the remaining times. But who would have thought of beach as a haunted place. Dumas Beach located near the city of Surat in the state of Gujarat is reportedly haunted.
The beach frequented by travelers and locals in equal numbers is a site of paranormal activities as per many of the visitors who have been to the place. The winds of the place are said to blow fiercely and be loaded with strange and hushed whispers. The beach is often referred to as the home of tortured spirits of the dead. Several People are of the opinion that dogs behave strangely when at the beach. It is said that dogs who seem to have a higher degree of occult sensing, behave weirdly once they are near the sea. They bark frantically the whole night running from one direction to the other. People have reported strange sounds emanating while they walk towards the ocean asking them not to move any further. There have been reports of several audacious visitors taking a late night stroll at the beach being missing.
The tales perhaps originate from the fact that the beach is also the place where the Hindu population of the town burn the dead bodies and the things and places associated with the dead have always been occult and considered beyond the living. They are very often declared as spooky and haunted. The reality remains hidden behind a mist of superstitions and beliefs of people. Whatever the true story might be, the numerous incidences pertaining to the strange activities on the beach never stop and continue to haunt the imaginations of many. Several people have declared it a myth far from reality while even more stress on all the stories being real. One can only find by paying a visit to the place but don’t forget to take your dog along.