Who is Maa Baglamukhi

Meaning of Maa Baglamukhi

The word Baglamukhi is made up of two words, Bagla and Mukhi. The word Bagla is a corruption of Wagla (bridle). The name Bagla is made up of three letters. VA, GA, LA; The letter ‘VA’ refers to Varuni, the letter ‘GA’ refers to Siddhida and the letter ‘LA’ refers to the earth. Therefore, due to the supernatural beauty and erectile power of the mother, she got this name.

The Goddess has 108 names. In North India, Maa Bagalamukhi is known as Pitambara. Pitambara means, the goddess who is related to yellow or golden color.

The place of manifestation of Baglamukhi Devi is believed to be in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. It is said that they were manifested by turmeric-colored water. Due to the yellow color of turmeric, she is also called Pitambara Devi.

Maa Baglamukhi Mantra and it’s Meaning

ॐ ह्लीं बगलामुखी सर्व दुष्टानां वाचं मुखं पदं स्तम्भय जिव्हां कीलय बुद्धिं विनाशय ह्लीं ॐ स्वाहा ॥

[Om Hleem Bagala-mukhi sarva dushtanam vacham mukham padam stambhay jeevhwam keelaye buddhim vinashaya hleem om swaha]

Meaning ⟶  The mantra has Bheej sounds of Baglamukhi. It prays the goddess to make the enemies ineffective by arresting their vicious speech, feet and intelligence. Once their movements are restricted, they can never act against you.