Due to the various places of worship situated all around this city, and its relation to the mythological stories from Mahabharata, Vamana, Narda and Padma Purans, Jind is also known as the holy region of Kurukshetra. As per Hindu mythology, the town was founded during the Mahabharata period and got its name from Jainti, an ancient tirtha mentioned in the epic
Jind was once known for its cottage industry and other kinds that are still running today. Even though Jind is a fairly religious town that attracts mainly those who are on a spiritual quest, a visit this city is recommended to all as it would help to get a better understanding of Hindu mythology. Although it is a small town, it has a lot to offer to its visitors and promises a soothing and peaceful trip that will leave a person feeling happy and positive. Jind is a city known best from its various places of worship and hence, it is impossible not to visit a temple. Bhuteshvara Temple, also known as the Rani Talab, is a famous attraction in this city, the presiding deity being Lord Shiva. Legend has it that the king was not allowed to visit the Golden Temple and hence he built this temple. A lot of people come here to take a dip in the pond. Asvini Kumara Tirtha was a temple that was mentioned in the Mahabharata. Here, the twin deities of Asvini are worshipped. Apart from these two, Pindara is also situated in Jind, and is believed to be the place where the Pandavas offered Pinds to their forefathers. Ramrai, Varaha, Munjavata Yakshina Tirtha are other places situated in the town that are worth visiting. The best part about Jind is that there is no difference in caste and creed, and there are places of worship for people of all different religions. A visit to this city is a must for anyone who has a deep belief in God and miracles. Buses are freely available in the city and run across the lengths and breadth of Jind, making commuting from one place to another easy. One could even rent a car to travel around in comfort.Avoid visiting in the summers as it can get very hot.Women should not roam around alone.Dress appropriately when visiting the various places of worship
Jind is not well connected to other major cities of the country via regular flights. The nearest airport is in New Delhi at a distance of 113kms.
Airports: Indira Gandhi International Airport
There is no regular trains to Jind from other major cities of the country. The nearest Railway station is at Rohtak which is located at a distance of 54kms.
Railway Station(s): Rohtak Jn