Chintpurni - Chintpurni
(3000 ft asl) Temple is a Shaktipeeth and lies enroute from Chandigarh (200 kms)
to Pathankot via Una (55 kms) on the Hoshiarpur (42 kms) - Dharmashala road.
Devi temple : Goddess Jwalamukhi is the deity of
the flaming mouth. The temple is built over natural jets of combustible gas,
believed to be the manifestation of goddess. About 35 km northeast from
temple : This temple, which is one of the most famous Shaktipeeths of
North India, is located in Kangra town. About 50 km north from Chintpurni.
Chintpurni and Jwalamukhi are economy options like any typical pilgrimage town.
Guests seeking comfortable accommodations prefer to stay at Pragpur
(45 kms) and visit all the temples.
Chintpurni / Jwalamukhi
and Vajreshwari temple is part of a popular driving Devi pilgrimage itinerary
ex-Chandigarh that involves, Naina Devi (Ropar, 60 kms from Chandigarh),
Chintpurni / Jwalamukhi / Vajreshwari, Vaishnodevi
(near Jammu 200 kms from Chintpurni), Chamunda Devi
and Mansa Devi (Panchkula near Chandigarh).