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Kurukshetra Temples and Sacred Spots - Haryana

Kurukshetra is the place where Sri Krishna advised Arjuna in the Mahabharata and this unparalleled conversation came to be known as Bhagavad Gita. Kurukshetra is also the place where the Mahabharata war took place.  Kurukshetra is a large place and there are numerous temples, tirths and sacred spots most of them associated with the Mahabharata. These sacred places are today found in Kurukshetra, Karnal and Kaithal District. Some of the important temples and sacred spots any visitor should visit are: Brahma Sarovar – The Lake – Brahma Sarovar – here is famous for taking holy dip during Surya Grahan, the solar eclipse. There are two islands in the lake with temples and sacred spots. Sannihit Sarovar – The pond here is formed by the merging of seven rivers. Worshipping and taking a holy dip on Amavasya is considered sacred. Lakshmi Narayana Temple – Located on the banks of the Sannihitha Pond. It is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and Vishnu. Thaneswar – Popular

Chandra Kavacha in Hindi in pdf format

Chandra Kavacha is a popular prayer dedicated to Chandra, the moon god in Hinduism. This particular Chandra Kavach Stotra is in Hindi and is in pdf format. You can download it for free. The prayer is chanted for peace and to get relief from skin diseases. Those having Chandra Dasha period in their horoscope chant this Kavacham for protection Link  -  Chandra Kavach Stotra in Hindi in pdf