Ugro Tara Temple, Guwahati

Ugro Tara Temple, Guwahati

Ugro Tara Temple is a temple dedicated to Tara (Devi) located throughout the western aspect of Jor Pukhury tanks throughout the coronary heart of Guwahati metropolis throughout the Lotaxil (Latasil) locality in Northeast India. The Ugratara Temple in Uzan Bazaar inside the jap part of Guwahati, Assam is a vital Sakti shrine. Legend has it that the navel of Sati, first consort of Shiva, is expounded to this temple. Ugratara in Assam is usually acknowledged with Tiksna-Kanta, Eka-Jata, and plenty of others. The present temple of Ugra Tara was constructed by Ahom King Siva Singha in 1725 AD who had excavated a tank three years sooner than. The tank, usually generally known as Jorepukhuri, is situated to the east of the temple. The tank nonetheless exists, though the upper a part of the temple was destroyed by a devastating earthquake. This was nonetheless rebuilt by a private citizen.

Kalika Purana describes a Shakti peetha often known as Dikkara Vasini. Dikkara Vasini has two varieties, Tikshna kantha and Lalitha kantha. Tikshna kantha is black and pot bellied, moreover known as as Ugra Tara or Eka jata. Lalitha kantha is gracefully engaging, moreover known as Tamreshwari. In the garbhagriha of Ugra Tara there isn’t a such factor as an image or idol of her. A small pit filled with water is taken into consideration as a result of the Goddess. The temple of Ugra Tara is small and beautiful to view. There is a Shivalaya beside Ugra Tara temple and a pond behind every temples.


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