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Tarakeswar Mandir, West Bengal – History, Timings & How to Reach

The Taraknath temple, West bengal dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva worshiped as Taraknath, may be a major pilgrimage spot within the town of Tarakeswar. Tarakeswar Mandir, Hooghly open from 3th July,2021.

Tarakeshwarnath Takeshwarnath also referred to as Taraknath or Tarakeshwarnath. he’s a violent (Ugra) sort of Lord Shiva who drank venom (Vish) during Samudra-manthan. Tarakeshwarnath is that the husband of Bhagwati Tara. His shivalinga is additionally situated in Bengal, a couple of kilometres faraway from Tarapith. He grants his devotees an honest health and life from which anything are often achieved. it’s said that those that are true devotees of Tara and Tarak , Bhagwati Tara breastfeeds that devotee then the devotee attains moksha or salvation.

Tarakeswar Mandir History

The Taraknath temple, dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva worshiped as Taraknath, may be a major pilgrimage spot within the town of Tarakeswar, West Bengal , India. inbuilt 1729, the temple is an atchala structure of Bengal temple architecture with a ‘natmandir’ ahead accessible are the shrines of Kali and Lakshmi Narayan.

How to Reach Tarakeswar Mandir 

Located at some 1800 meters at a distance of 38 km from Lansdowne, it’s one among best place to go to around Lansdowne. Tadkeshwar Mahadev Temple is surrounded by Deodar trees and tranquil atmosphere which also favors it as a best meditation place for sages from an extended time.

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Tarakeshwar Temple Puja time

There are twice you’ll go inside Grabha Griya & get dharshan of Baba & touch the almighty, feel the august presence. 9:30 to 10:20 and 1:30 to 2:20 PM. There ae shops near by where you’ll buy all puja required materials. you would like 50 inr ticket to urge inside grabha griha.

Tarakeswar Mandir Timing

Morning Puja – 6:00 am to 1:30 pm

Evening Puja – 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm


Pilgrims visit the temple throughout the year, especially on Mondays. But thousands of pilgrims visit Tarakeswar on the occasions of ‘Shivaratri’ and ‘Gajan’, the previous happening in Phalgun (Feb-March) while the latter lasts for five days ending on the Judgment Day of Chaitra (mid-April). The month of Sravana (mid-July to mid-August) is auspicious for Shiva when celebrations are held n each Monday.

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