36 Kilo from Rajnandgaon The hill town of Dongargarh is a symbol of religious faith and devotion.
Story Behind The Maa Bamleshwari Devi Dongargarh Temple
Around 2200 years back, Dongargarh was a reasonably repudiated domain named Kamavati managed by Maharaja Kamsen additionally called Kamakhya Nagri. At the point when his Queen brought forth a child they named him Madansen. Since Raja Veersen thought of it as a gift of Lord Shiv and Parvati, he built the temple of Shri Bamleshwari at Dongargarh. Presently Raja Madansen had a child named Kamsen as a result of whom the region ended up noticeably acclaimed and came to be known as Kamakhaya Nagari. A major fight occurred between Raja Kamsen and Raja Vikramaditya, reason being the affection between Maadhavnal and Kaamkandla, which prompted the entire demolition of KAMAVATI.
Legend has it that after the passing of Maadhavnal and Kaamkandala, Raja Vikramaditya felt remorseful as he imagined that he was in charge of Kaamkandala submitting suicide. He experienced profound anguish and began consistent love, bringing about Maa Bagulamukhi Devi showing up before him. Raja Vikramaditya asked for the goddess to make both Maadhavnal and Kaamkandala alive again and furthermore requested that Maa Bagulamukhi Devi remain at the sanctuary. From that point forward it is trusted that Maa Bagulamukhi Devi is available here. As time gone by the name got changed from Maa Bagulamukhi to Maa Bamlai to Shri Bamleshwari Mandir as it is known today.