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Pitambara Peeth – Story, Timing, Festivals, Datia, Madhya Pradesh

Pitambara Peeth – Datia, Madhya Pradesh 

Sri Pitambara Peeth Temple is one of the most famous and powerful Shakti Peeth in Madhya Pradesh. This datia pitambara temple is dedicated to Maa Bagalaamukhi and it was established by Brahmaleen pujyapad Rashtraguru Anant Sri Swami ji Maharaj.  Sri Peetambra Peetham is located in Datia town of Madhya Pradesh. An idol of Goddess Dhumavati can also be seen in the temple premises.

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Legend & Story of Pitambara Peeth 

Peetha has a rich history related to its mythology. This further increases its importance as a shrine with its similarity to the Mahabharata period. In particular, the legends of ‘Tapasthali’ and the Shiva lingam in the complex have been tested as belonging to the Mahabharata period, as argued by many others associated with the mythology of the complex. This factor drives most of the devotee traffic in the temple. Peeth has a library where one can find books depicting the stories of the tools and techniques of the place and its history. Pujyapad, also known as Swamiji among devotees, was the main force behind the establishment of the complex or Peeth in the 19th century. However, his true identity and name is still an unexplored or unrevealed topic.

Architecture of Pitambara Mandir Datia

The complex has several temples and an ashram. Baglamukhi and Dhumavathi are the two main deities inside the temple complex. Along with them the temples of Parashuram, Hanuman, Shiva Kala Bhairava and other Gods and Goddesses are spread over a large area of the ashram. This Pitambara Mandir Datia shrine has a simple structure with open arches and consists of a red pyramidal roof with a lotus at the top. The idol of the goddess is adorned with silk and jewels.

Special feature of Datia Pitambara Mandir

One of the special features of Datia Pitambara Mandir is the presence of many black rats, which are considered sacred and protected by the temple authorities. Temple priests feed and care for the mice, and visiting them is believed to bring good luck and blessings to devotees. Apart from the religious significance of this temple, Shri Pitambara peeth is very famous for cultural programs and events like traditional music and dance performances and festivals. 

Datia Pitambara Peeth Mandir Timing

Datia Pitambara Peeth Mandir timings are from 07:00 am to 09;00 pm. The temple opens daily at 07:00 AM and closes at 09:00 PM after Badi Aarti. It is closed from 12:00 noon to 02:00 pm.

Aarti timings of Pitambara Temple Datia

Morning Aarti – Prabhat Aarti at 07:00 AM 

Evening Aarti – Sandhya Aarti at 07:00 PM 

Evening Aarti – Sreenak Aarti at 08:30 PM 

Night Aarti – Badi Aarti at 09:00 PM 

Festivals at Pitambara peeth Datia 

Navratri, Guru Purnima and Maha Nirvana Din (Maharaj-ji’s birthday) are both primary days of festivities at the ashram. According to the Shakta system; Navratri is the perfect and auspicious day to start Sadhana. A community havan is held on the ninth day of Navratri. On the day of Guru Purnima, Guru Pada lotus marks are worshipped.

Vasantha Panchami is celebrated with great joy. Saraswati Puja is performed every morning. In the evenings the ashram is immersed in the sounds of Indian classical music. Devotees from nearby villages, cities and other parts of the country flock here especially on the auspicious day of Saturday.

How to Reach Pitambara Peeth Datia

By Train : Sri Peethambra Peeth Devi Mandir is just 3 km from Datia Railway Station. Datia Railway Station is well connected from all parts of the country. Local transport includes auto rickshaws and shared tempo.

By Road : Datia in Madhya Pradesh is well connected by road from all the towns and cities like Gwalior, Jhansi, Kanpur, Jaipur etc. 

By Air : Gwalior Airport is the nearest airport to Pitambara peeth temple. From Gwalior to Datia it is easy to reach by hiring taxis, autos, cabs, buses to cover the distance. 

Pitambara peeth temple Datia Distance 

The distance of Datia from Gwalior city is about 70 kms. 

The distance of Datia from Jhansi is about 25 kms. 

The distance of Datia from Morena is about 130 kms. 

The distance of Datia from Bhind is about 160 kms. 

The distance of Datia from Agra is about 220 kms.

The distance of Datia from Mathura is about 285 kms.

The distance of Datia from Delhi is about 470 kms.

Shri Pitambara Peeth Datia Address 

Station Road, Pitambra Marg, 

Datia, Madhya Pradesh – 475661 

Pitambara Peeth Datia contact number – 07522 234 960

Hotels near to Pitambara peeth temple

  • Pitambara Visranthi Gruh
  • Hotel Pitambara Palace 
  • Maa Seethala Guest house 
  • Hotel Blue star 
  • Manya Hotel Restaurant
  • Hotel Geeta Royal 

Places to visit near Datia

  • Datia Palace 
  • Rajgarh Palace 
  • Datia Fort 
  • Surya temple balaji 
  • Gwalior Fort

Shri Pitambara Peeth Datia Photos:

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