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Martand Sun Temple, Kashmir – Ruins of a beautiful temple dedicated to the Sun God

Martand, located atop a plateau, close to the township of Anantnag, has a temple dedicated to Surya, the “Sun God”. Built by king Laitaditya Muktapida (7th to 8th century AD), it is a medieval temple with a colonnaded courtyard and the shrine in its centre. The king appeared to be a worshiper of Sun, treating […]