Tarapith Temple


Tarapith is one of main temple of Maa Kali in India. Maa Tara is one form of Maa Kali. This palce is very well known for meditation and is very popular as wish fulfillment temple. Every year thousand of people visit here for Maa Tara Darshanam. The temple is situated at a bank of river Dwarka and Mahasamshan or cemetery.

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How to reach Tarapith

Rampurhat junction is the nearest railway junction to reach Tarapith temple. If the direct train is not available from your place then you must first reach to Howrah then you will get another train for Rampurhat. The distance between Rampurhat and Howrah is 220 Km. You will get Auto from station outside for the Tarapith temple. The booking charges differ from 200 to 300 and for sharing per person Rs.50 they will ask. You will cover 9 km distance in half an hour.

Tarapith Mandir Rampurhat

How to Book Hotel in Tarapith

You will AC and Non Ac room nearest to temple. Also they provide rooms in hourly basis.

Darshan Puja process in Tarapith

Two type of Darshan Puja is available. One VIP entry and the another one is Normal Darshan. You must ask and Panda for VIP entry process and charges. And the charges starts from Rs.300. There is no fix charges you have to ask concession for this. We did normal darshan puja and we stood in line at morning 6 AM and did darshan at 3 PM. If you have enough money with you then you must enter from VIP entry. Because there is more humidity in west Bengal and because of standing for long hour you can get ill. I went first time so I was not aware much about the management. In the main temple statue of Maa Tara is situated and any temple are also situated in the temple campus. Mahadev temple is one of them. In front of Maa Tara temple animal sacrificial place is situated. Pilgrims sacrifice goat to Maa Tara.

Everywhere in the temple campus pilgrims do puja and hawan. Everyone do there puja according to there capability. Outside temple many shops are situated where you will get all puja materials. You can buy things according to your wish. Temple management distributes mahabhog in the campus. You can purchase mahabhog by paying Rs.60 from randhansala.


Outside if temple campus you will reach to Mahasamshan. Here one red color temple is situated where footprint of Maa Kali is situated. Pilgrims offer puja here. Here one sacrificial place is situated and it is said that Maa Tara appeared here for one of his devotee Bamaghepa. You will see sadhu everywhere performing puja. Some devotee ask them to offer puja for themselves.

You can do Darshan Puja at night also. In night less crowd comes so you can easily get inside the temple. Many hotels are situated outside for breakfast and lunch. You can explore local market for shopping.

Story of Maa Tara Tarapith

The word is made of two words Tara+pith which means in local language eye and place. Here third eye of Mata Sati fall so the place id named as Tarapith. This place is one of Shaktipeeth. Many kind of Puja is being performed here. In ancient time the place was known as Chandipur. In present time it is known as Tarapith.

No one return empty hand from this temple. Bamakhepa samadhi is also situated here. This mandir is a great combination of India’s Architecture and Tradition. Pujari offers afternoon prasad to Maa Tara with Bhasm of Mahasamshan. Many sadhu have fulfilled there wish here by offering puja to Maa Tara. The devi holds second place in ten mahavidya. In main temple statue of Maa Tara and Lord Shiv is placed. In prasad khir, khichdi. fish, mutton, fruits, alcohol, sugar water and many kinds of seasonal foods are being offered to Maa Tara. Lotus, Hibiscus and Aprajita flowers are favorite of Maa Tara. Mahatma Buddh offered puja to Maa Tara. That’s the reason Buddhists also offer puja to Maa Tara. By chanting Maa Tara Mantra every person can fulfill there wish.

In short, the total expenses will be minimum Rs.2000 per person to reach here. You can visit here in whole year. But winter season is very best to reach. The booking charges starts from Rs.500 for hotel room for one day. First reach to Rampurhat junction then get auto for the temple from station outside.

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Baba Baidyanath Dham Deoghar

Baba Baidyanath Dham : 12 Jyotirlinga in India: Baba Dham mandir Deoghar Jharkhand

Deoghar the word is formed by the combination of two words Deo and Ghar and it gives the meaning home of God. Baba Baidyanath dham is situated in Santhal division of Deoghar district of Jharkhand. Deoghar city is well connected by the road, train and air route from other cities of country.

If your are travelling by train then you have to reach Jasidih Railway Station. Baba Baidyanath Temple is situated at a distance of 8 km from Jasidih Railway Station. You can take share auto from station and it will charge Rs.20 per person. If you will take reserve auto then it will cost Rs.200. The Auto will drop you near Tower Chowk. You will get good hotel and accommodation here starting from Rs.500.

If you are looking for guest house then it will charge from Rs.100 per person. You can get many guest house near Shiv Ganga.

Deoghar Airport and Ranchi Airport are nearby to reach Baba Baidyanath Dham. Deoghar airport is situated at 10 km from temple.

Deoghar bus station is situated at a distance of 2 km from temple and buses to all major cities are available here.

Every year big saawan fair is being organized here and lakhs of pilgrims offer water to shivlinga by carrying Holy Ganga Water by walking bare foot from Sultanganj to Deoghar.

Majorly people visit Deoghar in special occasion like Saawan month, Shivratri, Somwari, Akshay Tritya, New Year, Ekadashi. In these days hotel room are charging high. Winter season are best to visit Deoghar because of less rush.

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Story of Baba Baidyanath

Once upon a time Rawaan kept very long fast and was offering his ten heads to God Shiva. He offered his nine heads to Shiva and when he was going to cut his tenth head. Lord Shiva appear and asked his wish. He asked to God Shiva to come to his place Lanka with him. Lord shiva agreed but he said one condition also. That if he will put Shivlinga in any place then Lord shiva will stay there forever.

Rawaan agreed with the lord shiva terms and started for Lanka. But in middle he felt down. There was one farmer named Baiju. He called him and said to hold Shivlinga for some time till when he did not come. Rawaan took long time to return. The farmer called him and then kept the shivling in floor and went from there. People call that the farmer was the Lord Shiva son’s Shri Ganesh.

When Rawaan returned he started calling that farmer. He started looking for him. Then lord Shiva answered him that I am at here on floor. Rawaan requested him to come with him. Then Shiva said to recognized his said term. Rawaan got angry and he pressed his thumb on shivling. That’s the reason the shivlinga of Baba Baidyanath appears very small in size. In the name of that farmer Baiju the Jyotirlinga named as Baidyanath Jyotirlinga. This Jyotirlinga is only one in the whole world where God Shiva and Goddess Parvati is present. Goddess Sati heart fell down in this place that’s the reason this place is called shaktipeeth. This Jyotirlinga is called as Manokamna Jyotirlinga.

How to perform Gatbandhan Puja at Baba Baidyanath Dham

You must have seen one knot tied between two temples. This Gatbandhan is tied between God shiv and Goddess Parwati temples. Newly married couples tie this knot for their happy marries life. For the fulfillment of wish any person can tie this knot. You have to contact Panda for knotting. The charges starts from Rs.500. I paid Rs.650 with puja charge.

VIP ticket charges in Baba Baidyanath Dham

Temple have a big corridor for entry and the total puja time depend on rush present on line. In normal days If you will take VIP ticket then it will take approx one hour in puja. VIP entry Ticket will charge Rs.250.

The temple campus have total 21 temples. And God Shiva and Goddess temple is main temple in them. I completed whole temple darshan in 2 hours.

Where to do Puja Shopping in Baba Dham Deoghar

After Darshan you must exit from west door and you will enter in Peda gali. There you will get prasad items like peda, chura and other items. The peda will cost Rs.420 per kg, chura will cost Rs.60 per kg, elaichi dana will cost Rs.10-20. Sindoor and other items are also available.

You have to walk in the same street in approx. 400 meter you will reach at tower chowk. Here you can have your food. Food items starts from Rs.60 to Rs.150. First have your food then start roaming in the market. The local market is very big and almost every product is available here.

You will get auto for other places from tower chowk. Basukinath temple, tapowan hill, trikut hill, nanadan hill and Naulakha temple are main attractions. We boked auto in Rs.1400 for all these places. I will put auto driver number in description box.

It will take one day to visit all these places. If you will complete baba baidyanath darshan till morning 11 AM. Then till evening you will complete all those places also.

If you want to spend more time in Deoghar to explore nicely. You must visit for two days and one night. And if you manage your time nicely then you can cover all places in one day itself. We completed whole trip in one day only.

Baba Basukinath Dham Dumka

Baba Basukinath Mandir is located at a distance of 43 km from Baba Baidyanath Mandir. It is situated in Dumka district of Jharkhand. Baba Basukinath mandir looks like same as baba Baidyanath mandir. Baba Baidyanath darshan is incomplete without Baba Basukinath Darshan. Main temple is dedicated to lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Other temples are also there. You can complete puja in half an hour here.

Story of Baba Basukinath Mandir

There was one milkman named Basuki. One of his cow delivers her milk somewhere else everyday. The frustrated milkman one day decided that I will follow the cow and will look that where she is delivering her milk. He followed the cow and saw that his cow put all milk on one stone on the ground. He hit the stone by bamboo. Since the cow was putting her milk everyday on the stone. The milkman followed the same time table everyday and before having lunch he was first hitting the stone. One day he forgot to hit the stone. So he left his food and went to the stone to hit it. That time Lord Shiva appeared there and gave him Aashirwad for doing his work honestly. The Shivling is little cracked because of that hit. And one cloth is tied on it every time. Lord Shiva appeared here because of Basuki’s devotion that the reason the place is known as Basukinath.

You will get food outside for breakfast and lunch. I had curd and flattened rice in breakfast.

You will get Ghormara named place in betweeen Basukinath and Trikut Pahad. The place is popular for the dessert Peda. People buy peda from here. You can also try here Peda.

Tapowan Pahad

Tapowan Pahad is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Many temples are located at this mountain. You visit all temples and move ahead. You will see many monkeys here. You need one guide to reach the mountain top. We hired one guide in 200 rupee. You must be unaware about the place so please hire them to reach at top. One rock is placed at the top and is equally divided in two parts. Lord Hanuman statue is drawn here by Sindoor. Pilgrims ask there wish here and it is called that there wish comes true within one year.

Trikut Pahad

Trikut Pahad is a group of three mountains dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Bramha. So it is called as Trikut Pahad. The main temple is dedicated to lord Shiva and called as Trikuteshwar Nath. One natural water source is present there and the water coming out of here is very sweet. This mountain is very rich in natural beauty. Many monkeys are present here and are very naughty. You please keep you things safe from them and if possible please offer food to them. We hired one guide in 150 rupee here. Ropeway facility was available here but is closed from April 2022 till further order.

Naulakha Mandir

Naulakha Mandir is situated at a distance of 1.5 km and dedicated to Lord Radhe Krishna. The temple was built in 1940 by Rani Charushila at the cost of Rs. 9 Lakhs. So the temple is called as Naulakha Mandir. The temple is very beautiful.

Nandan Pahad

This mountain located at a distance of 10 km from Baba Baidyanath Dham. The statue of Lord Shiva and Nandi is placed here. One children park is built here.

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Ranchi – The Heart of Jharkhand

Ranchi the coolest city of Jharkhand. This place is very well suited for study, job and career. People can enjoy here Jan to March Autumn season, April to June Summer Season, July to September Rainy Season and from October to December Winter Season.

The city is situated in total 175 km2 area. And is very well equipped with nice school and colleges, residential areas, Hi-tech buildings, big and small markets, malls and movie theatres, gardens for all age group people, corporate sectors, media and channels, film city, local tourist spots, must visit natural places, waterfalls, traditional foods and local art and culture.

The young generation of the city are very modern and talented. And they have kind attention in photography, acting, reel making, blogging, bike riding, modeling, media and advertisement and government service.

Some businesses have contributed very hard in the popularity of the city in early days after separation from Bihar. And for study and shopping center Hari Om Tower is a very big name and it introduces big shopping building in Ranchi, In restaurant Kaveri Veg Restaurant holds number 1 position in Ranchi which introduces restaurant business in Ranchi, St. Xavier College holds the first position for higher study, Eyelex cinemas holds the first position in Ranchi for introducing multiplex in Ranchi.

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Best Places to Visit in Ranchi

  • Rock Garden
  • Taggore Hill
  • Vidhansabha Ranchi
  • Dassam Fall
  • Jonha Fall
  • Rukka Dam
  • Getalsud Dam
  • Kanke Dam
  • Patratu Valley and lake
  • Rajrappa Mandir
  • Jagannath Mandir
  • Pahadi Mandir
  • Maa Dewri Mandir
  • Surya Mandir

Best Veg Restaurants in Ranchi

  • Kaveri Veg Restaurant
  • Krshna Restaurant
  • Mirch Masala

Best Non Veg Restaurant in Ranchi

  • Madhuban
  • Mocha
  • Cafe yum yum

Best Jharkhandi Jayka Restaurant in Ranchi

  • Sikoi Da Mandi

Festivals of Ranchi

Ranchi is a capital of Jharkhand and people from all religion and caste is living here. Below are some festivals name which are being celebrated by a large number of people.

  • Chhath Puja
  • Durga Puja
  • Diwali
  • Holi
  • Ramnavmi
  • Sarhul
  • Karma
  • Eid
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Guru Parv
  • Prakash Parv
  • Janmastmi

Food of Ranchi

  • Dhuska
  • Bada
  • Chilka Roti
  • Rugda
  • Khukhri
  • Mahua Roti
  • Dudhori
  • Pitha
  • Dhakkan Dibba Roti

Seasons in Ranchi

  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Rainy
  • Autumn

Best Shopping Places in Ranchi

  • Upper Bazaar Ranchi
  • Shastri Market Ranchi
  • Sainik Market Ranchi
  • Nucleus Mall Ranchi
  • Firayalal

Best Places for Picnic in Ranchi

  • Panchghagh
  • Jonha Fall
  • Getalsud Dam
  • Rukka Dam
  • Ormanjhi Zoo
  • Dassam Fall
  • Sita Fall
  • Hundru Fall

Best Waterfall near Ranchi – Ranchi the city of Waterfall

  • Jonha Fall
  • Sita Fall
  • Panchghagh Fall
  • Saiko Fall
  • Dassam Fall
  • Lodh Waterfall
  • Hundru Waterfall
  • Hirni Waterfall

Parks in Ranchi

  • Oxygen Park
  • Sidhu Kanhu Park
  • Nakshtra Park
  • Dada Dadi Park
  • Nagar Nigam Park

Best Institutes for IIT-JEE in Ranchi

  • Newton Tutorials

Best Institutes for Medical Preparation in Ranchi

  • Goal

Best Hospitals of Ranchi

  • RIMS
  • Sadar
  • Orchid
  • Santevita
  • Raj Hospital
  • Medanta


Bhadrakali Mandir Itkhori, Jharkhand : How to reach, Main attraction, History

Bhadrakali Mandir Itkhori temple is mainly dedicated to Maa Bhadrakali. Bhadrakali Mandir Itkhori temple is known as Sidh Peeth. Because Megha Muni used his power and empowered this place as a sidh peeth.

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Easiest ways to reach Bhadrakali Mandir Itkhori

We started our journey from Ranchi. The temple is situated at a distance of 150km from Ranchi. Its distance is 35km from Chatra, 50km from Hazaribagh.By flight you can reach here and nearby airports will be Bodh Gaya Airport (90km) and Ranchi Airport (150km). Traveling with a personal vehicle is the convenient way to reach Bhadrakali Temple Itkhori. 

This place is very beautiful and calm. In your whole journey you can admire the beauty of greenery and mountains. Also roads are convenient. So you can enjoy your journey. Near the temple you will get full Sanatani or Jain food without onion and garlic at a reasonable rate. In nearby village markets you can get almost everything. A beautiful place for photography and videography. Mandir campus is very big and all kinds of religious events can be organized at this place like marriage, mundan etc.


Maa Bhadrakali Mandir Itkhori

This temple is situated at a meeting point of two rivers muhane and baksha. And many ancient stories are linked with this place. Three religions Hindu, Bodh and Jain have some connection with this place and their many years ago livelihood evidence is said to be found by the archaeological department. Also this place is said as a sidh bhumi because Megha Muni used his power and empowered this place as a sidh peeth.

For Hindus Maa Bhadrakali Temple and Sahastra Shivling temple is the main point of attraction.  For Bodh religious it is said that it is the prayer spot of Mahatma Budh. The name of this place Itkhori is also given by Gautam Budh Aunt. Also it the birthplace of Bhagwan Shital Nath Swami (tenth tirthankara of the present age according to Jainism).

Also one museum is situated inside this temple. Many samples which belong to the ninth and tenth century collected by the Archaeological Survey of India Department are kept safely in this museum.

Maa Bhadrakali

Maa Bhadrakali is one name of Maa Durga. A big statue of Maa Bhadrakali with two yoginis approx 5 feet height made up of Black stone is situated inside this temple (Garv Grih). Four statues approx 4 feet height are placed on both sides of Maa Bhadrakali Statue. One is of Lord Ganesha and three are of Lord Vishnu. This statue was made in the ninth century by King Mahendra Pal II. One very big Banyan Tree is situated outside Bhadrakali Mandir. Pilgrims can burn ghee lamps and wood sticks outside the Garv Griha in one corner. Also one very big yagya bhawan is placed behind the Bhadrakali main mandir.


Sahastra Shivling

This shivling (approx 7 feet height) is very beautifully carved and consists of 1008 small shivling with one big Trishul. One big Nandi statue is placed just before shivling.


Shani Mandir

Shani mandir is also present inside the Maa Bhadrakali Mandir campus.

PanchMukhi Hanuman Mandir

PanchMukhi Hanuman Mandir is also present inside the Maa Bhadrakali Mandir campus.

Bodh Stup

One very big Bodh Stup (manoti stup) is situated inside the Bhadrakali Mandir campus. Total 1008 gautam buddha statue is made upon this stup. 1004 small and 4 big in size. This stup was made in the ninth century. On top of this stup water storage is present. Also it is said that this stup is made by Samrat Ashok.

Bhagwan SheetalNath footprint

In 1983 local villagers found Bhagwan Sheetalnath footprint along with one copper plate. In this plate it is written that this place is the birthplace of  Bhagwan Sheetalnath (tenth tirthankara of the present age according to Jainism). These are kept safely in the temple’s museum. Here 2.5 acre land is authorized to the Jain community for the construction of temples and lodges.

Maa Kanuniyan Temple

Kanuniyan Maa temple is situated in the Bhadrakali maa temple campus. In one big stone the sun, moon, trishul and some pictures are drawn here.

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