Jwalaji situated in the district of Kangra of Himachal Pradesh is long-familiar for the renowned Jwalaji Temple which is one among the fifty-one Shakthi Peeths in India. It is here that Satis tongue descended which can now be seen in the form of flame. Also, there is Gorakh Dibbi, Chaturbhuj temple and many small enshrines located in the backyard of Jwalaji Temple. The major attractiveness of the Jwalaji temple is the Aarti session which is executed five times in a day that starts early morning then at the time of sunrise, afternoon, evening and proceeds till bed time of the goddesses. Besides these, the evening Aarti also known as Shaiyan Aarti, performed ahead bed time is specific and different.
PLACES TO VISIT
There are totally nine different flames inside the temple and each intends something different. All over the courtyard is the bed chamber of the goddesses and in a higher place of the temple is the shrine of Baba Gorakhnath.
It is located at 4.5 km away. This is the place of a carnival held in the month of July or August and is located on the hill above Jwalaji.
Shri Raghunathji Temple
This temple is at a distance of 5km.famously known as Teda mandir, Rama, Laxman and Sita are said to have rested here and the initial temple is guesses to have been built by Pandavas.
This antediluvian temple at a 1km distance has stone paradigm of the eight-armed goddesses.
This place is at a distance of 12km is nearly linked with the elegance of Kangra erstwhile rulers, there are number of ancient temples and persist of a couple of old palaces.
It is located at 22kmaway via. It has a temple devoted to Lord Shiva with a large four looked image.
HOW TO VISIT
The airport is located at Gaggal is 46km from Jwalamukhi.
The nearest broad gauge railhead is at a distance of 123km in Pathankot.
Jwalaji is connected to Delhi by road at a distance of 473km and from Shimla is 212km.
WHEN TO VISIT
Jwalaji can be visited ant time during a year.