Monuments in HindaunHindaun is replete with a number of monuments like Dhobi pochchad, Nrisingha Temple, Prahlad Kund. There is a nice film already about Dhobi Pochchad. The mythological stories of holy Bhagawat purana is said to be related with Prahlad Kund and Nrisingha Temple.
Hindaun has ancient monuments those possess indispensable position in the history of Hindaun. You can find a number of monuments in Hindaun and most of them are old temples and forts. Let’s take a look on the popular and historically rich monuments in Hindaun.
Balaji Maharaj ji Temple in HindaunBalaji Mandir is situated in a very congested market place. In an initial stage the temple was founded with mud and stone made walls. Nowadays the temple is renovated with white marble in its entire construction. The walls of the temple are enriched with pure Gold and silver works. This temple has a circulatory way that leads to a sabhamandap. There are many gold made carvings and flower patterned sculptures those highlight the walls of the temple.
Timangarh Fort in HindaunOn the walls of the Timangarh fort you will get a picture of the past society. The market place, lives of the people, the beautiful idols of gods and goddesses all are curved on the walls of the fort. From the excavators you will come to know about the history associated to the foundation of the fort. The fort exceptionally has five gates or Darwajas. Later the Mughals added more entrance to the fort.
Shri Mahabir ji Temple in HindaunThe main gate of Shri Mahabir ji is so high approximately 52 feet. You can see four Teerthankar idols on the top of the main gate. The mythological scenes are curved on the walls of the temple. Among them the glasswork of the Temple is surprising. The statue of Mahabirji is in copper color and that is what attracts the maximum tourists. There are four temples within the premises of the Mahabir ji Temple, theyare:
- Atishaya Kshetra Mahabir ji,
- Shantinath Jinalaya Temple,
- Kirti Ashram Chaitalaya Temple, and
- Bhagawan Parshavanath Temple
Natni’s Pillar in HindaunThe Timangarh Fort is said to bear the curse of Natni, as Natni was once victimized of a false promise and treachery of the queen. While walking on a rope he knocked over a place and died. A pillar was built on that spot to mark the incident and was named as Natni ka Khamba. It appears to be made with red stones and bricks. It is erected straight on the ground. Some of the parts are cracked due to natural calamities by ages.
Hiranyakashyap ka Kua in HindaunThe city itself got its name from Hiranyakashyap. He was said to be the king. God Visnu had killed Hiryanyakashyap. This story is related with the place of Hiryanyakashyap ka kua. This memorial is located at the centre of the city Hindaun. A thick grass has paved its way encircling this place. This memorial is almost in ruins nowadays. But you can feel the significance of the place dumped in the ruins.
The city Hindaun is enriched with more monuments and memorials. You can click the pictures of the assets as those will perish by ages more and more. Quench your thirst for the historical monuments of Hindaun while travelling the city.