Maa Hingalaj Puja, 8 April 2013

8 April 2013 is Maa Hingalaj Puja (Hinglaj Mata Jayanti). Hingalaj Mata temple is located at Makran coast in Lyari district of Balochistan of Pakistan. Maa Hinglaj Puja is observed on Trayodasi in Krishna Paksha of Chaitra Month in North Indian Hindi calendar.

Maa Hingalaj Mata Shaktipeetha is one of the famous Shakti Peetha temples (often mentioned in the list of 51 shakti peethas). After Goddess Sati’s death, during Lord Shiva’s cosmic dance, the head of the Sati fell at Hingalaj.

Thousands of devotees from India (Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir) and Nepal visit the temple of Hingalaj Mata during Hingalaj Jayanti.

In 2012, Hinglaj Puja date was March 20.

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