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Ugratara Temple in Guwahati Assam

Here is Some Information about Ugratara Temple in Guwahati Assam India.

Location: Uzan Bazaar, Guwahati
Built in:1725 AD
Built By:King Shiva Singh
Dedicated to:Goddess UgraTara, an incarnation of Goddess Parvati
Entry: Free
Temple Timing: 6:00 Am to 9:00 Pm
Significance: The pilgrimage Centre
Visiting Timing: 30Mins
Best time to Visit: March to Nov
Nearest Railway Station: Guwahati
Nearest Air Port: Guwahati

The Ugratara Temple is Located in Uzan Bazaar in guwahati in Assam.The present temple shrine of Ugra Tara was built by King Siva Singh in 1725 A.D. who had excavated a tank three years before. The tank known as Jorepukhuri is situated to the east, of the temple. The tank still exists, though the upper section of the temple shrine was destroyed by a devastating earthquake. This was however rebuilt by a private citizen. Legend has it that the navel of Sati, the wife of Lord Shiva, is related to this temple. Ugratara in Assam is generally identified with Tiksna-Kanta, Eka-Jata, etc., of the Buddhist pantheon. 
The residing deity of the Ugratara Temple is Goddess Ugra Tara, who is considered to be another form of Goddess Parvati. The legend has it that the temple was constructed on the very spot where the naval of Sati fell on the earth, after her death. Hence, the place is considered to be an important shakti shrine in India and is regarded as very sacred by the thousands of devotees who come to visit the place every year. The temple is also connected to Buddhism and related to Eka Jata and Tiksna Kanta of the Buddhist pantheon.
The main festival celebrated in Ugratara temple is Navaratri or the festival of nine nights. During this time, devotees from far and wide come to offer their prayers and seek blessings of the Mother. An important ritual observed during the festival is the sacrifice of animals, like bulls, buffaloes, wild boars, goats etc. There is also another ritual of offering one’s own blood to the Mother. However, an interesting fact is that, generally, the females of all the species are exempted from sacrifice. Apart from this, special prayers are also offered to the Goddess every Friday.

How To Reach Ugratara Temple 

By Road: There is well connected roads are available to travel Ugra Tara Temple of Assam. NH-31, NH-37 and NH-40 are passing through this temple way. So it is easy to travel the Ugra Tara Temple of Assam by Roadway.

By Rail:  The Nearest Railway Station is Guwahati is the capital of Assam. So it is connected with all major cities and all major states. So any one can easily come to this temple by train.

By Air : The nearest airport of Ugra Tara Temple is Guwahati which is connected with all major states through Airway and there is many daily flights are available from other states. 

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