Temple

Ma Tara Temple, Tarapith

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Travellers recommend

Best Time:  During Sunrise
Length of visit:  Below 1hr

Facilities available

  •  Food available for purchase
  •  Bathroom facilities
  •  Camera/Video allowed
  •  Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
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5 traveller reviews for Ma Tara Temple

"Nice place to visit"

Surajit das,
2 months ago

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.

Surajit das recommends

Best Time:  During Sunrise

Facilities available

  •   Food available for purchase
  •   Bathroom facilities
  •   Camera/Video allowed
  •   Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  •   Lockers/Storage

"Liked the surrounding"

Monalisa, Kolkata
Jun 24, 2014

This place is well maintained and clean. I liked the surrounding of the place.

Monalisa recommends

Best Time:  During Sunrise
Length of visit:  1-2hrs

Facilities available

  •   Food available for purchase
  •   Bathroom facilities
  •   Camera/Video allowed

"Real Abode of Shakti"

Devadrit, Kolkata
Nov 28, 2013

One gets energized the moment one sets his foot inside the temple. There is feeling of peace and sanctity.

Devadrit recommends

Best Time:  During Sunrise
Length of visit:  Below 1hr

Facilities available

  •   Food available for purchase
  •   Bathroom facilities

"Ma Tara Temple"

Bablu, Kolkata
Aug 30, 2013

There was I felt a very peaceful moment.

Bablu recommends

Length of visit:  Below 1hr

Facilities available

  •   Food available for purchase
  •   Bathroom facilities
  •   Camera/Video allowed
2 votes

"Very good experience about maa tara temple"

Sourendra, Kolkata
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...

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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