Maa Bhairavi – Sixth of Mahavidyas (Tripura-Bhairavi)

Goddess Maa Bhairavi holds the sixth important position among the ten Hindu Mahavidyas. The Goddess is also called Tripura-Bhairavi, Kala-Bhairavi or Bala Bhairavi. As per Hindu mythology, she is an incarnation of reasoning and learning, blessings and bravery, carrying a kind and compassionate smile on her face.

The Goddess is graphically represented as the wife of Lord Bhairava, known as Shubmkari. They say that she is very beneficial to those with moral excellence and can be equally dreadful for those possessing the negative qualities. “Destruction and Creation” is the cycle of nature that exists everywhere in the incarnation of Bhairavi. She is the controlling goddess of a world crumbling like ours. The tantrik sadhna is beneficial for having control over one’s sensual desires and for one’s overall spiritual growth.

Maa Bhairavi


।।   ह   सैं   ह   स   करी   ह   सैं   ।।

Ha: Saim Ha: Sa: Kreem Ha: Saim

ॐ त्रिपुरायै च विद्महे भैरव्यै च धीमहि, तन्नो देवी प्रचोदयात॥

Maa Bhairavi’s main benefits in Tantra

Maa Bhairavi gives immediate results, and the person gets blessed with a child, rid of events causing pain or distress, peace of mind and family Happiness. This Sadhna evokes many advantages for the all-around financial stability and prosperity, blesses you with a long life. You will realize instant accomplishment of Sadhna. The worshiper, having nailed the Sadhna, will receive the Astsidhis, post which he will progress in spirituality and receive the physical energy to master all the Supernatural techniques. She takes care of all the situations that could lead to tension, fear, worries, disrepute, and accidents. The system for worshiping her has been explained in the holy texts for attaining victory over sensual desires.

Linga Bhairavi Devi temple
Linga Bhairavi Devi temple in Tamil Nadu

Her Significance in Tantra

The Sadhna of Goddess Bhairavi needs proper initiation by a guru – an able teacher, but yet you can attain her blessings by means of worshipping her. Maa Bhairavi is pleased if you chant mantras, do worship on her image, or even by through Yantras, which are mystical diagrams and few rituals and offerings, etc. If you manage to please Goddess, then all your aspirations can be fulfilled. She offers indestructible Supernatural powers and techniques to people along with a distinct quality of spirit, which enables her worshippers to face danger fearlessly.

The importance of  Maa Bhairavi Puja

The Goddess protects her worshipers from – worries, tension, fear, disrepute, accidents, negative energies, nervousness, uncertainties, and malefic spirits.

Her astrological significance

Mata serves as the presiding goddess of people lagna houses in the Horoscope or Kundli. She protects and purifies the body, soul and mind, and other attributes that are associated with individuals lagna. The Tantrik pujan of the Goddess removes the lagna and is carried out for shuddhi.

People going through main and sub period of rashi lagna or the lagna graha or those having the malefic effect of lagna rashi or grahan are suggested to carry out the tantrik puja of Mata Bhairavi. This puja is done to remove the evil effects of the lagnadosha.

Chausatha Yogini Temple in Orissa
Chausatha Yogini Temple in Orissa

Her most famous temples

Linga Bhairavi Devi temple at the Isha Yoga Centre in Tamil Nadu is her most important temple flocked by pilgrims from across the country. Chausatha Yogini Temple in Orissa is another important temple, which houses this deity. She is all-pervasive and all-powerful.