Ugratara Shaktipitha of Khorda

Through this article, I want to provide some basic information regarding the shaktipitha of Khrorda Goddess Ugratara, beauty of the place and how to reach. For details see the information provided in the description below.

Introduction of the place Ugratara

The temple of Goddess Ugratara is situated at Mulajhargarh near Bhusandha pur of Khorda dist.The sculpture
name has been given to mother Tara for her Ugra (fierce) appearance. The sculpture of the Goddess Tara consists four hands with weapons makes the look so fierce. But she is so kind towards her devotees. This temple and the goddess was established by the King of Ganga Gajapati Dynasty as protecting goddess to the Fort of Mulajhargarh. It is so near to Tangi block, and popularly known as the deity of entire Tangi Block. With the passage of time and due to unconsciousness the fort has lost its existence but still the Goddess has been worshipped by Brahmin priests.

Attractions of the place Ugratara

The Ugratara is a beautiful place to visit. It is famous as a visiting place for tourists as well as a very good picnic place. The presence of lush green forest and big trees makes this place a lovable spot picnic lovers.
The main attraction of the place is the temple of Mother Tara. The ancient temple was built by The Gangas, so the art and sculptures of the temple depicts that. There is a beautiful garden near the temple. Two ponds are also there at the back of the temple.

One small children's park is also built near the temple, where children can play during picnic.

The place is full of natural beauty. So it attracts most film makers to shoot their film.

How to reach the place Ugratara

Both rail and bus facilities available to reach the famous place.

The nearest railway station is Bhusandhapur railway station, just 3 KM away from the place.

It is 55 Km away from Bhubaneswar and 35 Km away from Balugaon. By NH-5 one can easily reach this place.


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