The Mangla Gauri temple in India has been referred to in Padma Purana, Vayu Purana and Agni Purana and Shri Devi Bhagwat Puraan and Markandey Puraan in other scriptures and tantric works. This temple is some of the eighteen maha shaktipeeth. The present temple dates lower back to 15th century. The shrine is dedicated to Sati or the mother Goddess within the predominantly Vaishnavite pilgrimage middle of Gaya. Mangalagauri is worshiped because the Goddess of benevolence.
This temple constitutes an Upa-Shakti Peeth — where it's miles believed that part of the frame of Sati fell consistent with mythology. Here Sati is worshipped within the shape of a breast, a image of nourishment. It is assumed that whoever comes to Maa durga with his wishes and prayers, returns efficaciously with all of prayers and needs come genuine. The temple is facing east and is constructed on pinnacle of the Mangalagauri hill. A flight of steps and a motorable street result in it. The sanctum homes the image of the Goddess and it has some finely carved ancient remedy sculptures. A small corridor or mandap stands in front of the temple. The courtyard homes a hearth pit for the house.