The antiquated Sthaneshwar Mahadev Sanctuary, devoted to Ruler Shiva is arranged in Thanesar, a heavenly town in the Kurukshetra locale of Haryana. It was here that the Pandavas alongside Krishna implored Shiva and got his endowments for triumph in the skirmish of Mahabharata. The ninth Master, Shri Tegh Bahadur remained at a spot close to the Sthaneshwar Tirtha that is set apart by a gurdwara just adjacent to this sanctuary.


Legend has it that the waters of the tank bordering the sanctuary are blessed. A couple of drops of water restored the Ruler Boycott of disease. No journey of Kurukshetra is accepted to be finished without a visit to this old, blessed sanctuary. The tank and sanctuary lie a short good ways from the Thanesar town, which gets its name from this sanctuary. It is additionally accepted that Ruler Shiva was first revered here as a lingam. The predecessor of the Mahabharata legends, Kuru, performed compensation on the banks of the Yamuna and Parshuram, the extraordinary warrior sage executed numerous Kshatriyas here.

About the divinity

The sanctuary of Sthaneshwar is the dwelling place of Master Shiva and this town filled in as the capital of Ruler Harshavardhana. The sanctuary with a vault formed rooftop follows a local kind of engineering. The exterior of the rooftop is formed like an ‘amla’ alongside a tall apex. The Lingam is antiquated and still revered by the nearby individuals.