Dedicated to Shiva, the Katasraj temple is part of several Hindu Puranas. On hearing Sati’s death, two tears trickled down from Lord Shiva and fell on earth. It is believed that the pond at the Katasraj temple complex was formed by the tear that fell here. The temple was later built near the holy pond.
While talking to TOI, president of jatha, Shiv Partap Bajaj rued that
high commission denied visa to 31 devotees which had hurt Hindu religious sentiments. "There are several youth who are disappointed on not getting Pak visa as they wanted to see the historical temples," he said. He informed that they would spend two days at Katasraj and pay obeisance at a cluster of Hindu temples and would reach Pakistan on December 22. He said with their efforts they had been successful in pursuing Pak government to open a 'Samadhi' of Luv, son of Lord Rama who had founded Lahore city, for paying obeisance by Hindu devotees. Lahore