- Bokhari Baba Shrine, Kaipadar village, Orissa
Letters to god float about the shrine, detailing wishes and dreams.
- Dodda Ganeshana Gudi (The Bull Temple), Bangalore, Karnataka
Wishes need no messenger or conduit, they are whispered right into the right ear of the Nandi idol here.
- Durga Temple, Uttar Pradesh
A coconut and a wish; break the former at the temple grounds and the latter is granted.
- Ferozshsah Kotla, Delhi
Confess to wrong deeds by writing letters to djinns, sticking coins to the walls of the mosque, offering milk, sweets, fruits, meat to appease ‘unhappy spirits’.