Ma Tara Temple, Tarapith
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Ma Tara Temple

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Ma Tara Temple
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About Ma Tara Temple

    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 4.00 AM - 8.00 PM , Saturday: 4.00 AM - 8.00 PM , Sunday: 4.00 AM - 8.00 PM , Public Holidays: 4.00 AM - 8.00 PM

Ma Tara Temple is the main attraction of the temple town of Tarapith, which is located towards the town centre. Ma Tara Temple, in 1225, is a prominent tantric temple related to Shaktism sect of Hinduism.  

Ma Tara Temple is dedicated to Goddess Tara, a form of Goddess Maha Kali. The main idol of Ma Tara in the sanctum sanctorum is adorned with silk sari, flower garlands and jewellery. A stone image of Ma Tara can also be seen in the sanctum sanctorum, in which the Goddess is in the form of a loving mother suckling baby Shiva.

Ma Tara Temple is visited by married women who seek blessings for a long married life. Her footprints found in the adjacent cremation ground, at the spot where Ma Tara appeared before saint Bamakhepa, is also visited by the followers of Tantric faith.

Ma Tara Temple is considered among the Mahapeeths of the country and is a holy spot for the Hin

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  • Best Time:  During Sunrise
  • Length of visit:  More than 3hrs
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Koushik Das
  • Koushik Das
  • Lives in Rampurhat
  • 3 Reviews

"good temple, looks new" new review

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted 4 days ago
I have gone the Maa Tara Temple many times. Every time I go I see a new look of the temple, it's very good. Every day thousands of people gather there to see Maa Tara from the various parts of India. I am proud to born such a religious place. This place is very pleasant full. I really enjoyed.
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Surajit das
  • Surajit das
  • 2 Reviews

"Nice place to visit"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Sep 19, 2014
Tarapith is very good place for visiting; I visit this place every year. I also suggest my friend for visit this place. Only the problem was with the Language.
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  • 7 votes

Monalisa Chatterjee
  • Monalisa Chatterjee
  • Beachbum
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 9 Reviews

"Liked the surrounding"

  • 5.50/7
  • Posted Jun 24, 2014
This place is well maintained and clean. I liked the surrounding of the place.
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  • 7 votes

Devadrit Shastri
  • Devadrit Shastri
  • Lives in Kolkata
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  • 3 Reviews

"Real Abode of Shakti"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Nov 28, 2013
One gets energized the moment one sets his foot inside the temple. There is feeling of peace and sanctity.
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Bablu Sharma
  • Bablu Sharma
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 3 Reviews

"Ma Tara Temple"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Aug 30, 2013
There was I felt a very peaceful moment.
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Sourendra Das
  • Sourendra Das
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  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 5 Reviews

"Very good experience about maa tara temple"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Jul 23, 2013
Very good experience at Tara maa temple and i prayed to god very well. Except this i went to bamdev ashram and we visited the village very well. i liked and loved tarapit...
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