Ma Tara Temple, Tarapith

Ma Tara Temple

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Ma Tara Temple
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4 Ratings & 3 Reviews

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Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Sunrise
  • Length of visit:  Below 1hr
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  • Camera/Video allowed

3 traveller reviews for Ma Tara Temple

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

"Real Abode of Shakti"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 5 months ago
One gets energized the moment one sets his foot inside the temple. There is feeling of peace and sanctity. More
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Bablu Sharma
  • Bablu Sharma
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 3 Reviews

"Ma Tara Temple"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 8 months ago
There was I felt a very peaceful moment. More
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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 9 months ago
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... More
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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 Hindus.

Timing: 4.30 am - 1.00 pm
              4.00 pm - 8.00 pm

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