Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday (May 18) inaugurated the revamped, renovated periphery of the famous Shakti Peetha of Maa Tara Tarini, the presiding deity of Ganjam district.
By: Devbrat Patnaik
Last updated: 18 May 2022, 01:30 PM IST
The Shakti Peetha has been renovated into a glorious temple which represents the Odia heritage and is deeply connected with Odia sentiments.
The Pratistha Mahotsav of Maa Tara Tarini's new temple in Ganjam kicked off last week, and during the week-long celebrations various rituals were performed in the holy shrine.
The periphery of the Shakti Peetha has received a complete makeover.
Aerial view of Tara Tarini temple. The transformation of this spiritual place, built in the architectural style of Odisha, gives devotees a divine feeling.
The renovated lion gate entrance (Singhadwara) designed like the famous Mukteshwar structure.
The 999 steps that lead devotees to the sacred temple of Maa Tara Tarini.
The development of periphery areas of the temple includes renovation of Singhadwar entrance with pilgrim amenities, pathway with drinking water facilities, interpretation centre, mundan hall, public toilet, Prasad sevan mandap, etc.
Night view of the magnificent Tara Tarini Temple on the Kumari hills at the banks of the Rushikulya River.
Illumination on the temple premises multiplies the beauty of the shrine. CM today dedicated the transformed temple complex and other public amenities for the devotees.