Bhuteshwar Temple

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Bhuteshwar Temple at Rani Talab in Jind.

Bhuteshwar Temple is a Hindu temple, in the series of 48 kos parikrama of Kurukshetra, dedicated to Bhuteshwar, a manifestation of Shiva.[1][2] Situated in Jind, Haryana, the city noted for its countless temples that are devoted to Lord Shiva. The ruler of the district, Raghbir Singh, constructed a temple, which came to be known as the Bhuteshvara temple.[3] This temple is dedicated to Shiva. It has a large water tank all-around it and this is the reason that the Bhuteshvara temple is also recognized as Rani Talab. The word 'ta-lab' is a Hindi word, which means pond.[4]

The tourists almost all round the year visit this well-known temple. There are a lot more to see in Jind, like the Hari Kailash temples, Jawala Maleshvara tirath, Dhamtan Sahib Gurudwara and the Surya Kund tanks. One very famous temple, which holds much significance regarding the history of the district, is the Jayanti Devi Temple.

The other places of worship are the temples of Hari Kailash, tanks of Surya Kund, Jawala Malesh-vara tirath. A sacred gurdwara is also present in the town, which is built in memory of Guru Teg Bahadur

There is mythology behind the name Rani Talab that the Rani of Maharaja Ranbir singh take bath in this pond every night after crossing a "surang" remnants of which are still present. that's why this is called as Rani Talab. This is present on the Gohana road which is also called as the life line of this ancient city.. All the important destinations lies on this road like govt. hospital, city Jail, S.P residence, Police line, Defence colony, University etc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://kurukshetra.nic.in/bulkdata/pdf/tirthalist.pdf
  2. ^ "Municipal Council Jind". Municipal Council Jind. Retrieved 7 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Jind City - Introduction". Jind City. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 
  4. ^ "Rani Talab". Haryana Tourism. Retrieved 2014-08-09.