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The main flame of this temple keeps burning constantly. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas found in different corners of

As per the legend associated with the temple, there was a cowherd who always used to find his cow... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jammu, India
Unexpected detour to Jwala ji

We had left from Mcleodganj for Delhi and we saw some board giving directions to Jawala ji temple... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Jawala Ji Temple Road | Jawalamukhi, 176031, India
+91 1970 222 223
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As per the legend associated with the temple, there was a cowherd who always used to find his cow without milk. One day he followed his cow till the grazing field and found that a young girl drank the cow's milk and disappeared with the...More

2  Thank msinghthezoner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had left from Mcleodganj for Delhi and we saw some board giving directions to Jawala ji temple, don’t know what happened and we took the fork in the road to check this place off our list, temple is one of the Shakti Perth in...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

This place has been subject of curiosity for scientists and researchers for eternal burning of a natural flame for the last many years . But devotees believe that it is supernatural powers of Mata Jwalaji. Governor Amolak Rattan Kohli

Thank AmolakRattanK
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It was surprising to see Jwala ji burning inside a small gap in the sanctum santorum. Requires a bit long on foot to reach temple. Easy for young guys. For older people its a bit tiring but they can have darshan if they take rest...More

Thank tandonmayank14
Reviewed 13 July 2018

I regularly visited jawala mataji temple very well maintained by govt.neat and clean.Know they makes railing for queues.water coolers placed.

Thank aish2290
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We visited the temple because we wanted to. The temple has an "eternal flame" glowing all the time, and is revered by traditional Hindus. The sad part of the visit was the administration - the lack of it. The guards were not doing their jobs...More

2  Thank Charanjiv S
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Beautiful Temple, great management, The temple is situated on the top of the mountain, but one can be reached to the temple by auto.

Thank Escape689101
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple is an ancient temple of goddess Durga.There is no idol located in the temple as it is believed that Sati's tongue fell here and the goddess is manifested as small blue flames that burn through fissures in the old rock. Jwalamukhi, or...More

4  Thank sarkeranirban16
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This is in Kangra district, about 40kms from Kangra, it is a shaktipeeth, it is said that Maa Parvati's tongue fell here, there are no statue of idols only jwala coming out from deep within rocks n water, very strong vibrations can be felt when...More

Thank yashanddivyam
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We went here coz it was on our itinerary and also coz the mere suggestion that we may skip it coz we didn't want to see yet another temple offended our local driver greatly!! So unless you are religious and wish to cover every big...More

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15 June 2018|
Response from himSml | Reviewed this property |
From amritsar to Mata Jwala devi ji, at Jawalamukhi, Kangra, HP, the best route will be Via Pathankot, at PTK take Pathankot-Mandi National Highway and reach Kangra. At Kangra leave that highway at a place named Matour, then... More
12 March 2018|
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Response from himSml | Reviewed this property |
You can choose from Delhi to Pathankot or Chakki bank by Train, then to Mcload Ganj. 2ndly from Delhi to Dharamshala airport (at Gaggal) then to Mcload ganj by taxi and then to Chamunda Mata Temple.Next will be Jwalaji... More
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