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Baglamukhi devi also known as Valgamukhi or Bagulamukhi mean yellow or crane faced goddess. She is the ultimate weapon to destroy all the enemies of universe. Baglamukhi is the super power which paralyses the evil forces. She has a golden complexion and her dress is yellow. She sits in a golden throne in the midst of an ocean of nectar full of yellow lotuses. A crescent moon adorns her head. She is the controller of the speech, movement and knowledge.
Goddess Bagalamukhi is the eighth Mahavidya in the famous series of the 10 Mahavidyas. It is believed that to win over enemies, Baglamukhi can act as a perfect weapon. She paralyzes enemy's speech. She has the power to remove of the effect of Black Magic. It is believed that worship of goddess Baglamukhi acts like a weapon to stop your enemy from doing harm against you. Goddess Baglamukhi also has the power of turning things into its opposite. She can turn silence into speech, ignorance into knowledge, defeat into a victory, ugliness into beauty and poverty into wealth.
Goddess Bagalamukhi temple is situated at Guma in Mandi, in the state of Himachal Pradesh in North India. Large numbers of devotees come here to worship the goddess. She is worshipped according to Vedic ritual to defeat enemies. Generally, she is depicted holding a club in her right hand with which she beats a demon, while pulling his tongue out with her left hand.
Goddess Bagalamukhi emerged from the 'Haridra Sarovara'. There is one legend behind the origin of Goddess Bagalamukhi. Once upon a time, a huge storm erupted over the Earth. As it threatened to destroy whole of the creation, all the gods assembled in the Saurashtra region. There goddess Bagala emerged from the `Haridra sarovara`. Appeased by the prayers of the gods, she calmed down the storm. Thus she helped the gods.All paintings are courtesy of Art of Legend India.