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Jwalamukhi temple

Jwalamukhi Temple is the temple of goddess jwalamukhi, the deity of flaming mouth. Raja Bhumi Chand Katoch of Kangra, a great devotee of goddess Durga, traced the site and built the temple at location. The temple is situated at south of Kangra. There are six different flames in the temple which are dedicated to 6 different goddess.

  • Goddess Mahakali Unpurna
  • Goddess Hinglaj
  • Goddess Bindhy Basni
  • Goddess Mahalaxmi and Goddess Saraswati
  • Goddess Ambika and Goddess Anji
  • Goddess Chandi

According to mythology, the was built due to goddess Sati as the tongue of goddess Sati fell here. In the temple the flame of fire come from the mountain. It is considered as the goddess lived in the temple today also. Emperor Ashoka was very much impressed of the flames coming from the mountain. His unwavering divine against the goddess was so much that the emperor gave a golden canopy to the goddess which protects the flame from water. The golden canopy is still in the temple

Places of Interest

  • NAGINI MATA
  • SHRI RAGHUNATHJI TEMPLE
  • ASHTABHUJA TEMPLE
  • NADAUN
  • CHAUMUKHA
  • PANJ TEERTHI AND MAHAKALESHWAR
  • BANKHANDI
  • HARIPUR
  • MANGARH

Climate

  • Minimum temperature is  7°c.
  • Maximum temperature is  27°c

How to Reach

By Air - Nearest airport is Gaggal which is 46 km away from Jwalamukhi Temple.

By Rail - Nearest railway station is Una Railway Station is 45 km away from Jwalamukhi Temple.

By Road - Tourist can reach Jwalaji Temple through road by taking taxis and buses or can use their own vehicle.