A pilgrimage of historical and mythological events. Here the Mahabharatic episodes come alive on foot. Evidence of that is found. From folklore, Vedas to scientific research. However, this area has witnessed a lot of change over time, witnessing all the events from Dwapar to Kali Yuga. Today, for the people of spiritual instincts, Triveni of three religions flows here, so nature lovers draw tweet of guest birds in winter. In the summer, a large area of relaxed century welcomes with arms outstretched.
Hastinapur has become a major center of Jainism today, witnessing all the incidents related to Kauravas and Pandavas. Dozens of Dharamshalas, temples, meditation centers will give you a different feel. Just before the Ganges canal, the vast forest area on the left side enhances the thrill of the forest, while crossing the canal, the layers of old dunes on the right hand side show the civilization. You will find that more stories from the pages of history will be found in these layers.
The main livelihood of the local people is farming. Working peasants, women handing over fields and their simplistic nature will not let you remain unfamiliar in this area. A large number of Bengali and Punjabi people who have come here from outside will also meet. And yes, the Bengali flavor of fish will also be found in even the smallest dhabas of Hastinapur in the whole of western UP. Ideal for overall stroller.
Hastinapur is identified as Jambudweep
Of the total 24 Tirthankaras of Jainism, the 16th, 17th and 18th Tirthankaras, Shantinath, Kunthunath and Arhanath were born on this holy earth. There is a large Jain temple on the left. Nearby, a series of Sri Pashvarvanath Temple, Sri Nandishwar Island, Arnath Temple, Neminath Temple, Adinath Jinalaya, Teen Murti Temple, Samavasaran, etc. will be found. If we proceed further from here, there is the Kailash Parvat Temple. It is a major center of tourism in itself. In it, a three-quarters of the past, present and future era, 72 temples and 51-feet shikhara temple, Padmasana statue of Lord Adinath of eleven and a quarter feet is sitting.
Birth place of Panj Pyare Bhai Dharam Singh
About 2.5 km from Hastinapur, the gurudwara of Sikhs’ Panj Pyare Bhai Dharm Singh is also located in Saifpur village. This Panj is the birthplace of Pyare Bhai Dharam Singh. Devotees from far and wide are exposed to the history of bravery of Sikhs. In the gurudwara, devotees bathe in the holy lake before the Sheesh Navane. 24 hour langar and stay facility is available for the passengers. In Gurdwara Sahib, a fair is organized for every Amavasya. Let it be said that Bhai Dharm Singh was born on 1717, in the house of Santram of Saifpur village, from the womb of Sabhas. He came to the shelter of Kalgidhar ji in 1735 and at the age of 32, on the day of Baisakhi, he presented the head and illuminated the name of the area. He died in Samvat 1795 at Gurdwara Nanded Sahib in Maharashtra.
How and when to go
The nearest airport is Delhi. You can easily reach from here by taxi or state bus service. The nearest railway station is Meerut City.
There is movement of tourists in every season, but the better time is from October to March.