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Maa Tara Tarini Sakti Pitha situated in south Odisha is one of the ancient and famous sakti pithas of India. The tradition of Shakti worship in India can be traced back to the period of antiquity. Shakti is the mother of universe the highest primal power transferred to powerful Goddess representing the creative force, matrika, later developed to Shakti under various names of Shakti as depicted in Tantra literature. There are many interesting stories, Myths, Legends and Folklore relating to the origin of the Tara Tarini shrine at the Hill Top.

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BEHERA, S. (2019). Tara Tarini Temple: An Ancient Sakti Pitha of South Odisha. History Research Journal, 5(6), 2466-2476. Retrieved from