Kurukshetra

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The place where the epic battle Mahabharata was taken place. The vast area has many places related to the Mahabharata story.

The Brahma Sarovar where lakhs of people takes holy dip on the occasion of “Somavati Amavasya” (Sacred No-Moon Day that happens on a Monday) is prominent among them. Having a dip in Sannihit Sarovar on amavasya occasion of “Somavati Amavasya” (Sacred No-Moon Day that happens on a Monday or on the day of an eclipse) is believed to give blessings equivalent to performing an ashvamedh yagna.

Jyotisar is the site where Bhagavat Gita was delivered to Arjuna. Bhishamakund is the place related to the story of Arjuna bringing water to Bhishma by cracking the earth with an arrow.

Kurukshetra Panorama and Science centre and Krishna museum offers a good look at the historical facts on Mahabharata war and life of Lord Sri krishna.

Bhadrakali mandir, one of the Shakti peetha shrine, is also nearby. The ankle of the Goddess Sati is believed to have fallen here.


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