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Baglamukhi devi temple | Himachal Pradesh, Una

With golden complexion, in a yellow dress, she sits on the gold throne amid the yellow lotuses. Widely worshipped to get victory over enemies, she, the divinity of Baglamukhi is celebrated in many temples that stands in her name. One such shrine is the abode of Baglamukhi shrine in Kangra valley. Though not a Shaktipeetha, the temple is part of the Nav Shakthipeetha yatra or  Nav Durga temples, where the nine aspects of Durga is worshipped. Many politicians, rich and powerful are believed to worship at this shrine.

Legend

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.

Architecture

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.

Darsan Info

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

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Darsan Dresscode

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.

Culture

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.

Language Spoken:Hindi

Location and Contact

Bankhandi, Sameli, Himachal Pradesh

Bankhandi is well connected by roads to other parts of the state. Buses and taxis are available from Delhi, Chandigarh, Una, Hoshiapur, Kangra, Dharamshala etc.

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Temple Rituals

The priests perform daily rituals and puja to the deity. They perform puja with the offerings given by the devotees.

Regular Offerings

yellow flowers, besan laddoo, yellow cloth, haldi

Special rituals

Priests perform 'tantrik havan', the puja believed to give one victory over enemies.

famous Festivals

October - Navrathri

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