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Baglamukhi Jayanti 2024 Date - Importance - Mantra

Baglamukhi Jayanti is believed to be the day when Goddess Baglamukhi appeared on earth. It is observed on the Shukla Ashtami or eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month. Bagalamukhi Jayanti 2024 date is May 15. The Goddess is an avatar of Mother Goddess Shakti and is also one of the Dasa Mahavidyas.

Baglamukhi Mantra

ह्रीं बगलामुखी सर्वदुष्टानांवाचं मुखं पदं स्तंभय जिह्वां कीलयबुद्धि
विनाशय  ह्रीं स्वाहा।

Legend has it that the Goddess appeared to protect Dharma which was challenged by an Asura named Madan. The Goddess defeated him and pulled his tongue. The demon then prayed for forgiveness.

The popular image of Goddess Baglamukhi has she pulling the tongue of the demon.

Symbolically, this suggests that the greatest threat to Dharma is from unwanted speech.

There are several legends associated with Goddess Baglamukhi and most of them are popular in the western parts of India. A popular legend says that Goddess Shakti took the form of Baglamukhi to protect the universe from a huge storm that had the capacity to destroy the universe.

Shakti temples in western and northern parts of India observe special rituals on the day.

Some Important Facts About Baglamukhi

  • Goddess Baglamukhi is also known as Pitambari Devi.
  • One of the most important temple dedicated to Baglamukhi (Pitambara Peeth) is located at Datia in Madhya Pradesh.