There are several places worth visiting in Himachal Pradesh such as: Dharamsala, a Buddhist center where the Dalai Lama lives; Kullu Valley, where Manali is located: the peaceful laid-back Parvati Valley; and Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh and a major hill station. There are also the regions of Spiti, Kinnaur, and Lahaul. They are basically high altitude deserts with mountain, which are highly influenced by Tibetan Buddhism.
Jawalmukhi temple is one of the most visited temples in Himachal Pradesh. According to the Hindu legends, Sati's tongue fell in the place where the temple is being erected. The hindu temple is built in homage to goddess Jawalmukhi, also known as Maa Jwala Ji. The meaning of Jawalmukhi is mouth of flames.