Introduction to Jwalaji Temple in Kangra:
Jwalaji temple situated in Jwalamukhi region of Kangra district is one of the nationally famous temples and one of the 51 Shakti Peeths in India. Jwalaji Temple is situated at a height of about 500 metres above the sea level. Jwalaji temple is known for its gold domed temple in which there is no idol, instead there is an eternal blue flame emanating from the holy rock since ages. This blue flame is worshipped as Goddess Jwalaji. Not only in India but as well as in the world, Jwalaji is the temple of its only type where Goddess is worshiped as a flame.
On the basis of this eternal burning blue flame in Jwalaji, the place has been named as Jwalamukhi. Throughout the year thousands of tourists and devotees come to Kangra to pay homage to Jwalaji temple. For the ease of tourists to stay there, Hotel Jwalaji is one of the best hotels.in Jwalamukhi.
In March-April and September-October every year, the Navratra fairs in Jwalaji are the main attractions for a pilgrimage to Jwalaji temple. Evening prayers called 'Aarti' in Jwalaji temple is worth watching for the devotees.