Taratarini Temple – The Famous Tourist Attraction of Odisha
Maa Tara Tarini temple located on the Kumari hills at the bank of the River Rushikulya in Ganjam District. This temple is one of the famous tourist attractions of odisha. Taratarini temple is also known as Sakti Peetha and Tantra Peetha. Goddess Taratarini is worshiped in this temple. This is believed to have originated from the mythological story, of falling of the body parts of the corpse of Maa Sati. Maa Sati’s breasts are believed to have fallen here in taratatrini, so the temple is known as Taratarini Temple.
According to the Shiva Purana and the Kalika Purana, there are four Adi Shakti Peethas are present in odisha. Those are (Bimala, Pada Khanda) inside the Jagannath Temple, Puri, Odisha, (Tara Tarini) Sthana Khanda (Breasts), near Brahmapur, Odisha, (Kamakshi, Yoni khanda) near Guwahati, Assam and (Dakhina Kalika, Mukha khanda) in Kolkata, West Bengal originated from the limbs of the Corpse of Maa Sati.
In 17th century this place was out of the sight of the common man. But according to a folk story, once Maa Tara Tarini appeared as two sisters in the house of Brahmin Shri Basu Praharaj of Jagannathpur village in Ganjam District. He was one of the great devotees of the Mother Goddess but he was child less. One night he found that two girl Childs, those are sisters are sitting outside of his house, Basu Praharaj adopted those sisters. Those sisters are disappeared suddenly from the house of Basu Praharaj after staying some years, some days later on a night Basu Praharaj saw a dream where the Tara and Tarini informed Basu Praharaj that those girl Childs are the Adi Shakti, Tara and Tarini. The goddesses ordered Basu to build a temple of Taratarini on this sport.
This place is very important for Hindu peoples; it is believed that all wishes of peoples are fulfil by Maa Taratarini if they pray to Maa Taratarini from their heart. Taratarini temple becomes the best place for tourist; many tourists from different locations of Odisha and India coming to this place and enjoy and spend some relaxing time. Odisha Temples are famous in all over the world, many tourist from different foregion countries come to Odisha to visit temples.
Odisha Tourism offers best packages for Taratarini temple. Also this travel agency provides tour packages for many other tourist attractions of Odisha, but in Taratarini temple tour package it offers special services those are gives tourist awesome tour experience.