Archeological department unearths Hindu idol in Kurukshetra

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Kurukshetra, Dec 12 (ANI): Archaeological Department has unearthed a Hindu deity's idol Kurukshetra, which statue is made of white sandstone and depicts Goddess Parvati and her two sons Ganesha and Karthikeya.

"A few centuries ago, a pilgrimage might have been situated here on the banks of holy river Saraswati. We were excavating this ancient pilgrimage's pond and found this idol buried deep inside. This idol is made of sandstone and Uma Maheshwari's (Goddess Parvati) depiction is engraved on the statue alongwith her two sons, Ganesh and Karthikeya," said Rajendra Rana, Archaeological Departement, Sri Krishna Museum.

"This idol is 1x1 big and is made of white sandstone. This could be almost 1000-year-old statue belonging to 10th or the 11th century," he added.

Prior to this, an ancient ladder leading to the now extinct pilgrimage was discovered from the same vicinity.

According to experts, there was an ancient pilgrimage, which was situated here on the banks of holy river, Saraswati. A large number of devotees used to gather here to worship. (ANI)

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