The Pindara Temple is located at about 6.5 km from Pindara, Jind, India.
About The Temple
This temple is one of the sixty seven thirths under Kurukshetra Bhumi. Related to Mahabharat era, when all Karvas were died in war, Pandvas offered Pinds (in small spherical form made of wheat & maize powder)for their Sadgati (Nirwana). On every month on the day of Amavsya (especially on Somvati Amavasya) people from various places of Haryana, Punjab & Delhi come here for offering pinds for their forefathers Sadgati. This is also known as Som Tirth as mentioned in Puranas and vedas. It is situated very near to the city of Jind in Haryana.
Legend and stories
According to a legend, the Pandavas offered here pinds to their forefathers and hence the popular name of the village is Pandu Pindara. A fair is held on Somavati Amavas.
A fair is held here on every Somavati Amavas (a no moon day that falls on a Monday). Devotees from nearby villages gather here, take a dip in the holy water and offer Pind to their forefathers to seek their blessings.
Instead of Jind one can get flight to Indira Gandhi International Airport on regular basis. Jind is 116 km away from Indira Gandhi international airport. There are regular trains from other major cities of the country to Jind. Jind is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses. And you can use private vehicles.
Pandu Pindara, Jind,
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.