A Hindu temple dated to the 7th Century AD at Kafirkot in Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province is said to be the oldest Hindu temple in South Asia. Director of KP government’s archeology department Abdul Samad, who has a PhD in the origin and emergence of Hinduism in early AD, says […] The post Oldest Hindu Temple Located In Dera Ismail Khan appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
There are many historic villages and towns in the Shikarpur district which are noted for historical monuments, a majority of which are now in deplorable condition. Like Shikarpur city’s heritage, the condition of built heritage in its various villages and towns is not different. While travelling through the Shikarpur district, I came across many mosques, […] The post Mansions And Temples Of Khahi Village appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
In Pakistan, there are a number of objects and spaces of very old times that are living and – even now – functioning accordingly in a particular socio-cultural context, retaining their identity. Such material symbols of the ancient past are the “living antiquities” which are part of the living heritage of Pakistan. Living heritage can […] The post Kalka Devi Temple: A Living, Functioning Site From Antiquity Immemorial appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.