Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Trilokpur Trilokinath temple

On the highway to Pathankot, 41 km from Dharamsala, a natural cave temple at Trilokpur dedicated to Lord Shiva, has stalactite , stalagmite formations.

It is situated 41 kms. from Dharamshala and can be approached by road the natural cave temple of Trilokpur contains a stalactite and stalagamite is dedicated to Shiva. High on the ridge of the cave are ruins of a palace and baradari (audience hall) of Lehna Singh Majitha, Governor of Kangra hills during the Sikh rule.

Pleasing greens as seen from the van..
















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27 comments:

  1. Lovely, lovely green. I am amazed to find temples in remote and far away hilly terrains where accessibility is hard.You made a great choice to visit Amarnath Sridharan.I am not ready for such a hard trip.

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  2. Superb, breathtaking captures as always and another fascinating and informative tour! Love the colors! Always look forward to your posts! Thank you, Sridharan! Hope you have a lovely week!

    Sylvia

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  3. Great rocky pics and the greens are alluring too...
    The temple looks neatly tucked away and is quite interesting!
    Have a wonderful day:)

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  4. very nice!!! i always enjoy visiting cave temples, but wish we wouldnt try to convert them to our idea of a temple!

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  5. धन्यवाद... जाट देवता (संदीप पवाँर)..!

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  6. Thanks Chitra.. Excepting for the trek the rest of the journey was not all that hard..

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  7. Thanks Arti.. "Temple neatly tucked.." - What an apt description..!

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  8. Thanks Anu... mmm.. that's true..!

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  9. What a fascinating post, I so enjoyed all those photographs, especially those of the rock formations, Thanks for sharing them.

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  10. Another superb journey through your country and always as interesting. Were the "greens" paddy fields?

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  11. Wonderful place. Situated between such bright greenery it is very refreshing.

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  12. nice place to visit...
    nature created colors are exciting...

    thanks

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  13. a must visit place !! Although i have been to Dharamshala but never get to hear about this place !! This is so fantastic and beautiful location !! Thanks for sharing !!


    Padharo Rajasthan

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  14. It is nice they allow cameras. I am glad to see these pictures.

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  15. The green fields are soothing to the eyes despite my cataract. The videos were great. In India caves are abodes of our Gods.

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  16. Interesting place, we have such unusual locations for temples :)

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  17. I guess, Yes..DeeBee..! Sorry about the delay in responding. Kind of busy, last couple of weeks! Thanks for stopping by..!

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  18. Thanks Padharo, I wanted to visit Dharmasthala, but couldn't due to paucity of time..

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  19. Not really Indrani, I was told not to use the Camera after a couple of shots after which I stopped..! I guess, I was lucky with a couple of these pictures.

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  20. Thanks PNS.. Indeed the Green fields were quite soothing and I don't know how many snaps I took of them..!

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  21. Thanks Siddhartha..! Indeed an unusual locale for a temple..!

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