The temple is an example of beautiful workmanship and is a mixture of Indo-Persian style of architecture. Trilokpur Temple is situated in Trilokpur in Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh. Now the temple is run by a Temple trust headed by Deputy Commissioner of Sirmour.
History of Temples in Trilokpur
As per the myth, Maa Balasundari emerged in the year 1573 at Trilokpur with a container of salt brought from ‘Devban’ next to a local shopkeeper Ram Das. Local people say that the shopkeeper kept on selling the salt from the bag throughout the day but the goods did not drain. The bag remained filled as if nothing had been taken out from there. In the night, the Goddess appeared in his dream while he was napping and directed to build a Temple to set up her ‘Pindi swaroop’ and also directed to worship in the name of ‘Mahamaya Balasundari’.
Ram Das was not wealthy enough therefore he decided to approach the then ruler of Sirmour state. The ruler agreed and constructed a temple for setting up of the Divine ‘Pindi’ of ‘Mata Balasundari’ at Trilokpur. After the temple was completed, the worship of Goddess ‘Bala Sundri’ became the tradition in the royal family. The temple was refurbished by Maharaja Fateh Prakash in 1823 and by Maharaja Raghubir Prakash in 1851. Every year over 32 lakhs of devotees visit the holy place of ‘Bhagwati Bala Sundri’.
Different Temples in Trilokpur
Following are the other Temples in Trilokpur:
Lalita Mata Temple: The pilgrims frequently visit this temple which is at a comfortable walking distance. The entrance to Lalita Mata temple's way is located on the road to the main temple.
Shiva Mandir: It is a beautiful temple, which is located in the middle of a big pond. The temple is truly stunning.
Dhyanu Bhagt Temple: Dhyanu Bhagt's Temple is the first temple in the list of Temples in Trilokpur. The tradition of visiting Dhyanu Bhagt Temple before Mata Bala Sundari is trailed by the pilgrims for years.
Visiting information of Temples in Trilokpur
The connecting path of it is the Nahan-Kala Amb Road at Sainwala which is nearly 9.6 kilometres below Nahan. A road runs between Kala Amb and Trilokpur for a distance of 6.4 kilometres. Regular bus service runs from Nahan to this place via Kala Amb. Direct bus service of Haryana roadways is available from Ambala cantt, Yamunanagar, Naraingarh in navratra.