Maa Tarini Temple, Ghatgaon

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The Maa Tarini Temple in Ghatgaon is a famous Hindu Goddess temple dedicated to Maa Tarini.It is said by the local people that King of Kendujhar was bringing Tarinini Maa from puri to Kendujhar with a condition that if he turn back then she'll not move further. The King was riding a horse and Goddess was following him to Kendujhar. King could know that Maa Tarini was coming behind from the sound of her ornaments but near the ghatagaon in the deep forest the sound of the ornaments didn't came and the king looked back thinking that she's not coming. But Maa Tarini was coming and due to the forest mud her ornaments sounds was not coming. Due to the condition Maa tarini stayed there and worshiped as the queen of Forest.


Travel Info:

Best time to visit: Oct-Feb

District: Kendujhar (Keonjhar)

Elevation: 345.0m

Open Time: 6AM-8PM

Popular Cuisine: Local Food

Attractions: Gundicha Ghagi water fall, Sitabinji Pictographs, Bhimkund

Nearest Bus Stop: Keonjhar

Nearest Railway Station: Keonjhar

Travel Options: Taxi, Bus, Train

Nearest town: Keonjhar

Distance from Bhubaneswar: 171 km

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