“This is the first time after the creation of Pakistan that a temple complex and crematorium has been discovered in K-P. According to Dayal, the temple complex discovered in Haripur is just one of the more than 300 ancient Hindu sites that are currently being researched. “Near the temple, we have found a cave thought to belong to legendary Hindu religious scholar Baba Mohan Das Kehar,” he said. Kumar express hope that the discovery of more ancient religious sites would kickstart tourism in the country. “Swat, Kalam and Nathia Gali are attractive places indeed, but ancient religious sites should attract an influx of religious visitors.

Source:   The Express Tribune
April 18, 2019 04:07 UTC