Location of this Temple
How to Reach Tarakeswar :
There are multiple ways to visit Tarakeswar. But the popular way, which follows many pilgrims is described below
In the visiting season(April- May), people come here as a monk to worship Lord Shiva.
First of all, they reach Nimaitirtha Ghat. ( To reach Nimaitirtha Ghat You should reach Barrackpore station first, From Barrackpore station You can easily reach Nimaitirtha via Auto Or Toto just Only 10 Rupees)
Then with the help of vassal, they/you have to cross the river and reach the Sharohafully Ghat. In there they(monks) finished their lunch and Take water a From River to Worship Lord Shiva. After rest, they restart their journey to there final destiny, Tarakeswar.
Some of them visit Tarakeswar via Rail and some of them reach Tarakeswar by walking from
Sheoraphuli. The Tarakeswar Shiv Temple is situated 37 kilometers far from Sheoraphuli.
The Marwadi Choti and Loknath is another famous Pilgrimage on the way of Tarkeshwar Mandir. Those who reach Tarkeshwar Mandir through the highway from Sheoraphuli, they get an extra advantage to visit these places.
|Loknath temple in Tarkeshwar|
What makes the Tarkeshwar Mandir unique:
Behind the Tarakshwar a very significant story exist. In the early age, The local people of Tarkeshwar found the most ancient sculpture of Lord Siva from the nearest pond. After that local people established a temple with the help of zamindar of Tarkeshwar. Then they install the sculpture of Lord Siva in this temple.
an old Zamindar Bari is situated in the temple complex. The Chief priest of the temple is now living in this zamindar’s house.
|Zamindar Bari in Tarkeshwar
Devotees come to Tarkeshwar Mandir through all over the year. As a result, a large tourist area is being developed inTarkeshwar . Here you can stay at affordable prices. You can get a single room as a rant just only 150-200 rupees.
|Tarkeshwar Dudh Pukur|
There is a pond in Amndir complex.which is popular as Babar Dudh Pukur. Devotees at first take bath in this holy pond then they worshiped Lord Shiva. Due to a huge gathering, Administration is always awake. With the help of government projects,Tarkeshwar is now better developed.
Returning Schedule from Tarkeshwar Mandir :
After worship, Railway is the most preferable way for you to return.you can also add some more unforgettable memory to visit Belur Math and Dakshineswar Temple. These greatest Pilgrimage situated in the middle of Tarkeshwar to Howrah. If you are willing to visit these places, Then you should choose a train from Tarkeshwar Mandir to Howrah, it will take 15 rupees.
This train will reach you at Belut station from where you easily reach Belurmath. on the opposite site of Belur, Dakshineswar Temple is situated. you can cross the river via vessel to reach Dakshineswar Temple, the vessel cost is 11 rupees.