Jorkanden has been climbed by the I.T.B.P. in 1974 and by the IndianPara Regiment in 1978. The pass accessible on the trek is that the Charang La at associate altitude of 5300m. it's one in all the toughest treks in Himachal Pradesh. The Kinnaur Kailash trek as done is up to the knife symbol and is taken into account as a troublesome one in every of the opposite pilgrim treks. the initial trek is additionally called "Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama". The parikrama starts from Tang Ling village and at last culminates in Sangla on the opposite aspect of mountain. however one different trek that is comparatively little and straightforward additionally takes place from the Tang Ling village and back and reaches to the highest of knife symbol.
The simpler of the treks is around eight to ten kilometers a technique with one night to be spent within the caves before beginning the ultimate climb to the knife symbol. whereas the opposite trek is 2} kilometers long and takes a minimum of two days complete. The elevation of the knife symbol is 4640 meters from water level. As per legend, this shrine existed since the time of Bhasmasur, the deadly Assur (demon) World Health Organization received a boon from the god Lord Shiva once nice penance, that entailed that any person's head touched by him are going to be changed into ashes (bhasma).
Upon receiving this gift, he tried to show Lord Shiva into ashes as he needed to possess Hindu deity, which might solely be doable upon his death. Lord Shiva stayed out of sight, dynamic locations typically, so finally came to Kinnaur Kailash. He resided here for a few time meditating. Lord Vishnu eventually helped him to murder the Assur, showing to him as a girl and obtaining him to put his hand upon his own head, thereby killing Bhasmasur.