Goddess Baglamukhi is the eighth important place among all the ten Dus Mahavidya's. Bagalamukhi means the Goddess who takes hold of the tongue. The day is celebrated as on this day, Goddess Bagalamukhi was born on this day to protect and save her devotees and followers and to demolish their enemies. Bagalamukhi Jayanti is observed on VaisakhShukla Astami i.e. on the eighth day of bright half of the Vaishakh Month. Devotees get performed the Maa Baglamukhi puja to win over enemies.
Goddess Bagalamukhi is also said Maa Pitambara because the Goddess is very fond of Yellow color. The Bagalamukhi goddess is considered to be the avatar of Goddess Shakti and is also one of the Dasa Mahavidyas. It is said that Goddess Bagalamukhi arrived on earth when she was confronted by an Asura Madan to protect the Dharma (conduct and teachings). To save the devotees from immoral and sinful activities she vanquished the Asura and pulled his tongue. The Asura asked for the absolution from Goddess. This depicts that the serious threat from the sinful people is unwanted speech. People offer prayers on this day to make the evil's speech and feet to get paralysed.
Method to do Puja on Bagalamukhi Jayanti :
Puja of Bagalamukhi is done early in the morning by wearing yellow clothes and doing prayers of goddess Baglamukhi. While doing the Puja it is needed that the devotee should perform sadhana in remoteness or should do with experienced sadhak. While worshipping goddess Bagalamukhi a devotee should sit on the floor covered with yellow cloth facing towards the east and should either have the idol or picture of goddess Baglamukhi in front of him.
Benefits of Bagalamukhi Jayanti Puja :
Puja helps in removing evil spirits from one's life. Obstacles and barriers are removed from the lives of devotees. Path towards success becomes easier.