Hindus on Katasraj temples pilgrimage in Pakistan return

A thaw in India-Pakistan relations has enabled Hindu pilgrims to visit and pay homage at religious sites in Pakistan.

Last week 124 Hindu pilgrims returned through Wagah border in Punjab after having undertaken a 7 day visit to religious places in Pakistan.

Pratap Bajaj, who was part of the delegation said that their group spend a night at Guruawara Dera Sahib in Lahore and then moved to Katas village in Chakwal where prayers and a small yagya was held at Katasraj temple complex.

temple complex Katasraj in Pakistan

Foundation of Katasraj temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is believed to have been laid by Lord Krishna. The Pandava brothers are said to have spend a considerable time at this complex during their long period of exile.

Another delegation of Hindu pilgrims, meanwhile, left Lahore for Mirpur Mathelo to participate in the 307th birth anniversary of Swami Shadharam at Shadani Darbar Hayat Batafi.

Source: Hindutva