Tara Tarini Shakti Peeth, Brahmapur
About Tara Tarini Shaktipeeth
Taratarini Shakti Peeth near Brahmapur in Odisha is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths of India. It is also one of the four Adi Shakti Peeths. This is a very ancient pilgrimage. Tara Tarini Devi was the Kuldevi of the kings of the mighty Kalinga Empire, more than 2500 years ago. Tara Tarini is a major center for the Tantrik Sect and a part of Buddhist Tantrism. This ancient pilgrimage had faded from memory many centuries ago but was miraculously revived in the 17th century CE.
Rushikulya River and Maa Ganga
Tara Tarini Shaktipeeth is located atop a hill that is on the banks of the Rushikulya River. This sacred river is known as the elder sister of Maa Ganga. Lord Krishna had advised the Pandavas to pray at all the four Adi Shaktipeeths for victory. There are 1000 steps leading to the temple and a ropeway is also available to get to the top.
Chaitra Yatra in Tara Tarini Temple
Chaitra Yatra is held every Tuesday of Chaitra Month every year in Tara Tarini Temple Behrampur. It is a month-long weekly festival. Thousands of devotees visit the 17th-century shrine during yatra to seek blessings from the presiding deity.
Chaitra Yatra 2022 Date
In 2022, Chaitra Yatra will be held on 22nd March and 29th March, 5th April, and 12th April.
Information before you visit the Tara Tarini Temple
- To reach the hilltop temple devotees can take steps, ropeway, or bus
- Vehicles will be parked at the foothill
- No makeshifts shops are allowed near the temple
- Wearing a mask is mandatory for devotees
- CCTV cameras will be installed at the hilltop
- Prasad will be sold by the temple management to the devotees on the foothill
- According to the advice given by the collector ailing and elderly persons not visit the shrine
Shri Taratarini Shaktipeeth Temple Timings
06:30 AM to 12:30 PM
02:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Shri Taratarini Shaktipeeth Temple Pujas and Aartis Timings
Shri Taratarini Shaktipeeth Temple Timing
Shri Taratarini Shaktipeeth Temple Pujas and Aartis
Mangala Aarti & Pahili Bhog
Bhog & Pahada
Places to Visit Near Tara Tarini Temple
- Jagannath Temple
- Maa Dakhina Kali Mandir
- Tumbeshwar temple
- Sri Ramachandra Gardens
- Khallikote Forests
- Chilka Lake
Best Hotels near Tara Tarini
Best hotels are available near Tara Tarini Temple with online booking facilities.
Hotel Nirupama (Panthanivas)
Hotel Lakshmi Priya
Shri Ramchandra resort
Hotels in Brahmapur
Hotel Shankar Bhavan
Hotel Nandan International
Hotel City Palace
How to reach Tara Tarini Shaktipeeth
The nearest railway station is Brahmapur, about 32 km from the temple.
The nearest airport is in Bhubaneswar, about 175 km away.
Distances from Tara Tarini
- Chilka Lake – 40 km
- Brahmagiri – 119 km
- Bhubaneswar – 161 km
- Jagannath Puri – 164 km
- Cuttack – 202 km
- Visakhapatnam – 304 km
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