The devotees who come from Pitambara, the Goddess of ravines, are not only the general public but also, from the politicians to the film stars are their devotees. You can call it fear or faith, from Nehru to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and President Pranab Mukherjee have bowed their heads in front of them.
Many celebrities of the country have been devoted to them including Indira Gandhi, PV Narasimha, Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia. You would be surprised to know that when India and China stood face to face in 1962, former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru sought help from Pitambara in Datia after which the war came to an end on the 11th day itself.
The Chinese forces had returned on the 11th day
It is said that during that time, during the war, the mother of Pitambara was asked by Prime Minister Nehru to protect the country. Keeping this in mind, 51 kundya mahayagya of Mother Baglamukhi was done. After which the Chinese forces had returned with a final sacrifice on the 11th day.
Mother Pitambara is seen as the goddess of royalty in the Datia district of Madhya Pradesh. It is said that devotees come here to offer secret worship. It is said that devotees visit the mother from a small window. At the same time, the Vanakhandeshwar Mahadev Shivalinga which is located in the temple courtyard is said to be of the Mahabharata period. Here are many big leaders from former President Pranab Mukherjee to BJP National President Amit Shah and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.