Greatness of Goddess Bagalamukhi
Bagalamukhi is an aggressive form of the universal mother Goddess. She is one of the manifestations of Kali, the fierce form of divine the Sakthi, who is also known in many other names such as Parvati, Durga and Bhagavati. Kali is also known as Adi Parashakthi, the primordial, all-powerful feminine energy, and is worshipped in 10 forms. These are known as Dasa Mahavidyas, the 10 Goddesses of great wisdom. Goddess Bagalamukhi is considered to be the eighth of these 10 divine aspects.
The word Bagala is a distorted form of Valga, which means the bridle or rein that is put in and around the mouths of animals like the horse in order to control them. Mukha is face. Bagalamukhi, thus, means the one who can exercise control by her mere facial expressions. This Goddess is known in more than a 100 names, Kalyani and Brahmastra Roopini being two of them. She is believed to be golden yellow in color and hence, is also referred to as Pitambari or Pitambara Maa. (Pita is yellow color).
Bagalamukhi is depicted as golden complexioned and is also dressed in bright yellow. With a crescent moon adorning her head, she sits royally on a golden throne, in the middle of an ocean of nectar that is covered with yellow lotuses in full bloom. She is often shown as two-armed, pleasant-faced, holding a club in her right-hand and pulling out the tongue of a demon with the left. When shown four-armed, she looks more aggressive.
She is believed to have immense power and potency, which can turn things around in no time. She is also seen as representing the dualities and opposites, like ignorance and knowledge, speech and silence, and defeat and victory.
Efficacy of Bagalamukhi Mantras
Mantras are powerful incantations that are packed with immense spiritual energy. There are precise guidelines as to how a Mantra should be chanted, and when done so with devotion, they can create vibrations that can bring peace and joy to the devotees. Bagalamukhi mantras are prayers with miraculous powers that can provide success. The mantras can ensure victory for one in any issue, over any impediment or against any opponent. They will act as a protective mechanism with respect to serious ailments, court cases, business failures, financial losses, problems in profession, academic failures etc. Hence, they are God given gifts especially for people like politicians, administrators, businessmen and students. While the mantras can also bestow prosperity and welfare, they can help ward-off the effects of negative spells and evil eye.
Let us, here, go through some of the powerful mantras of Goddess Bagalamukhi.
‘Om Hleem Bagalaamukhi Sarvadushtaanaam Vaacham Mukham Padam Stambhay Jihvaam Keelay Buddhim Vinaashaay Hring Om Swaha!’
This is Mata Bagalamukhi Mantra which has the potential to bestow great welfare on all fronts.
‘Om Hreeng Aing Kleeng Shri Bagalanane Mam Ripoon Naashay Naashay Mamaishwaryaani Dehi Dehi Sheeghram Manovanchhitam Saadhay Saadhay Hreeng Swaahaa!’
This is Goddess Bagalamukhi Mantra for Sarva Karya Siddhi (success in all endeavors). True to this name, the recitation of this mantra with firm faith in the power of the Goddess can lead one to the path of victory in all activities undertaken.