Jayrambati, Bankura

Ma Sarada Devi house, Joyrambati

Jayrambati is a village of Bankura district in West Bengal. Maa Sarada Devi was born in Jayrambati in 1853. Sri Sri Ramkrishna Dev married Maa Sarada Devi when she was only six years old. Not only wife she was spiritual companion of Sri SriRamkrishna Dev. Therefore Jayrambati has become one of the holy place for the followers of Sri Sri Ramkrishna Dev and Maa Sarada Devi.

Attraction


  • Matri mandir: Matri mandir is the temple of Maa Sarada Devi. Here the image of Sarada Devi was made of white marble. This temple was founded in 1923 on her birth place. The inauguration day (Akshay Tritia) of the temple is celebrated in every year. The temple is opened from 4.30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 16.00 p.m. to 20 p.m. (October – march) and from 4.00a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and 16.00 p.m. to 20.30 p.m. (April – September).
  • Nara Narayan Mandir: This temple was founded by Ramkrishna Vivekananda Mission in 1985 . The temple is opened from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 16.00 p.m. to 20.00 p.m.
  • Sarada Devi’s old house: Sarada Devi lived in this house from 1863 to 1915.
  • Sarada Devi’s new house: Sarada Devi lived in this new house from 1916 to 1920.
  • Punnipukur (pond) used by Sarada Devi.
  • Sundar Narayan and Sri Sri Sitala Mandir : Sarada Devi’s family god Sundar Narayan and Sri Sri Sitala Mandir were situated at the bank of Punnipukur.
  • Singha Bahini Temple located in the village.
  • Tourist may visit Sihar village which is 3 k.m. away from Jayrambati. Sri Hriday Mukherjee, nephew of Ram Krishna Lived in Sihar village manuscript of Sri Chandi written by Ram Krishna is maintained here till now. There is a temple of lord Santinath Siva.
  • Rest room of Sarada Devi at Koal para.
  • Various temples in Kotolpur.

How to Reach


Jayrambati is located 98km. away from Kolkata and 6km. away from Kamarpukur. Approximate time taken is three and half hours from Kolkata usually.

Bus

  • So many buses are available from Kamarpukur to Jayrambati.
  • CSTC buses run from Sahid Miner (Kolkata) to Jayrambati everyday. Private buses are also available from Dunlop bridge.
  • From Tarakeshwar to Arambagh, from Arambagh to Joyrambati Via Kamarpukhur.
  • From Bishnupur to Joyrambati.

Train

  • From Howrah to Arambagh daily trains available. Then take a bus for Jayrambati.
  • From Burdwan Railway Station to Arambagh Railway Station and from there to Joyrambati via Kamarpukhur.
  • From Durgapur Railway Station to Bankura Railway Station from there to Joyrambati.

Car

Can be travelled through the Bombay Road to Ghatal via Panskura.

When to Go


Jayrambati is popular all through the year. But winter season is preferable to visit.

 Accommodation


Ram Krishna Mission has own guesthouse. Prasad (lunch) will be available at noon through advance coupon. Coupons are available within 9 am.

Write a reply letter to:
Sri Sri Matri Mandir & Ramakrishna Mission Sarada Sevashrama
P.O. Joyrambati, District: Bankura
West Bengal, Pin – 722 161, India
Telephone: +91 3244 244 214, +91 3244 244 910, +91 3244 244 911
E-mail: mm244214@bsnl.inmm244214@gmail.com, ssmmandir@vsnl.net

Ramkrishna-Vivekananda Mission
7 River Side Road, Barrackpur, 24 N Parganas
Telephone: 25945025

Private hotel:
Ma Sarada Yatri Niwas, New Matri Mandir
Telephone: 03244 244619, 9800427575
Deluxe room: 200–250

Sarada Tourist Lodge
Deluxe room: 250-300, Dormitory bed: 50

Nichalal Lodge, Bus stand
Telephone: 03244 244268
Deluxe room: 200–350

Jayrambati Atithi Niwas
Jayrambati

Nearby Places


Kamarpukur

Kamarpukur is located 6km. away from Jayrambati. Sri Sri Ramakrishna Dev (1836 – 1886), the great religious prophet, was born in Kamarpukur of Hooghly district in West Bengal. Therefore Kamarpukur becomes one of the holy places. Famous artist Nandalal Basu planned for a marvellous temple of Sri Ramkrisna on his birthplace, Dhenkisal in 1951. There are plenty of buses available from Jayrambati to Kamarpukur. Find Out More →

Tarakeswar

Tarakeswar is located 51km. away from Jayrambati. Tarakeswar is a holy place for Hindu pilgrims. Tarakeswar is a small town in Hooghly district in West Bengal. Principal attraction of this town is the temple of Taraknath wherein Lord Siva is woreshiped. This temple is founded by Mukunda Ghos in 1729. Not only devotees from West Bangal visit this place, it attracts people from all over India. There are plenty of buses available from Jayrambati to Kamarpukur. Find Out More →

 

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