The Bagheswari Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the mother goddess Bagheswari, one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Peeths. It is situated in southern part of Bongaigaon city in Assam, India. It is an important pilgrimage destination for Hindus.
About The Temple
Bagheswari Temple is located on the in the middle of Bongaigaon town. This temple is one of the oldest and famous temples which have its own importance. Beautiful Bageswari temple of this town is proposed to be developed as afforested hillock with a garden and a small artificial lake fed by a perennial stream.
Legend and Stories
This is a great place where in ''Devi Durga's'' Trishul (Weapon) fell down when her body was cut into pieces by God Vishnu, just after Dakshshaya Yagya (ritual ceremony organized by durga's father).
How to Reach Bongaigaon
The Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, located in Guwahati, is the nearest airport. There are two stations in Bongaigaon - New Bongaigaon railway station (2nd largest railway junction of Assam state) and Bongaigaon (old) station. Trains from all major stations halt here. National Highway connects Bongaigaon with the states Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.
Bageshwari Hill Temple,
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Self realization
Sarva Mangala Maangalye Sive Sarvaardha Saadhike, Saranye Tryambake Gauri Naarayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer you our salutations, Oh auspicious Naraayani, who is the good of all good, who can achieve everything and can offer refuge, Oh three-eyed Gowri.
Saranaangatha Dheenaartha Parithraana Paraayane Sarvasyaarthi Hare Devi Naaraayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer salutations to you, Oh Narayani, who has the infinite power of creating, preserving and destroying. You are the basis and epitome of the 3 gunas.
Sarvaroope Sarvese Sarvasakthi Samanvithe, Bhayebhyastrahi No Devi Durge Devi Namosthuthe
Meaning -I offer my salutations to you mother Durga, who is present in all beings and has all power, save us from all our wrongdoings O mother of the universe.
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Shakthi Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as Shakti in all beings.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.