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On way to धर्मक्षेत्र कुरुक्षेत्र.....
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The tree that heard divine Bhagvad Geeta from Krishna himself...

Brahma sarovar where Duryodhan hid underwater before fight with Bheema...

And many more...
Welcome to Kurukshetra.
Krishna's chakra as an installation on way to Jyotirsar.
This is the original place where Sri Krishna gave Bhagvat Geeta jnana to Arjuna
This immortal banyan tree witnessed it

यदा यदा हि धर्मस्य ग्लानिर्भवति भारत ।
अभ्युत्थानमधर्मस्य तदात्मानं सृजाम्यहम्
परित्राणाय साधूनां विनाशाय च दुष्कृताम् ।
धर्मसंस्थापनार्थाय सम्भवामि युगे युगे
O Aariyan, before you existed,
I stood here, unflinching....
Who saw the war for Dharma
I saw the rise and fall of Bheeshma and Drona....
And the divine Geeta from Krishna himself under my shade

#Kurukshetra #BhagvadGeeta

The eternal banyan tree.
And under the shade , I found a big group of pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh, sitting and reciting the shlokas from Bhagvad Geeta
Brahma Sarovar - the one that Brahma created.

It sees a large crowd of pilgrims for auspicious snana on all holy days. Especially solar eclipses.
One yogi talking to another... probably asking:

"Tell me who is a better ruler as per shastras? The one who works with निष्काम भाव for the people or the one who boasts of dynasty?'
Lovely fishes in Brahma Sarovar at Sarveshwar Mahadev.

A Sikh family stood in the queue ahead of me for darshana, mocking the Canadian khalistanis who create rift between Hindus and Sikhs.
BJP govt in Haryana and centre have done a good job at Kurukshetra. There is a beautiful Krishna Museum and a Science museum. The latter talks beautifully about ancient algebra, science and astronomy. Loved it.

And finally Sindhu Saraswati civilization gets its due . @mlkhattar
Lovely relief work shows King Janmajeya performing Yagna sacrificing all serpents...

Entire Brahma Sarovar is lined with such puranic stories.
Roadside walls are lined up with depiction of incidents from Mahabharata.... #OnlyInKurukshetra
Shlokas from Bhagvad Geeta are all around the Krishna and Science museum
Sri Krishna museum had Krishna tales in the form of paintings, sculptures , manuscript from all over the country. Tanjavur, Odisha, Manipur.....

Here is Yakshagana installation scene from Karnataka depicting killing of Abhimanyu..
And finally we ended the trip with a visit to a planetarium dedicated to India's first woman astronaut Kalpana Chawla who hailed from Karnal, Haryana.
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