UGRA TARA TEMPLE

Overview

Ugro Tara Temple is a temple dedicated to Goddess Tara  located in the western side of Jor Pukhury tanks in the heart of Guwahati city in the Lotaxil locality in Northeast India. The Ugratara Temple Located near Uzan Bazaar in the eastern part of Guwahati, Assam is an important Sakti shrine. Legend has it that the navel of Sati, first consort of Shiva, is related to this temple. Ugratara in Assam is generally identified with Tiksna-Kanta, Eka-Jata, etc., of the Buddhist pantheon.The present temple of Ugra Tara was built by Ahom King Siva Singha in 1725 AD 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 was damaged by a devastating earthquake. This was however rebuilt by a unknown citizen.

Timings

5.30 AM toand 8.00 PM.