Holiday Trip in Tarapith

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A small temple town located close to Rampurhat in Birbhum district of the Indian state of West Bengal. This town is known for its Tantric temple and its adjoining cremation grounds where Tantric rites are performed. The tantric temple is devoted to the Goddess Tara, a fearsome aspect of Hindu Divine Mother, 'Kaali' of Hinduism. Tarapith is one of the Shakti Pithas of Mata Sati spotted across India. This place is also famous for 'Bama Khepa', also known as the 'mad saint', who worshipped in the temple and resided in the cremation grounds as a mendicant and practiced & perfected Yoga as well as the 'Tantric Art' under the guidance of another famous saint known as the 'Kailashpathi Baba'. Bama Khepa devoted his entire life to the worship of mother Tara. You can also visit his ashram, which is located quiet adjacent to the temple. EaseMyTrip.in offers variety of Tarapith holiday packages. Select any of the best offer and enjoy Tarapith tour.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Tarapith

Before going for your Tarapith vacation, be familiar with where you must visit on your trip.

Tara Maa Temple:
The Temple of Tara Maa is a medium sized temple with marble walls featuring a curved roof called a 'dochala'. The deity of Tara Maa is also said to be a sight to behold with its beautifully crafted silver face with three eyes and a vermillion smeared mouth. It is the main attraction of this place.
Bamdev Sangha Asram:
Located a few yards from Tarama temple, you can witness a graceful environment at Bamdev Sangha Asharam. The idol of Sri Bamakhapa was established by Maharshi Sri Susil Kumar Bandhopadhaya in Bamdev Sangha Ashram. It is a major tourist attraction for tourist after Tara Maa Temple.
Maluti Temple:
It is a group of temples comprise of over 100 structures that dates back to the 17th Century. Presently, only 50 of these temples are intact and rest of them is getting worse due to shoddy maintenance.
Birchandrapur Temple:
Also known as the birthplace of Nityananda Swami who is broadly acclaimed as one of the proponents of the Baisnav Religious, this temple is known for its emblematic hexagonal shape. The temple is more than 300 years old and attracts pilgrims every year.
Lakshmi Temple:
Located at a distance of 12 KM from Tarapith, this temple was built on the basis of a dream featuring a Lotus flower and a Neem tree. It is a temple of Hindu Goddess of wealth 'Lakshmi' worshipped by many Hindus in India. This temple is about 500 years old.
Mallarpur Shiv Temple:
It is amongst the oldest temples in the district and was bounded by thick forests long ago. This temple is bordered by another 21 temples. It is 12 KM away from Tarapith. It attracts thousands of tourists every year. So, enjoy your Tarapith travel while exploring these destinations.

Best Time for Holidaying in Tarapith

This plae enjoys a mixed climate all through the year. The summer season has hot days, winters are cool and pleasant and Monsoons experiences medium to heavy rain falls and atmosphere becomes very humid. However, the best time to visit Tarapith is from October to March. So, plan your Tarapith trip during the right time.

Must Buy Things from Tarapith

Being a major pilgrimage for devotees, shopping is not that much of focus for people coming to Tarapith. However, there are various shops in the lanes trying to attract attention of the pilgrim tourists to buy different stuff. You can buy the short replicas of Bamdev Baba, Photograph and laminated photos of Tara Maa from these shops. Apart from that, if you are interested in reading, then you can buy book available at Bamdev Sangha Ashram called "Tarapith Bhairav" by Maharshi Sri Sushil Kr Bandopadhaya and many other spiritual books.

Explore Options to Reach Tarapith

Before booking your Tarapith holiday packages, you should know about the modes to reach this city. Read on to more:
By Air
Kolkata Airport is the closest airbase to Tarapith. There are a large number of flights connecting the city via air to major cities of India like, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Visakhapatnam and Hyderabad.
By Train
Rampurhat railway station is the closest railway station to Tarapith.
By Road
Tarapith is well connected by good roads to other districts of West Bengal. Local bus service is also easily available.
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