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Jawalamukhi Temple, Kangra






     State : Himachal Pradesh

     City : Kangra
Jawalamukhi Temple


Jawalamukhi also called the "Flaming Goddess" or "She has the flaming mouth" is 56 km from Dharamsala is the famous temple of goddess Jawalamukhi.It is located in the valley of Beas and is built over some natural jets of combustible gas believed to be a manifestation of the goddess Devi Bhagwati Jawalamukhi.

A legend avers that the flames proceed from the mouth of demon Jalandhara, the Daitya King whom Shiva over-whelmed with mountains.The temple building is modern whose dome is of gilt, gold and pinacles and possesses a beautiful folding door of silver plates, presented by the Sikh Raja Kharak Singh.