The N Sethia Foundation is proud to be associated with the construction and opening of the Tirupati Balaji Temple in Kurukshetra. This is a place of vast historical and mythological importance, being the location in Hindu legend where Lord Brahma created the universe. Built near Brahma Sarovar and spread over 5.5 acres of land, this temple is the biggest in Northern India.
The actual location for the Temple was sited on the land where the Kurukshetra War of the Mahabharata was fought some 5,000 years ago. During the war, the Bhagavad Gita was preached when Lord Krishna found Arjuna to be overcome with self-doubt about the righteousness of the war against kith and kin. This conversation between Lord Krishna and Arjuna is a fundamental part of the Mahabharata and the Bhagavad Gita is a holy scripture of Hinduism.
Sri Nirmal Sethia recognised the importance of the site and the fact that no temple had previously been built for pilgrims to visit and worship at the location.
The N Sethia Foundation was the sole funder of the construction project which comprises the Temple and a Pilgrims Amenities Centre. Work commenced in 2014 and, on 1 July 2018, the complex was inaugurated and a plaque unveiled to commemorate the entire complex in memory of the late Smt. Chitra Sethia.