West Bengal - Jairambati

 

One important religious tourism place of Bankura district is Jairambati, a tourist spot at a distance of 6 km from Kamarpukur and 43 km from Bishnupur. Jairambati can be reached by buses which start in every half an hour from Esplanade, Kolkata. You can also take your car.

Jairambati is popular as it is the birth place of  Saradamani devi who got married at an age of 6 years with 24 years old Sri Ramakrishna Dev. The temple which is kept open from 4:30 to 11:00 and 15:30 to 20:00 in the month of October to march and from 4:30 to 11:00 and 16:00 to 20:30 in the month of April to September was built in remembrance of Saradamani Devi on 19th April, 1923. Every year on this particular day a lot of people gather in the temple premises to be a part of the celebration. If you go to visit the temple it’s not a bad idea to go to old residence and new residence of Saradamani Devi.You can also have a glimpse of the pond used by Saradamani Devi. Sundar Narayan temple, Sitala temple, the bank of the river Ganges, Singhabahini, Vivekanada Math are the places which carry the strong rich religious culture of the place. Experience of enjoying the pooja of the little child under the age of 5 in which the priest believe that the Goddess descends upon is an enchanting one. The most amazing part of this pooja is your girl child can also be worshiped if his age is less than 5 years, no matter which religion you belong to. You will need to contact Vivekananda Math for the same.

You find quality service if you stay there in guest house of Matrimandir. Many privately owned lodges are available there in moderate rates.

If you have some time in your hand you can go to see the residence of Hridoy Mukherjee at bamunpara in sihar gram which is situated at a distance of 3 km from Jairambati. Temple depicting orisha architecture, Santinath Shiva which was worshiped by Sri Ramakrishna dev, rest room of Sradamani Devi situated at a distance of 8 km towards Bishnupur are some places which you should not miss out especially if you are fond of religious places. 

Matrimandir     Jairambati

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