Kurukshetra – The town of battles inviting wanderers

Kurukshetra( Battle region, if I talk in a literal sense)is a located in Haryana, India and has many historical and religious connections. Popularly known as Dharmakshetra (Region of righteousness). According to the Indian Holy Scriptures, Kurukshetra has drawn its name from famous King, King Kuru. King Kuru is known to be the ancestor of Kauravas and Pandavas, from the epic Mahabharata. Kurukshetra is associated with the Vedas and Vedic Culture. Kurukshetra covers a great amount of land covered with a large number of temples, lakes and other religious symbols.You can also plan a trip to nearby places like Patiala, Chandigarh or Mohali when visiting Kurukshetra.

Local sightseeing Book an outstation Taxi(hire a taxi for this purpose) covers multiple locations, but theses must on the top of your check list

Kurukshetra – The town of battles inviting wanderers

Kurukshetra - The town of battles inviting wanderers

Kurukshetra – The town of battles inviting wanderers

1.Bhramasarovar – Kurukshetra

One of the largest man-made bathing tanks all over Asia, this ancient water tank has great religious and historical importance, it is. It was known as ‘mini sea made by man’ by AbulFazl, Akbar’s historian. There is separate bathing space for men and women with adequate enclosures. It is believed that a dip in this tank is equivalent to performing AshwamedhYagna for which the tank attracts thousands of devotees during the solar eclipse.

Bramhsarovar Kurukshetra

Bramhsarovar Kurukshetra

2. BhishmaKund – Kurukshetra

A Kund dedicated to the Bhishma, the forefather of the Pandavs and Kauravs, is a large water reservoir. This Kund originated out of a beautiful story. When Bhishma was lying

on the bed of arrows, as dictated in the epic Mahabharata, he asked for water because he was thirsty; at that very moment Arjuna shot an arrow into the ground at a jet of water rose up. This story has made BhishmaKund a religiously respected place.

BhishmaKund Kurukshetra

BhishmaKund Kurukshetra

3. Jyotisar – Kurukshetra

Bhagvad Gita, India Holy Scripture was revealed here. ‘Jyoti’ means light and ‘Sar’ means the essence. This place has great religious significance and devotees visit here to get blessings from Lord Krishna.

Jyotisar Kurukshetra

Jyotisar Kurukshetra

The place doesn’t have luxury accommodations, but you can stay at hostels and Dharamshala which are pretty clean. Near the Old bus stand you can find mid-range decent hotels. Kurukshetra has many beautiful places to visit, but one this you must do here is shopping. Kurukshetra is famous for handloom and pottery works. You must buy embroidered and woven shawls which are famous in the region. Phulkari Style of weaving is best form of the woven cloth consisting of bright color and beautifully complicated designs.

Kurukshetra - The town of battles inviting wanderers

Kurukshetra – The town of battles inviting wanderers

Thanks!

-Meghana Chavan

PS: Book your taxi from Delhi to Kurukshetra with AHA Taxis and enjoy reasonable rates and safe trips!

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Arayan Kummar Sharma

Arayan Kummar Sharma is Cofounder of AHA Taxis and CMO.

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