Maa Bhagwati Tara Devi” temple is located on Tarav Parvat in the western side of shimla Town  about 15 Km from Shimla situated by the side of Kalka- Shimla National Highway near Shoghi.  The road meandering uphill through the sweet smelling  pine forests and lush green meadows with the cool gentle  breeze touching one softly infusing a freshness  and  vigor  in the devotees, pilgrims and tourists visiting this holy shrine.  The location of the temple on the Hill top makes it appear that the goddess Maa Tara  Devi seems to keep everyone  under the protective gaze ,showering  innumerable  blessings on her worshippers.  The picturesque view from the temple is indeed breath taking and captivating with the superb  panorama of the lofty  and majestic  forested mountains around, which offers a calm peaceful and tranquil countryside,  a site that has a soothing  and rejuvenating effect, being away from the din, pollution and the taxing  effect of a fast urban life style.