At a distance of 37 Km from Kangra ( 53 KM from Dharamsala) this temple does not have any idol. There is a blue flame comes out of rocks is treated as goddess Jwalamukhi and is in existence since many centuries.
It is believed that goddess Sati's tongue fell at the temple site, which makes it one of the 51 Shaktipeeths in the country. Over the centuries , the temple has drawn many kings and nobles, of whom the most famous are the emperor Akbar, who donated a gilt umbrella for the temples's eternal flame
The temple dome is glided in gold by Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Punjab. This beautiful and big temple complex attracts many pilgrims.
The rock temples of Masroor were built between 720 and 800 AD. They were Shiva temples to begin with, but today the central shirine is called Thakurdwara and has idols of Rama, Sita and Lakshman installed in it.
This article is written by go2india.in team.
|hi friends am sohan from hyderabad.....it was a super trip to kangra mata. it was like i was in swarag..........jai kangra mata...i wish i will be soon visiting temple...|
|we are now comming for 51 shakti pith ''darshan'' |
chittpurniji , jwalaji, vrijeswariji , chamundaji.