Pehowa, Haryana

In the Indian state of Haryana's Kurukshetra district is the town of Pehowa. It is a significant holy Hindu pilgrimage place connected to Krishna in the Mahabharata that is located within Kurukshetra's 48 Kos Parikrama.

Places to visit

  • Lakshmi Narayan temple : Built-in the 18th century under the Chola Dynasty, the Lakshmi Narayan Temple is a shrine to Lord Narayan and Goddess Lakshmi. The temple is of utmost religious importance. If devotees visit this temple and perform all seven circumambulations around the shrine, they are said to be exempt from the Char Dham pilgrimage.
  • Distance: Lakshmi Narayan Temple is 25 kilometers away from Pehowa

  • Raja Harsh Ka Tila : An important archaeological site in the area is Raja Harsh Ka Tila. An ancient settlement measuring around 1 square kilometer has been discovered through excavations. According to research, the settlements date to more than six distinct cultural eras, including the Gupta, Kushana, Vardhamana, Post-Gupta, and Mughal periods. These eras span from the first century AD to the nineteenth century AD.
  • Distance: Raja Harsh Ka Tila is 26 kilometers away from Pehowa

  • Falgu Tirth : Falgu Tirth is a significant place of pilgrimage for the country's religious community, particularly during Pitru Paksha, which is the time when Hindus traditionally pay tribute to their departed ancestors. According to tradition, practicing pinda dan in honor of departed ancestors aids in their ascension to moksha.
  • Distance: Falgu Tirth is 18 kilometers away from Pehowa

  • Rantuka Yaksh Tirth : The Rantuka Yaksh Tirth, one of the four Yakshas in the area, is the entrance to Kurukshetra and is named for Rishi Jamadagni's wife, Renuka. The serene tirth is situated on the banks of the revered River Saraswati, where taking a plunge is deemed fortunate before setting out on their journey.
  • Distance: Rantuka Yaksh Tirth is 49 kilometers away from Pehowa

How to Reach

  • By Air - Pehowa Area Airports Changi Airport Near 85 kilometers.
  • By Train - Jasmahinder Halt in Pabnawa nearby Haryana, Kurukshetra, and Pehowa 15 Kilometers.

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