Hindaun is a Historical-Legendary City & Municipal Council in Hindaun Block, Karauli district of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India. The town is located in the vicinity of the Aravalli Range and is on the main railway track between Delhi and Mumbai. It is a subdivisional headquarter. Its population is approximately 1.35 lakh. The town covers an area of 57 Square kilometres ( sq mi). Temperature in summer ranges between 25 and 45 degrees Celsius and in winter it is between 5 and 23 degrees Celsius. It has an average elevation of 235 meters (771 ft).Distance to State capital Jaipur is around 150 km. In the ancient time Hindaun came under the Matsya Kingdom. There are many ancient structures still present in the town built during the regime of Matsya Kingdom. Traditionally in some mythological stories the town is believed to be associated with the mythology of Hiranyakashipu and Prahlada mentioned in Bhagavata Purana. Hindaun is named after the name of ancient ruler king Hiranyakashipu, father of Prahlada. The temple to Narasimha, an Avatar of Hindu God Vishnu who killed Hiranyakashipu, demonstrates the town's connection to the mythology surrounding Hiranyakashipu and Prahlada. The main places of attraction in Hindaun City are: The Prahladkund, forest, Hiranyakashayap ka kua, palace and the Narsinghji Temple, Shri Mahavirji Temple is a major pilgrimage center in Jainism. The Jaggar Dam of Jagar, Kundeva, Danghati, the Suroth Fort, City of Moradwaja, the castle of Garmora and Padampura, the Timangarh fort, Sagar Lake, Dhruv Ghata & the well of Nand-Bhaujai are some popular attractions. The temples of goddess Chamunda Mata Temple, Chinayata and Chamunda Mata Temple, Sankarghanta in estern part of city, Nakkash Ki Devi - Gomti Dham (the heart temple of Hindaun City) with adjacent sacred pond termed as Jalsen pond. Radha-Raman Ji Temple and Shri Hardev Ji Temple are also famous and located within the city. Dargah of Sufi Saint Shaikh Abdur-Rehmaan Chishti is also located at, Hadoli, Hindaun City. The shrine has the grave (Maqbara) of the revered saint, Shaikh Abdur - Rehmaan Chisti nephew of greatest sufi saint of India Moinuddin Chishti located at Ajmer, Rajasthan, India.

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