Maa Tarini temple of Ghatagaon
One of the most sacred destinations of Orissa lies in Keonjhar.The temple of Maa Tarini in Ghatagaon is based in the midst of a wild forest.Maa Tarini is the other name for Goddess Shakti. A daily ritual or Puja is offered to the Goddess. Tuesday and Saturday in every week observed as the day of Maa.The puja is offered by Dehuri, a tribal group at the temple of Maa, instead of priest. She is the most revered deities in orissa after Lord Jagannath and thousands throng everyday to visit the sacred temple.The temple itself situated amidst lush green forest presents a glorious look.Makar Sankranti, Maha Visubha Sankranti and Raja Sankranti are the main festivals celebrated in the temple. To Know more about Maa tarini, please click here.