It is here in this Village called the Jyotisar, the great Hindu Epic Gita was spoken. It is believed that under the great Banyan tree (5000 yrs old) which stands to till this date, Lord Krishna gave enlightenment to the warrior Arjuna, which there upon came to be known as Geeta. In order to signify this a chariot stands under the Banyan Tree. There is also a Shiva Temple which is sheltered by the Banyan Tree. A light and music show is also held here in the evening every day.
Jyotisar Village is located in Kurukshetra – The ground where the great war of Mahabhatrata was held. There are around 1000 households here mainly working in the agriculture and cattle rearing fields. People speak Haryanvi and Punjabi. English and Hindi come as secondary language. Makai di roti and Sarson ki dal are the main coarse food here.
There are a number of attractions in Jyotisar Village :
»Geeta Updesh Temple : The place where Lord Krishna gave Prince Arjuna the Gyan Darshan of Holy Bhagvat Geeta.
» Maa Bhadrakali Shaktipeeth : The simple yet beautiful temple of Goddess Maa Bhadrakali.
»Sheikh Chillis Tomb : This tomb is in the name of the person who is supposed to be the most Stuip man on earth.
»Harsh Ka Tila – Archelogical Site : If you are interested in seeing the fossils, then this is the place to visit.
» Location – Jyotisar, Kurukshetra, Haryana
» Best time – October to February end
» Accomodation – Reasonably fair hotel and restaurants in the Jyotisar Village.