Jwalamukhi Temple

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The Jwalamukhi Temple is among the most popular religious sites of Pragpur and is situated at a distance of 21 km from the city. This is also one of the most significant Shakti Peeths of India and is dedicated to Goddess Jwalamukhi. Goddess Jwalamukhi is the deity with a blazing mouth and is said to be one of the Avatars of Goddess Sati.The main attraction of this temple is a shining blue flame that emanates from a rock sanctum. At this temple there are no idols of god and this flame itself is worshipped as the manifestation of the goddess. Like these there are nine flames in this temple, each of them representing one goddess with the main one representing Goddess Kali. The other 8 flames symbolize goddesses like Saraswathi, Annapurna, Ambika, Lakshmi, Hinglaj, Chandi, Vidhya Vasini, and Anjana.These flames are famous as they have been burning for a long time without any cotton or oil. The temple also has a golden umbrella, which is said to have been offered here by Emperor Akbar. It also has a huge brass bell that was offered by the King of Nepal. Its most popular festival is the Navaratris that is celebrated here between March-April and September-October. A musical fountain is also situated near this temple

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