Tarakeshwar Temple West Bengal

Tarakeshwar Temple is a Hindu temple located in the town of Tarakeshwar, in the Hooghly district of West Bengal, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus.

The temple complex includes several shrines dedicated to different deities, including Lord Hanuman and Goddess Kali. The main shrine of Lord Shiva is believed to have been established in the 18th century by Raja Bharamalla, a local zamindar.

The temple is known for its annual festival, Tarak Churashir Mela, which takes place in the Bengali month of Bhadra (August-September). During this festival, devotees come from all over the region to offer prayers and participate in various cultural events.

The temple is easily accessible by road and rail, and is located about 58 km from Kolkata. It is a popular weekend getaway for people living in the city.


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