Brahma Sarovar, Kurukshetra

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Brahma Sarovar is an ancient water tank sacred to Hinduism in Thanesar, in the state of Haryana in North India. Hinduism lays emphasis on taking bath for internal and external purity. Most religious sites have water tanks or sarovar in or near the temple/gurdwara. The Hindu genealogy registers at Kurukshetra, Haryana are kept here.HistoryAccording to stories of myths, Lord Brahma created the universe from the land of Kurukshetra after a huge yajna. The Brahma Sarovar here is believed to be the cradle of civilization. The sarovar is also mentioned in the eleventh century AD memoirs of Al Beruni, called ‘Kitab-ul-Hind’. The sarovar also has a mention in Mahabharata citing its use by Duryodhana to hide himself under water on the concluding day of the war.A sacred shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva stands within the sarovar, accessible by a small bridge. According to scriptures, bathing in this sarovar increases the sanctity of performing the ‘ashvamedh yajna’. The tank offers a breath-taking sight during the Gita Jayanti celebrations held in the last week of November and early December every year when there will be ‘deep daan’ and ‘aarti’. This also happens to be the time when migratory birds from distant places wing it to the sarovar. The Birla Gita Mandir and Baba Nath’s haveli and temple are the neighbouring attractions.
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  • This is a very nice historical place and well maintained by hariyana government. The lake is very big and there is a Bronx statue of krishna and arjun on chariot.  more »
  • my experience was magical. while standing on the platform you feel as if the earth is moving in circular motion and water in front of you too is moving in opposite direction. be still and you would be...  more »
  • The largest pond is dedicated to Lord Krishna.It is believed to be the support of civilization and Lord Brahma created the universe from this land. It is rectangular in shape and well maintained.Lord ...  more »
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  • SO GOOD THIS PLACE IS! BEAUTIFUL WELL MAINTAINED BRAHMA SAROVAR .
  • It is located in kurukchetra where mahabhartha fight did.brahma sarovar is begin the name of lord brahma.historically people said that brahma created this lake first in the earth and from this lake he created the world.thats why its name brahma sarovar.if you bath in the river your all papams will reduce .and here also many other sites to see like bhim kund .krishna arjuna banyan tree (that is the only tree now from the mahabaratham time.it is 6000 years old.you can also darshan their).a must visit place for hindus and lord krishna lovers
  • The place is the beauty of kurukshetra sarovar area is looking beautiful and the tamples shows the historic background the place of mahabharat also known as land of mahabharat Most beautiful view is of statue of pandavs shows feeling of the real mahabharat this place is also the photo section area during geeta mahotsav Indian president comes every year in November the fair held for 10 to 15 days The lightning in area is very attractive n appealing had a very good experience overall good
  • Place of high spiritual importance. One of the largest tank in asia hold a very high mythological importance as Lord Brahmaa perform Yagya here. Avery neat and clean place.
  • A divine holy place, ancient sarovar (pool) is here in which taking bath is considered to be purity of internal and external (body and soul)

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