Shimla: Situated 1851 meters above sea level, Tara Devi temple is situated on the Tara Devi Mountain between Shoghi and Shimla. The location of the temple on the Hill top makes it appear that the goddess seems to keep everyone under the protective gaze , showering innumerable blessings on her worshipers. From here one can get a panoramic view of Shimla and snow-clad Himalayan range on one side, with the other side revealing the plains at a far distance.
With the majestic forested mountains around, this place has high spiritual value that has a soothing and rejuvenating effect, being away from the din, noise, pollution, crowd and urban infrastructure.
The Tara Devi temple has a great spiritual and heritage value. The temple was built approximately 250 years ago. The road connectivity of the temple from Shoghi recently has increased the devotees coming to this temple manifold. The road has also helped to boost up the construction and development activities at the temple.
New langar halls, kitchens and other facilities for the devotees have been added at a fast pace. The langar is served every Sunday, and is generally offered by the devotees who have pledged to do so after fulfillment of their wishes.