The unique tradition, culture of Devbhoomi Himachal is wonderful in itself. You will be surprised to know that there is such a religious place here. Where religion and sin are decided in the blink of an eye. We are talking about the Trilokinath temple.
Sri Trilokinath Ji
The Temple (Tibetan Garsha Phagpa གར་ཞ་འཕགས་པ) is in a village of the same name 6 km south of the left bank of the Chaṅdrābhāgā or Chenab River, and about 9 km from the village of Udaipur, The glittering white-painted temple is situated on a cliff at the end of a village street. Its altitude is 2,760 meters (9,055 ft). Temple is situated in the tribal district of Lahaul-Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Where Hindus and Buddhists have been worshiping Lord Shive i.e. Bhole Baba for centuries.
The followers of two religions have been serving Bhole Baba since the 8th century. Trilokinath temple is also known throughout the country because here the sins and virtues of human beings are decided.
There are 2 pillars on either end of the inner main gate of the temple. It is believed that any person who wants to know about his sins and virtues has to pass through these narrow rock pillars.
If a person has committed a sin, even if he is thin, he cannot go beyond them. On the other hand, if a person is true, then no matter how fat he is. He gets out of it comfortably.
The doors of all religious places in Lahaul Spiti are closed for a few months in winter, but Trilokinath and Mrikula Mata temple remain open for devotees throughout the year.
The specialty of this temple is that where Hindus worship the idol installed in it as Shiva, while the people of Buddhism consider it as Avalokateshwara avatar.