Jwalamukhi Temple is one of the 51 Shakti peeths of Goddess Shakti, which is devoted to the “Goddess of Light” or Goddess Jwalamukhi or the Flaming Mouth. This temple has a burning blue flame coming out of a rock chamber, which is prayed as a sign of the deity. Though one of the most sacred Hindu temples, Jwalamukhi temple has a dome made of gold that was gifted by Akbar, the Mughal Emperor. The best time for tourists to be there is from beginning of April- middle of October, which is during the Navratri festival.
The Jwalamukhi fair is held twice a year during the Navratri of Chaitra and Aswin. The devotees go round the 'Jwala Kund' in which the sacred fire burns, making their offerings. The 'Gorakh Tibbi' a centre of the Gorakhpanthi Naths is placed near the Jwala Kund. Folk-dances, songs, plays, wrestling matches and athletics are some of the important attractions of the fair. The Jwalamukhi Temple in Kangra becomes the venue for the major fair.