Tilla Jogian

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Tilla Jogian

Tilla Jogian is the highest hill in District Jhelum, Punjab, Pakistan. Its height is 975 metres (3,199 ft). It is about 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Jhelum city. The river Jhelum flows beside it. Tilla Jogian can be seen from the nearby districts. There is as a ruined old temple and water tank on top of the Tilla Jogian.

It is said or claimed by various people that the temple of Tilla Jogian was founded in 100 B.C by the Kan-Phatta sect of Hindu Jogis and the name of this place is in fact derived from this i.e. 'Tilla' (Hill)and 'Jogian' (of the Jogis). Later, Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism also spent some time here.