Katas Raj Temple
Katas Raj Temple is a Hindu temple in Katas village near Choa Saidan Shah, about 40 km from Chakwal city of Punjab in Pakistan. The temple is from the eras of the Hindu Shahis dating back to 615-950 CE and is dedicated to their lord Shiva. According to Hindu believes, Krishna himself laid the foundation of this temple with his hand made Shiva ling in it. There is a sacred pond in the temple. According to a Brahmanical story, pond was made by tears in grief of Shiva at the death of his wife Sati. The Hindu pilgrims bathe in the pool to seek forgiveness.The site, known as Satghara which means seven houses, originally housed seven small ancient temples and a Buddhist stupa.