JIND-Mythological Epitome of India

Jind, a district headquarter of Haryana, is situated in the north – west of Delhi. The city has historical and mythological importance. Age old history believes that Lord Vishnu has taken incarnation of Varah in this place and made mother earth beautiful place to live in. Archaeological remains found here support this history. The city derives its name after the name of Jayant, the son of Lord Inder. Another history tells that the name is derived from Jainti, the goddess of victory whose temple was erected by Pandavas whose blessing they sought before the ferocious battle of Mahabharata.

The city has dry climate, very hot in summer and cold in winter. The city witnesses four seasons. Summer season from March – June, Pre monsoon season from south west monsoon winds lasts from July – September recording high humidity in the atmosphere followed by post monsoon season from September to November and winter from November to March.

This place which has historical and mythological significance is Diaspora of many religious enchanting places to be seen:

  • Narwana- Has tomb of Sufi Saint Hazrat Gaibi Sahib
  • Rani Talab- Impeccable historical place with pond made by kind of Jind and Shiv temple in between that pond
  • Dhamtan Sahib-Ashram of Rishi Vamiki and venue of Asvamedha yagya of Lord Ram.
  • Bhuteshwar temple-  This temple of Lord Shiva has Heavenly feeling inside with  different idols of Gods and Goddess
  • Asvini Kumara Tirtha Assan
  • Pindara Tirtha
  • Bitha Mandir
  • Munjavata Tirtha
  • Varaha Tirtha
  • Yakshini Tirtha
  • Dada Khera
  • Pushkara Tirtha
  • Vanshmoolak Tirtha

The main languages spoken are Haryanavi, Hindi and Punjabi.  The city has small scale industrial units for manufacturing of radio and electrical goods, fabrication of cement, soap, candles, etc. The first large scale industrial unit was Milk Place at Jind followed by manufacturing of steel plant and cattle feed plant.

Jind has all types of Haryanvi, Punjabi cuisines in its platter. Dairy products are most common in all the dishes of the city. Bajre ki roti, Bhane ki roti, Gajar ka raita, Ghiye ka raita, Tamator pyaz ki chutney, Hare chane ki chuntey, Mirch ka achar, Churma, Palak Dahi ka saag, Kadhi Pakoda, Besan ka halwa, Matar ki chutney all are most mouth watering and tasty dishes of Jind. Punjbi cuisines like Paratha, Chole, Rajma all find unique place in the food variety of the city. New multi cuisines restaurants have sprung up in the city viz. Italian, Continental, Chienese etc.

Jind has vibrant and lively shopping destinations main shopping hangouts being Punjabi Bazar and Main Bazar. One can stuff their shopping bags with traditional handicraft items, foot wares, high quality silk stuffs, homespun cottons, Kashmiri jacket, shawls, daily use wears and western style outfits. Sky is the limit when shopping in Jind.

The city has umpteen numbers of stay options from budget hotels to the luxurious ones. The city not only provides good accommodation but also has good hospitality facilities. All the hotels offer impeccable services and render great living experience.

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JIND - Mythological Epitome of India
Jind city derives its name after the name of Jayant, the son of Lord Inder.

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