Baglamukhi Devi Temple, Himachal Pradesh

Located 30 km away from Kangra District in Himachal Pradesh near Dharamshala, the Baglamukhi Devi temple is surrounded by the Dhauladhar range of Himalayas. The name Baglamukhi is derived from two Sanskrit words “Bagla”, which means bride and “Mukhi”, meaning face. The temple is among the many establishments scattered in various other parts of the country dedicated to Goddess Baglamukhi.

It is considered that the Goddess loved the yellow color, and hence the temple is painted vibrantly in the yellow shade. The entrance, all the domes and the pillars are painted in yellow. Inside a tiered dome, which is supported by pillars, there is a huge prodigious havankund. The holy place enshrines the idol of Goddess Baglamukhi embellished with yellow ornaments, garments, and flowers.

Baglamukhi is one among the ten mahavidyas, the wisdom goddesses. Her abode is considered to be a Sidha Peetha. According to the mythology, she emerged on hearing the prayers of other Gods when the huge storm has erupted over the earth. It is believed that she calmed the storm, and since then she is worshipped as the enemy destroyer. This temple is one among the pars of famous Nava Shaktipeeth Yatra.

The temple is located in Bakhandi, Sameli, Himachal Pradesh. It is well connected by roads to various other parts of the state. Buses and taxi facility are available from cities like Delhi, Una, Chandigarh. Hoshiarpur, etc. The best time to visit the temple is during the month of October for the auspicious Navratri celebrations, celebrated with great joy, style, grandeur and vigour.

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Baglamukhi Devi Temple open at 06:00 AM to 09:00 PM - Every Day

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