Below the shrine of Muktinath Temple You would find a Tibet pattern Jwala Mai Temple. This Temple is popular for the water that it issues from a rock inside it. Inside this Temple behind a tattered curtain, exist a natural gas jest that produce Continuously burning flame, the Jwala Mai temple has a spring and there are three eternal flames "Holy flame from soil", “Holy flame from rock” and “Holy flame from water” fed by natural gas. Apparantly two flames are continuously burning. The Hindus has a belief that this fire was lit as an offering made by Brahma himself, (the creator) as he set water on fire.
Hindu Saint known with the name of Lord Shri Swaminarayan is linked with the Temple of Muktinath. Also called as a Satguru of Sabij Yoga, towards the end of the 18th century he practiced severe penance in Muktinath for two and a half months and attained the proficiency in Nishkamvrat. In 2003 his disciples funded the new wall around Muktinath and raised a small monument for him at Muktinath.
The most popular and sought after thing is Shaligram known as Sukusm Vishnu . During the pilgrimage we pass by the River kali Gandaki from where one can collect fossils of the Jurassic age. These fossils are also available in various sizes from the local Shops. Shaligram, a black colour stone fossil is considered sacred and is kept in pooja (prayer) room in the house / temple . This is actually the symbol of Lord Vishnu. The stone has its importance and place in the Puranas as Krishnagandaki (Black Gandaki) & as well as Chakranadi, and worshipped as one of the holiest rivers, Krishnagandaki comprise of seven Gandaki rivers supposed to come from cheek (Gandasthal) of Lord Vishnu.