Arunai Tirtha Arnai

Category Religious

The tiratha is located six kilometre away from Pehowa on Ambala Road or 31 kilometre from Krukshetra town. This is one of the important place of pilgrimages associated with the saints Vashishta and Vishwamittra. The place is also significant for being the meeting points of the rivers Saraswati and Aruna. Mahabharata and Vamana Puran vividly describe about the significance of this tirath. However, presently the tirath is not known for the story narrated in the epic and the purana. Rather it is famous for being a Shivaite centre called Sangameshwar Mahadev temple. Here lies a temple dedicated to Shiva or Sangmaeshwar Mahadev adjoining to a small tank. Thousands of pilgrims and devotees throng to the temple regularly.

How to Reach:

By Air

The nearest Airports are at Delhi and Chandigarh, which are connected to Kurukshetra by road and rail. Taxi services are also available from the airports. Delhi is at a distance of 160 km from Kurukshetra.

By Train

Kurukshetra Railway Station, also called the Kurukshetra Junction is located on main Delhi-Ambala Railway line. Kurukshetra is well connected with all important towns and cities of the country. The Shatabadi Express halts here.

By Road

Haryana Roadways Buses and other neighboring State Corporation buses connect Kurukshetra to other cities like Delhi, Chandigarh and other important places. Buses connecting to Delhi (160 Km), Ambala (40 Km) and Karnal (39 Km) are frequently available.Kurukshetra is at distance of about 6 Km from Pipli, an important road junction on the National Highway No.1 popularly called the Grand Trunk Road