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Complete History Of Baglamukhi Temple Kangra

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Baglamukhi Temple History

Baglamukhi temple Kangra Himachal Pradesh

Baglamukhi temple is a famous ancient temple. This sacred place falls in Bankhandi village district Kangra of Himachal Pradesh. The location of the temple is awesome as it is situated on NH-503 highway. Baglamukhi temple is not just famous in Himachal Pradesh also out of Himachal. The biggest celebrities like Actor Govinda and the actress Shilpa Shetty have visited this place.

Whoever comes to this place with a pure heart will never return with an empty hand. Havanas are organized here frequently. Many people perform Havan for the fulfillment of their wishes, while others perform Havan to fulfill their wishes.

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History of Temple

The history of this temple is older than the Mahabharata era. According to mythology Mata Baglamukhi is originated because of lord Brahma. It is said that the important Grantha of Brahma was stolen by a Rakshasa and hidden in Patal Lok. For this Mata takes Bagula look to kill this rakshasa. Mata Baglamukhi is 8th among the ten Shaktipeeths.

Pandavas performed devotion here during their exile period and built the temple today known as Baglamukhi Temple.

Important Facts of This Temple

This is Maa Baglamukhi, the eighth incarnation of Durga Mata. It is a great celebration to honor Goddess Baglamukhi Jayanti. According to the Hindu calendar, it is celebrated on the eighth day of Shukla Paksha of Vaishakh month.

The whole temple is plated with yellow color. The main statue of Mata is plated with yellow color along with Chunari (Mantilla).In the temple, the prasad would also have been yellow. The devotees who come for darshan also wear yellow clothes. It is best to visit on Thursdays because this day is the day of Maa Baglamukhi.

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  • By wearing yellow clothes goddess is known as Peetambra. Goddess is also known by the name of Shtrunashini Bagla Mukhi.
  • The baglamukhi temple was built in dawapar time by PANDVA’s in only one night.
  • Former prime minister Indira Gandhi visited here in 1977 when she lost the election.
  • Many biggest Politicians come here to take the blessing of Mata Baglamukhi.
  • Bollywood actress Shilpa shetty had recently visited here after the Bail of her husband Raj Kundra.

How to Reach Baglamukhi Temple

  • Baglamukhi Temple is 50 km away from Dharamshala. You can take a direct bus from here or taxis are also available to Bangla Mukhi.
  • Dehra bus stand is in 16 to 17 km distance from the temple.
  • Near airport is Gagal airport which is 34.5 km from here.Do not confused between Gagal and Kangra airort both are the same.

Nearby Places to explore

Chintpurni Temple and Jawalamukhi Temple and many more temples are very close by. During this visit, you can also explore the nearby Kangra Fort.

There is a Masroor temple which is built by the Pandavas during their exile period. This temple is about 30 km away from Bagla Mukhi.

Bottom Lines

It is a must to visit the Baglamukhi temple at least once. Many people have fulfilled their wishes at this temple. The Incense (Hawan) is held here to make wishes come true.

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