Bagalamukhi Devi is said to be the eighth of the ten Mahavidyas. She is known as Peetambhara Devi and Brahmastra Roopini. She is mesmersing and the destroyer of her enemies' intelligence.
Bagalamukhi Devi is said to ride upon the back of a crane, wearing yellow apparels, ornaments and holding a cudgel in one hand while she grabs a demon's tongue with the other. Some iconographies picture her sitting on a throne or on a dead body of a demon, holding a mace and grabbing a demon's tongue, stopping his speech forever.