Showing posts with label Dharamshala. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dharamshala. Show all posts

28 Jun 2016

Jwala Ji Temple - Best Temple in Himachal Pradesh

Jwala Ji temple is located in Jwalamukhi town of district Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. It is 34Km far from Kangra. This holy place is located in the lower Himalayas in Jwalamukhi town. According to the legend, when made Sati’s body is divided into 51 parts, then Sati Mata’s tongue fell in this place. The number of flames usually either seven (for the seven divine sisters) or nine (for the nine Durgas). This temple is constructed as four cornered, with a small dome on the top of the temple and  the square central pit of hollowed stone inside where the main flame burns continuously.

Maa Jwala Ji Temple

This temple is as old as Vaishno Devi temple. It is also mentioned in Mahabharata & other scriptures. In his temple, the flames are continuing burn inside the cave. Some say that there are seven or nine flames or the seven divine sisters & nine Durgas. It is here that the Sati Mata’s tongue fell which is seen in the form of flames. 

Every year there is a big fair in Navratras. During Navratri, there is a great crowd. Pilgrims often visits this shrine temple. It believes that who wishes or prays something from Jwala Mata , the goddess always fulfills the wishes of their devotees. Devotees offer coconut, bangles, sindoor & halwa  to the Goddess Jwala Mata. 

Maa Jwala Ji Temple

In the temple, there is a tight security for the safety of people or pilgrims. In the entire campus, there are many CCTV camera installed for the security purpose. There is a big langar hall for the devotees. Langar cooked by the Brahman cook . First of all the food would be offered to the goddess after that it is distributed to the public. There are also taps installs on the way to the temple for devotees to provide drinking water. Toilets are also made for the public on the way. People always come their with families & take the blessings of the Goddess Jwala Maa. 

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This holy place is very beautiful & peaceful. There are so many shops on the way to the temple. In these shops, people get Prasad (coconut, halwa, bangles, red dupatta & fulliyan etc) . People also get audio video cassettes, DVD's , photo of Goddess Jwala Mata,  Durga Mata and much more. They also get in these shops religious books. This place is very holy place & also Jwala Mata fulfill the wishes & blessed their children with her blessings.

Maa Jwala Ji Temple Kangra

So, whenever you visit the Himachal Pradesh must visit this holy place & blessed with the blessing of Goddess Jwala  Mata.   

4 Jun 2016

Best Tourist Place for Summer Vacation - Dharamshala

Dharamshala is the hill station in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Dharamshala is the district headquarter. Dharamshala is a beautiful place in the Himachal Pradesh surrounded by Dhauladhar mountains capped with the snow on the peak. There are dense forests of deodar trees, various streams & a pleasant weather in this place . The climate of Dharamshala is very pleasant throughout the year. It is 18Km from Kangra. It is the best place for holidays with family & friends. It is also one the best place  for a newlywed couple for their honeymoon. It is a very peaceful area with healthy air. The nearest airport is Gaggal airport which is 13Km from here. Bus services are also available from Delhi to Dharamshala.

Best Tourist Place Dharamshala

Dalai Lama Temple DharamshalaAt upper Dharamshala, there is the Dalai Lama’s residence which made this place the major tourist place. Mcleodganj is very popular place in  Dharamshala. A large number of Tibetan are residing here. There is Namgyal monastery of Tibetans in the Mcleodganj. In Mcleodganj people come to study about Tibetan Buddhism, culture & crafts. You can also enjoy here Tibetans handicrafts, garments, carpets & other memoranda.

There are so many sight-seeing in the Dharamshala. Here you can enjoy trekking , paragliding & ice-skating. For trekking, Triund is the best place and it also called jewel of Dharamshala. It's  9km from Mcleodganj. It is one day trek. There are so many sight-seeing ranges  from temples, ancient towns, churches,  museum and much natural beauty place. Kotwali bazaar is the main bazaar of Dharamshala. In the Kangra museum, you can enjoy the famous paintings, a collection of sculptures, pottery, and many anthropological items. Costumes & shamianas used by local royalty, old carved doors, jails, lintels & pandals are also on display coins & ornaments. There is also a section house the work of contemporary artists, sculptures & photography. 

Paragliding Place Dharamshala - Indru Nag

Dal lake the main attraction of Dharamshala. It is 11Km from Dharamshala. Dal lake spread across 1Square Km area surrounded by deodar trees. It is one of the major picnic spots. Kali temple is situated on the bank of the lake which is famous for its annual fair.

Dharamshala Cricket stadiumStadium of Dharamshala is the International cricket stadium. Where many international & IPL matches are played. It is one of the most attractive Stadium of India. From this Stadium, you can easily view the Dhauladhar mountains covered with snow.

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Chinmaya Tapovan is an ashram complex established by Late Swami Chinmayananda , who was a noted exponent of the Gita. In the complex, there is a magnificent temple of Rama, a meditation hall , 9meter high image of Lord Hanuman, a school, and a recreation center.

From Dharamshala, you can also visit the Brijeshwari temple, Jawalamukhi temple, Chamunda temple & Bhagsu Nath temple.

Dharamshala War MemorialThere is a war memorial at the start of the town which is a great tribute to the soldiers who had lost their lives during World war. This place is very beautiful full of greenery. This place is very well maintained covered with pine trees. This memorial is also a very beautiful picnic spot for family & friends. There is a black marvel panel in which the name of the soldiers has been written who had lost their lives during the world war.

Summer is the best season to visit this beautiful place.  This place is full of greenery, deodar & pine trees, various natural streams & Dhauladhar mountains. So , if you want to enjoy the beauty of this beautiful place then you must have to visit this place. In the winter, the temperature of this place is at its freezing point. For the winter season, there is a need of heavy woolen. 

Dharamshala Monastery

So, summer is the best time to enjoy the beauty of this beautiful place & pleasant weather. This is a very peaceful place so that you can also feel inner peace here. 

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