The Goddess Bagalamukhi is associated with the DusMahavidya, and she is the eighth of the Dus Mahavidya. The mother Bagalamukhi is the protector of her devotee, and anyone trying to harm the devotee is severely punished. The legend is once the earth was tormented by rain and every part was flooded and the whole of creation was at stake except the Saurashtra region. Here everyone gathered and suddenly Mother Bagalamukhi emerged from the Haridrasarovar and pleaded by the gods calm down the storm. However, the worship of Dusmahavidya is related to the Tantrik cult of the Hindu religion.
It is believed that this part of Sadhana carries some inherent risk, and any deviation from the norms can do grave harm to the perpetrator. It is, therefore, needs a proper Guru and great concentration and immense mental strength on the part of the worshipper. The practice of Tantra sadhana has flourished in and around the Kamakshaya Temple in Assam and is highly popular in Nepal. The practice of Tantra sadhana and practice of Dusmahavidya is associated with Kundalini yoga. It is believed that the power of the super being resides near the naval part. The Yog is to awaken the kundalini and to push it up to the level of the head. If someone can do it, he gets the power to control and focus this energy do impossible things. In modern terms, it is equivalent to unleashing the vacuum energy.