Hindus in India traditionally believe that bathing in holy waters washes away their sins they have committed all their life. However, a Shiva temple, Gautameshwar Mahadev Paapmochan Teertha, in Rajasthan’s Pratapgarh district gives people a ‘sin-free’ or ‘paap mukti’ certificate. To redeem their ‘sins’, people take a dip in temple’s Mandakini Kund and a group of priests,
Welcome to Gautameshwar Mahadev Paapmochan Teertha, a Shiva temple in Pratapgarh district. This temple offers a `paapmukti’ certificate to anyone who takes a dip in its `kund’ and pays Rs 11.
The temple claims to have maintained a record since Independence of all those who bathed in its Mandakini Kund and got certified.