Goddess Baglamukhi

Temple History

Shri Peetambara Peetha is one of the most famous temples of Baglamukhi which was established by Sh. Golokwasi Bramhaleen Pujyapaad RashtraGuru Anant Shree Swami Ji Maharaj in 1920s.
He also established the temple of goddess Dhumavati within the ashram. Dhumavati and Bagalamukhi are the two of the ten Mahavidyas. In addition to those, there are temples of Parshuram, Hanuman, Kal Bhairav and other god and goddess spread across the large area of Ashram.

Currently the Peeth is maintained by a trust. There is a Sanskrit library which was established by the Pujyapaad, and is maintained by Ashram. One can get the books explaining the history of the Ashram and secret mantras of various kind of sadhanas and tantras. One of the unique feature of the Ashram is its endeavor to spread the light of Sanskrit language to young children, free of cost. Ashram conducts Sanskrit debates across the years.

Pujyapaad was called 'Swamiji'or 'Maharaaj' by the devotees. No one knows from where he came, or his name; nor did he disclose this to anyone. However, he was a Parivrajakachrya Dandi Swami,who stayed on in Datia for a longer period.He was and still is a spiritual icon for many who visit the Peeth or have been associated with him directly or indirectly.He did/led many anushthans and sadhanas for the protection and welfare of both humanity and the country. Living legend who knows about Swamiji is Pt Shri Gaya Prasad Nayak ji (Babuji) of Garhi Malehara. Pujya Swamiji Maharaj and Babuji's Guruji were Gurubhai. This shakti peeth has Vankhandeswar Shiva Temple as well which is said to be of the time of Mahabharata.

Pujyapaad was a strong devotee of the Goddess Pitambara. He had a natural liking for the Sanskrit language. He was having good knowledge of Urdu, Persian and Arabic, English, Pali, Prakrit languages. He liked the classical music and various great classical musicians of that time used to visit the ashram. Some of the musicians who visited the ashram are Pundit Gundai Maharaj, Siyaram Tiwari, Rajan and Sajan Mishra, Dagar Bandhu etc. One of the greatest classical musician Acharaya Brhaspati was follower of Pujyapaad.

The Goddess change her appearance thrice in a day.


Additional Information

One should visit the ashram with very pure heart and full devotion and should maintain purity of the place in all circumstances. Irrespective of your status, every one has to follow Peeth's discipline for Mai Darshan. No one is allowed to carry leather items i.e. waist belt, wallet, purse etc. inside temple premises even after removing your footwear.

Gwalior Airport 97.6 KM, Gwalior Junction 77 KM, Datia Railway Station 3.4 KM, Datia Bus Stand 800 m. Auto are available from the railway station and bus stand to reach Peetambra Peeth.
  • 7.00 to 12.00, 14.00 to 21.00
  • Contact Person: Shri Pitambara Peeth Trust officer
  • Contact Number: 07522-233960,07522-234960