Jwala Devi Temple Which Is Popular As Jyota Wali Mata Temple, Is Situated 30km Far From Kangra Of Himachal Pradesh And Is A Shaktipeeth. Where Lord Shiva Is Settled With Mata Sati. It Is Said That When Mata Sati Got Angry And Got Tinged Into The Fire As His Father Insulted Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva Then Took Her Burning Body And Encircle To The Whole Galaxy. Then Lord Vishnu Destroyed Mata Sati's Body Through His Chakra Into Pieces.
Jwala Devi Temple
Which Spread Into Many Places. And The Tongue Is Fallen Into That Place Which Is Named As Jwala Devi Temple. This Place Is Founded By Pandvas. Natural Fire Remains Burning From The Rock. Whose Origin Is Yet Not Known. Scientist Also Not Able To Find The Origin. According To Hinduism 9 Fire Beads Combine To Make This Single Fire Bead. In These 9 Beads Center One Denotes Devi Mahakali And Annapurna, Chandi, Hinglaj, Vindhyawasini, Mahalaxmi, Saraswati, Ambika And Anji Devi Are In The Form Of Beads Surrounding The Mahakali. This Temple Was Built By Raja Bhomi Singh And Later On Maharaja Ranjeet Singh And Raja Sansar Chand Renovated The Temple.
There Is A Story Famous About Jwala Mata And Is A Proof That It Is Present In The Temple. Long Time Ago There Was A Devotee Of Mata Jwala Devi, Named As Dhyanu Bhagat Was On Journey To Mata Jwala Temple With Other Devotees. In Mid Way Of The Journey Soldiers Of Emperor Akbar Stop Them And Present Them Against Akbar. On The Question Of Emperor Akbar Dhyanu Bhagat Told Him About Mata Jwala Devi's Majesty. Badshah Beheaded The Horse Of Dhyanu Bhagaat And Said To Make The Horse Alive Again.
Jwala Devi Temple
Dhyanu Bhagat Seeked One Month Time For That And Moved To Mata Jwala Devi Temple. In Temple Dhyanu Bhagat Requested Devi To Make His Horse Alive. Devi Became Happy To Dhyanu's Prayer And Did So. Akbar Was Surprised And Turned The Flow Of Rivers Towards Temple To Extinguish The Bead Of Jwala Devi. But His All Tricks Went Waste And At Last He Learnt About The Glory Of Mata Jwala Devi. In His Ego He Offered 50kg Chhatra. But Due To The Rage Of Mata It Changed Into Other Waste Metal. Till Date That Chhatra Is Placed In The Temple.

Location- 👇

  • Jawala Ji Temple, Kohala, Jawalamukhi, Himachal Pradesh 176031.

How To Reach - 🚲


  • Nearest Airport Is Gaggal Airport, Dharmasala. Distance 50 Km Only.

Railway Station-

  • Nearest Broad Gauge Railway Station Is Pathankot Railway Station. Distance 114 Km Only.

Local Language - 👄

  • Hindi, Pahari, Punjabi.

Local Food- 🍲

  • Traditional North Indian Food

Local Transport- 🚕

  • Taxi And Buses.


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