Baglamukhi devi temple
Himachal Pradesh, Una
Baglamukhi is one of the ten mahavidyas( the wisdom goddesses) and her abode is considered a Sidha Peetha. The legend regarding the Goddess is that she emerged on hearing the prayers of other Gods when a huge storm erupted over the earth. She is believed to have calmed the harsh storm. Since then she is worshipped as the one who will destroy the enemies.This temple is part of famous Nava Shakthipeeth Yatra.
The temple is vibrant in the yellow shade, considered the favourite of the Goddess. The entrance, the domes, the pillars are all painted in yellow. There is a huge hawan kund inside a tiered dome supported by pillars. The sanctum enshrines the idol of Goddess Baglamukhi, decked in yellow garment, ornaments and flowers.
Timings : Baglamukhi devi temple timings - 6.00 AM to 10.00 PM . The temple is a part of the Nav Devi darshan yatra covering the nine abodes of Shakthi across Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh and Jammu & Kashmir
Devotees are advised to wear clean and conservative attire. Since yellow is the favoured colour of Goddess, devotees wear yellow attire while going to the shrine.
Kangra with its scenic beauty is a famous tourist destination. Tea is a major crop cultivated here and Kangra tea is famous all over the world for its rich aroma.
The priests perform daily rituals and puja to the deity. They perform puja with the offerings given by the devotees.
yellow flowers, besan laddoo, yellow cloth, haldi
Priests perform 'tantrik havan', the puja believed to give one victory over enemies.
October - Navrathri