Tara Tarini Temple

It is believed that the Taratarini Temple is located on the Kumari hills that lie at the banks of River Rushikulya near Brahmapur city in Ganjam District, Odisha, India is believed to be The Breast Shrine (Sthana Peetha) and as a manifestation that are associated with Adi Shakti. The belief is that the Tara Tarini Shakti Peetha is one of the oldest places of worship for the Mother Goddess and is also one of the four major Adi Shakti peethas of India. The mythological texts refer to the four sacred Shakti peethas. These are: Tara Tarini (Stana Khanda) close to Brahmapur; Bimala (Pada Khanda) located in The Jagannath Temple, Puri; Kamakhya (Yoni Khanda) is located close to Guwahati and Dakshina Kalika (Mukha Khanda) located in Kolkata. There are also 52 more sacred Shakti Peethas, which originate from the parts of Mata Sati's body, which was part of The Satya Yuga.
It is believed to be among the most beloved Shakti Peethas as well as considered to be one of the main pilgrimage centres of the Shakti tradition of Hinduism. There is an opinion that this shrine is a Shakti Peetha. The belief is that this shrine stems from the mythological tale of the falling of body parts off the body of Sati Devi, following the fact that Shiva carried it about and wandered around. The belief is that there's 51 Shakti peethas as and the 26 Upa Peethas spread all over the Indian

The most significant works of the ancient past, like The Shiva Purana and the Kalika Purana (the Asthashakti) identify the Shakti four Peethas. For instance, (Vimala, Pada Khanda) in the Jagannath Temple, Puri, Odisha, (Tara Tarini) Sthana Khanda (Breasts), close to Brahmapur, Odisha, (Kamakhya, Yoni khanda) near Guwahati, Assam and (Dakshina Kalika Kalighat Mukha khanda) in Kolkata, West Bengal originated from the limbs and bones of the Mata Sati's corpse.
There can be no debate about the existence of these Adi Shakti Peethas as much as their locations. (Four Adi Shakti Pithas are included in the five Shakti pithas, however they're the four major elements that comprise Devi Sati's whole body. They are therefore in their power and are thought as Adi Shakti Pithas) The location of the shrine located on the banks of the river Rushikulya (also called as"the Rushikalyani Saraswati and is also known as the oldest Sister in the Ganges in the Vedas) has added to its cultural and spiritual significance. The nearest airfields to the shrine can be located within Bhubaneswar (174 km) and Visakhapatnam (240 km) near the shrine. The nearest rail station can be located in Brahmapur train station which is situated 32 km away from the temple. Taxi services are available starting from Brahmapur and you may make use of the "C-cabs app to book taxis , as they are more popular in the city. It is also quite affordable, Bhubaneswar, Puri to Tara Tarini buses and regular ones are available starting from Brahmapur to Tara Tarini Junction. Tara Tarini Junction.
The gods Tara along with Tarini are represented by two stone statues of the past, which are decorated by silver as well as gold.Two brass heads, called Chalanti Pratima, or Living Image are located between them.