Brahma Sarovar is an historical water pool sacred to Hinduism in Thanesar, within the country of Haryana in North India. Hinduism lays emphasis on taking bath for internal and outside purity. Most non secular web sites have water swimming pools or sarovar in or near the temple/gurdwara. The Hindu family tree registers at Kurukshetra, Haryana are kept right here.According to testimonies of myths, Lord Brahma created the universe from the land of Kurukshetra after a massive yajna. The Brahma Sarovar right here is believed to be the cradle of civilization. The sarovar is also noted in the eleventh century AD memoirs of Al Beruni, known as ‘Kitab-ul-Hind’. The sarovar also has a mention in Mahabharata citing its use via Duryodhana to cover himself beneath water at the concluding day of the war.
A sacred shrine committed to Lord Shiva stands inside the sarovar, accessible through a small bridge. According to scriptures, bathing in this sarovar increases the sanctity of appearing the ‘ashvamedh yajna’. The pool offers a breath-taking sight during the Gita Jayanti celebrations held each year in the last week of November and early December when a ‘deep daan’ ceremony of floating lamps in water and takes place.This additionally happens to be the time while migratory birds from foreign places arrive on the sarovar.