ANCIENT MOUND AT AMIN

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Location : Amin, Haryana.
Known As : Abhimanyukhera.
Main Find : Two Inscribed Red Stone Pillars.


Ancient Mound At AminThis mound, known by the name of Abhimanyukhera, is believed to be the site of 'Chakravyuha', arranged by the army of the Kauravas, under the command of Dronacharya. Abhimanyu, son of Arjuna, is believed to have been trapped in the 'Chakravyuha' and killed here during the Mahabharata war. The mound occupies an area of 650x250 m with a height of 8-10 m.

The two inscribed red stone pillars adorned with reliefs of Yaksha and other decorative designs of circa second century BC found here are at present, in the National Museum, New Delhi. Shreds of 'Painted Grey Ware' have also been picked up from the mound.



How To Get There
Air: The nearest airport is at Chandigarh.
Rail: The nearest rail junction is at Amin.
Road: Amin has a bus stand of its own.








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