Pitambara Peeth, Bhaglamukhi devi temple
Madhya Pradesh , Datia
Shri Peetambra Peetha is a complex of Hindu temples (including an Ashram), located in the city of Datia. It is primarily a place of worship of the followers of Shakthism. The Shivlingam in the complex is believed to be of the same age as that of the Mahabharata. Shri Peetambara Peetha is one of the most famous temples of Baglamukhi Devi and was established by Shree Shri Golokwasi Swamiji Maharaj in 1920s. Currently the Peeth is maintained by a trust.
The temple was established by Shri Golokwasi Swamiji Maharaj in 1920's. He was an ardent devotee Goddess Pitambara. He stayed in Datia for a long period of time and became a spiritual icon of the place. He established the ashram and the temple.
The complex includes the many temples as well as the ashram. Dhumavati and Baglamukhi are the two Mahavaidya temples inside the complex. In addition to those, there are temples of Parshuram, Hanuman, Shiva Kal Bhairav and other god and goddess spread across the large area of Ashram. The shrine is a simple structure with open arches, red pyramid roof with a lotus structure on the top. The idol the Goddess is bedecked in silk and jewellery.
Timings : The aashram conducts Sanskrit classes to youngsters free of cost.
Devotees are advised to wear clean and conservative attire. Devotees wear yellow colour dress to appease the Goddess.
Datia is an ancient town, mentioned in the Mahabharata as Daityavakra. It has many places of Hindu and Jain worship as well as beautiful palaces and gardens
Station Road, Datia, Madhya Pradesh
By rail - Datia railway station 3 km from the Peetambra Peetha. Autos are available from railway station to the shrine.
By road - Bus stand is located at the distance of 1 km. Auto are available from the bus stand to reach Peetambra Peeth.
By air- Gwalior is the nearest airport and is situated at 75kms form the shrine. Taxis are available from the airport to the shrine.
The priests perform regular puja to the deities. Aartis are performed to the Goddess.
Astmi poornima amavasya and sakranti are special days at the shrine
October - Navrathri