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Bhagwati Pitambara Shaktipeeth



Bhagwati Pitambara Shaktipeeth at Datia town of Datia District. Madhya Pradesh, India. The Shaktipeeth was founded by Rashtra Guru Param Pujya Shri 1008 Shri Swamiji Maharaj Vanakhandeshwar Pujyapaad.

Shri Vanakhandeshwar Maharaj was an expert of original Indian classical music. Number of famous musicians, vocalists and singers used to visit his ashram for music lesson.Gurujis blessings Ustad Aadil Khan recovered his lost voice and he became a disciple of Shri Maharaj-ji.

Other disciples of Guruji were Pundit Gudain Maharaj, Siyaram Tiwari, Rajan & Sajan Mishra, Dagar Brothers, Nikhil Benerjee, Salil Shankar, Bahadur Khan, Pawar Brothers, Khan Brothers and Kumar Gandharva Maharaj-ji established and worshiped Bhagwati Pitambara Mata and hence the ashram was known as Pitambara Peeth. He used to tell his disciples to worship Shri Maa Bagalamukhi.



Shri Peetambra Peetha is a complex of Hindu temples (including an  Ashram), located in the city of Datia, in the Madhya Pradesh state of the central India. It was, according to many legends 'Tapasthali' (place of meditation) of many mythological as well as real life people.

The shivlingam of shree Vankhandeswar Shiva is tested and approved by the Archeological Survey of India to be of the same age as that of the Mahabharata. It is primarily a Shakta place of worship (devoted to Mother Goddess).

Shri Peetambara Peetha is one of the most famous temples of Baglamukhi which was established by Bramhaleen Pujyapaad RashtraGuru Anant Shree Swami Ji Maharaj in 1920s. He also established the temple of goddess Dhumavati within the ashram.

Dhumavati and Baglamukhi 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.

Do & Don't

Do & Don't


  • Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
  • Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
  • Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
  • Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
  • Do maintain silence and recite your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
  • Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
  • Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
  • Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only.

Don't s:

  • Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
  • Do not smoke at Temple.
  • Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
  • Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
  • Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
  • Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
  • Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
  • Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
  • Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
  • Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
  • Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
  • Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.

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