'Bullet Baba' shrine in Jodhpur, Rajasthan is one of them. It is strange but true, people are worshiping a motorbike at 'Bullet Baba' shrine since 1988.

Om Banna (also called Om Bana and Bullet Banna) is a shrine located in Pali district near Jodhpur, devoted to a deity in the form of a motorcycle. The motorcycle is a 350cc Royal Enfield Bullet. Hundreds of devotees turn up every day to pray for a safe journey.

According to local people, in 1988, Om Banna (formerly known as Om Singh Rathore) met an accident and died. The morning after the accident, local police took the motorcycle to a nearby police station. The next day it was reported to have disappeared from the station and was found back at the site of the accident.

Police, once again, took the motorcycle, this time emptying its fuel tank and putting it under lock and chain to prevent its removal. Despite their efforts, the next morning it again disappeared and was found at the accident site. This came to be seen as a miracle by local population, and they began to worship the “Bullet Bike.”

News of the miracle motorcycle spread to nearby villages, and later they built a temple to worship it. This temple is known as “Bullet Baba’s Temple." It is believed that Om Banna’s spirit helps distressed travellers. The temple includes a tree ornamented with offerings of bangles, scarves and rope. The temple beside the Enfield motorbike has a large picture of Singh.

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