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.
On a daily basis there are approximately 847 flights that operate at Indira Gandhi International Airport.Air India, IndiGo and SpiceJet are the most popular airline brands that fly frequently to this airport.
Besides flying you can also reach Jind through train.Jind Jnis one of the most popular train stations in Jind.On an average about 32 trains pass through Jind on a daily basis.Jakhalmandi to Jind, Rohtak to Jind, Narwana to Jindare some of the most popular routes to Jind with 68, 65, 59 trains weekly respectively.
By road Jind is surrounded by Bawani Khera, Kaithal, Rohtak which are 31.52 km, 33.41 km, 33.42 km away respectively. These places are ideal spots for people to plan their short weekend break.