Maa Ugratara

This temple is located in between Rameswar Chowk and Chandpur. Maa Ugratara is the deity of entire Tangi block. This place is famous for fisherman’s ground. The icon of Mother Tara is Chaturbhuja, holding potent weapons in her hands. She is very popular as Ugratara due to her fierce aspect, but benevolent to the adorers. Ugra Tara was the presiding and the protecting Goddess of the fort of Mulajhargarh, which was just in the border of Chilika Lake.

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Mangalajodi Ecotourism is community owned and managed wildlife conservation venture. Mangalajodi, a village on the banks of the Chilika Lake, hosts more than 150000 birds which jostle in its marshy ..

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Wow! I had an amaing time while watching birds from our boat that we named "Amigo" (means friend in Spanish) I loved the tranquility and peace that the journet offered. This is an amazing place...
~Rachel Moot (New Zealand)

I am much impressed by story of transformation of change from Poachers to protection. Herein also lies the formula for successful sustainable conservation where local communities are involved. Here livelihoods coexist with conservation. I see all of this in practice at Mangalajodi...
~ Biren Bhuta (IUCN)

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