Pehowa, the ‘Pitrudhak Teerth’ of Haryana is glorious by the grace of God since its inception noble,
endeavouring and progressive personalities have emerged here. It is the holiest place for these
oblations to be done much before Prayag or Gaya as the local legend goes. Lord Krishna is believed
to have taken the Pandavas to this place before the war started and made them take the blessings of
Sarasawati Mata and of their ancestors. Due to its high religious power, Gau Seva is of utmost
One of the most sacred place among the "Hindus", the "Pehowa" lies at a distance of 27 kilometer from "Thanesar". The ancient town of Pehowa has a religious importance. The town of "Pehowa" was named after the famous King "Prithu". The historicity of the place coupled with its religious significance makes Pehowa one of the most sought after tourist destination.
This site was called 'Prithudaka' in the epics of Mahabharat named after the King Prithu who prayed for the salvation of his fathers soul here. Many "Hindus" flock to the holy land of "Pehowa" to worship their death ancestors and offer "Pind Daan" in order to release the soul of the deceased from the cycle of birth and re- birth. The town of "Pehowa" is blessed with a renowned and unique temple of "Lord Shiva" and his eldest son "Lord Kartikkya". This ancient temple of Lord Shiva is dedicated to a "five faced" beautiful statue of the "Supreme Being". The temple is thronged by the visitors who offer prayer to seek divine blessings of "God".