Architectural Depth And Beauty Of Katas Raj Temple In Pakistan

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Architecture And Beauty Of Katas Raj

Famous ancient Hindu temple Katas Raj is situated in Katas village near the city of Choa Saiden Shah in Chakwal Pakistan. It is among the most ancient Remanent of Hindu raj in India. According to Wikipedia” Katas site houses the Satgraha, a group of seven ancient temples, remains of a Buddhist stupa, a few medieval temples, havelis and some recently constructed temples, scattered around a pond considered holy by Hindus. The temples at Katas are mostly constructed on square platforms. The elevation of the sub shrines seems to form a series of cornices with small rows of pillars, crowned by a ribbed dome.

The Ramachandra Mandir is situated to the east of the Hari Singh Haveli and is closed from all sides except for an entrance on the east. The double-storied structure has eight rooms of various dimensions on the ground floor and a staircase at the south leading to the first floor. The mandir has two jharokas (balconies) that have been severely damaged.”

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