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Tarapith, West Bengal, India
Package Cost Per PAX 01 Night 02 Days Delux. Package INR 2599 Std. Package INR 1899
About Tarapith
 
Tarapith is a small temple town near Rampurhat in Birbhum district of the Indian state of West Bengal, known for its Tantric temple and its adjoining cremation grounds where Tantric rites are performed. The Tantric Hindu temple is dedicated to goddess Tara, a fearsome Tantric aspect of the Hindu Divine Mother the chief temples of the Goddess-oriented Shakta sect of Hinduism. Tarapith derives its name from its association as the most important centre of Tara worship and her cult.

Tarapith is also famous for Bamakhepa known as the 'mad saint', who worshipped in the temple and resided in the cremation grounds as a mendicant and practiced and perfected Yoga and the Tantric art under the tutelage of another famous saint known as the Kailashpathi Baba. Bama Khepa dedicated his entire life to the worship of mother Tara. His ashram is also located close to the temple.
The Tara temple in Tarapith steeped in the narrated myths is a medium sized temple in the rural precincts of Bengal. Its fame as a pilgrimage centre with the deity of Tara enshrined in it is due to "the temple’s founding myths, its type of worship (which includes blood offerings), the hymns sung there, the powers of the nearby tank, and the inhabitants and rituals of the adjacent cremation ground".
 
 
 
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Tour Itenery
  Day 1
Journey from Kolkata at & 4.P.M.
Journey by A/C or Non A/C Car Train
Snacks on Road
Tea on Road
Arrival at Rampurhat at 10.30 P.M.
Rampurhat to Tarapith by Car / Auto
Night stay at Hotel
Dinner at Hotel
  Day 2
Bed Tea at 6.00 A.M.
Mandir Darsan & Puja
Break Fast at 9.30 A.M.
Local Sight scene
Lunch at 12. Noon.
Return back to Kolkata at around 1.30 P.M.
 
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