According to a thread, some tried to explain it as capillary action. But that doesn’t explain the fact that it happened for only a couple days and then never again. (Source)
Feeding / offering food and drinks to statues is an important part of hindu religious ceremonies. So if all the cultureless dicksacks in the comments could shut the fuck up i would greatly appreciate it.
I’ve looked into this kind of extensively and I’ve yet to find a proper explanation for why this happened. It happened literally all over the world, and there is zero scientific explanation for why. There are theories, but they don’t explain everything.
This is, incidentally, why I don’t discount stories of faeries and gods and all kinds of shit like that. There are some things in the universe that are simply beyond human understanding.