Taratarini temple is situated on the bank of the holy river Rushikulya and at the top of a hillock. Goddess Tara-Tarini is the presiding deity of this temple and is covered with gold and silver adornments. This temple is a religious place in the Ganjam district. It is around 35 km distance from Berhampur and 25 km from Chhatrapur. The temple has covered by a hilly green forest. Maa Tara Tarini Temple is a famous temple in the Ganjam District.
There are twin-seat of the goddess on the top of the hill in the village Govindapur. It has connected with 999 steps from the ground. Besides this, there is a memorable road approaching the shrines. Chaitra Parba, Mela and Yatra are the main festivals of this temple. A great festival is held here on the third Tuesday of every Chaitra month, during which a large number of devotees gather here to worship Maa Taratarini. Ma Tara Tartini mandir is a famous Shakti and Tantra Peetha of Odisha.
Since time immemorial, Maa Tara Tarini has been worshipped on the sacred mountain of Tarana, Kumari Hill and Ratnagiri. Ma Taratarana Temple is a famous temple, so a large number of devotees and tourists from the state and outside the state come to visit it. A ropeway has been constructed here for the convenience of the tourists which can easily reach the temple and costs around Rs 60 per person. Tara Tarini Temple’s distance from Puri is about 162 km. The place is not only famous in the district but also in the state as a great Shakti Pitha. Taratarini Temple is one of the best tourist places in Berhampur, Ganjam, and Odisha.
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