Hinglaj Bhavani Mandir, Pakistan -An Important Shaktipeeth

February 11, 2023 by admin0

Hinglaj Bhavani Mandir, Pakistan temple situated on the Chandrakup mountain on the banks of the Hingol river in Balochistan, Pakistan, considered very awakend. The way to go here goes through a narrow valley, which is very difficult, but devotees and devotees visit this temple throughout the year. This temple is also known as Hinglaj Bhavani Mandir ‘Nani Maa Ka Mandir’.

Going from Karachi towards Paras Gulf by boat till Makran and on foot, reach Chandrakup at 7th point and Hinglaj at 13th point. Hinglaj is 145 km from Karachi. This temple is situated on the right bank of the Hingol River in Hingol National Park, Balochistan. This is a Shaktipeeth. Sati Mata’s head had fallen at this place. According to the Puranas, Lord Rama worshiped Hingala Devi here to get rid of the sin of Brahmahatya.


Hinglaj Bhavani Mandir Pakistan

Festivals in Hinglaj Bhavani Mandir, Pakistan


A fair held here during Navratras where thousands of Hindus and Muslims come. In which the maximum number is of the people of the nearby Sindhi community. It believed that this temple is more than 200 years old. This is a temple built in a small cave, in which a small rock is worshiped in the form of Hinglaj Mata.

Legend of Hinglaj Bhavani Mandir, Pakistan

According to one of these beliefs, after the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Sati, Goddess Sati’s father Daksha insulted Lord Shankar, then Goddess Sati committed self-immolation. After the self-immolation, 51 parts of Devi’s body fell at different places. Hinglaj also considered one of these places. It is said that this temple is situated where the head of Goddess Sati fell. That is why the mother is not seen in her full form in the temple, but only her head is visible.

Hinglaj Bhavani Mandir Pakistan

 Significance of Hinglaj Bhavani Mandir, Pakistan

There is no difference between Hindu and Muslim among the devotees. Here Muslims also seen bowing their heads in front of the Goddess with equal reverence. For Pakistanis, this temple is Nani’s temple. Many people call the difficult journey here Nani’s Hajj.

Thousands of devotees from all over the world come and bow their heads in this temple of Nani. This Shaktipeeth considered very auspicious and very important for Hindus all over the world. It also believed that if any devotee walking on a 10 feet long road of coals reaches the mother to visit, all his wishes will be fulfilled. Nowadays this practice may have ended, but the faith in this temple and mother has not diminished.

Hinglaj Bhavani Mandir Pakistan

This temple completely dedicated to Hinglaj Devi. Muslims call it by the names of ‘Bibi Nani’ and ‘Nani’. Hinglaj Devi accompanied by another goddess known as Kurukullah. Sati’s mouth filled with Hingul (sindur), the hill on which she fell is known as Hingul Parvat, and that Peeth is called Shri Hinglaj Mata. This Shaktipeeth is considered most important because the mother’s head has fallen at this place.

Here in the cave, there is a darshan of Jagjanani Bhagwati Hinglaj. One must go on foot into the cave. Along with this, Kali Maa is also visible. Tumreka Dana of Hinglaj is famous. Saints wear its garland. In Hinglaj there is light emanating from the earth.

In Devi Bhagwat Skanda 7, Adhyay 39, and Brahmavaivarta Purana, Krishna Janma-Khand Adhyay 76 Shlok 21, the greatness of this place comes with detail. This place 47th among the 51 Shaktipeeths mentioned in Tantrachudamani. Here Shakti is ‘Kottari’ and Bhairav ​​is ‘Bhimlochan’.

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