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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  • September 17, 2017
    Brahm sarovar kund is of religious significance for hindus. I visited the same alongwith my friend. It is believed the same was created by Bramha ji. During the war of mahabharat, duryodhan used the s...  more »
  • September 10, 2017
    This is lovely place. Make sure your timing are well planned so that you can walk comfortably. This is good place to be clam and enjoy the nature.  more »
  • August 31, 2017
    Very huge sarovar which is developed in the middle of the city. Very well maintained and clean. temple dedicated to lord siva in the middle of the sarovar. Main community bath takes place here during ...  more »

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