Pehowa city known for its religious significance. Pehowa is located in Kurukshetra district of Haryana.The total population of Pehowa is 33,547. Males 53% and females 47%. A very famous temple devoted to Shiva and his son Kartikkya which has no linga,instead, it has a panch-mukhi (5 faced) idol of Lord Shiva which is said to be one of its kind. Anjan Yatrika Resort run by haryana goverment for pilgrims stay .
Pehowa has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 64%. In Pehowa, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Colleges in Pehowa:
DAV College Pehowa which offers various courses :
“Pehowa” was named after the famous King “Prithu”. According to a historical legend the famous and mighty King Prithu, on the death of his father was giving water to all the people. Sitting on the banks of the sacred River Yamuna, the King carried on with this humble activity so that the soul of his father rests in peace. From that time onwards, the place came to be known as “Prithudaka”. With the passage of time, the original name of “Prithudaka” was altered to “Pehowa”.
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.
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