Jairambati"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Bhanu Pishi House - Bhanu Pishi House is the ancestral home of Bhanu Pishi, the childhood friend of Sarada Devi. Bhanu Pishi received blessings of Sri Ramakrishna and Sarada Devi at this site. It is believed that Sarada Devi spent several days here in isolation, for attaining mental peace.

     

    Dharma Thakur Temple - Dharma Thakur Temple is situated north-west of the Punya Pukur, one of the holy tanks of the region. The temple is dedicated to Dharma Thakur, the presiding deity of the village. The temple lies in the small mud-walled thatched house that has two rooms. Lord Dharma Thakur is worshipped by two different names in the same village. In the first temple, Lord Dharma Thakur is worshipped as Lord Sundar Narayan, in the form of a tortoise. The tortoise is considered as one of the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu. The presiding deity of the village is also referred to as Lord Vishnu, by some of the villagers. The temple also has idols of Sarada Devi and a stone-emblem of Narayana.

     

    Matri Mandir - Matri Mandir is a temple constructed on the site where Sarada Devi was born. She lived here with her parents till she was 19 years old. The temple was construed by Swami Saradananda on the 19th April 1923 and the idol of Sarada Devi was enshrined on 8th April 1954. Later, a spacious prayer hall and a kitchen were also added to the shrine. A collection of articles that belonged to Sarada Devi has been preserved in the sanctum of the temple. The shrine also has a small Shiva Lingam that was found while digging the earth for the construction of this temple. The temple has a white dome that is adorned with a metallic flag embossed with the sacred word Ma, meaning mother.

     

    Koalpara - Koalpara is a small village located a few kilometres away from Jairambati. The village has a math named Ramakrishna Yogashrama that is engaged in welfare works for the betterment of the villagers.

     

    Jairambati Math - Jairambati Math is renowned for various religious and cultural ceremonies that are organised in this math, throughout the year. The math is popularly known as the Ramakrishna Mission Sarada Sevashrama Yogashrama. It organises several social welfare works for the betterment of the poor and under privileged.

     

    Nutan Bari - Nutan Bari, also referred to as the New Home of Sarada Devi, was constructed by Swami Saradananda, during 1915 and 1916. The site is located on the western side of the Punya Pukur, a holy tank. This site is dedicated to Goddess Jagadhatri, a form of Goddess Durga. In the ancient times, this place was used for providing accommodation to the pilgrims visiting Jairambati. This place has four rooms made of mud walls and straw roofs. One of the rooms was used by Sarada Devi as her bedroom and other, as her worshipping chamber. The preaching hall has now been transformed into a temple that is enshrined with a life-size portrait of Sarada Devi. The room adjoining the preaching hall was used as a kitchen, while the room opposite to the kitchen belonged to Nalini-Didi, niece of Sarada Devi.

     

    Puratan Bari - Puratan Bari, popularly known as the Old House of Sarada Devi, is the ancestral home of Sarada Devi. It is believed that she lived in this home for about 52 years, from 1863 to 1915. When the family’s property was divided among the brothers of Sarada Devi, this house was given to her brother, Prasanna Mukhopadhya. It is believed that Sarada Devi started preaching Brahmacharya and Sanyasa in this old house. She worshipped Goddess Jagaddhatri at this site. The house is now under the supervision of Belur Math.

     

    Telo Belo - Telo Belo is one of the small villages located between the Jairambati and Tarakeshwar. The village has a temple that marks the spot where Sarada Devi once stayed with a dacoit and his wife. It is believed that Sarada Devi won over the couple with her affection and addressed them as her Father and Mother. It is said that the dacoit observed Goddess Kali in Sarada Devi and admired her simplicity, as well as her innocence, which led him to beleive that Sarada Devi was an incarnation of Goddess Kali. The temple at this site is dedicated to Dakat Kali or the Kali of the Dacoits and has life-size images of the deities.

     

    Simhavahini Temple - Simhavahini Temple is dedicated to Goddess Simhavahini, also known as Goddess Jagaddhatri, among natives. This temple was constructed by Sarada Devi. It is believed that once Sarada Devi undertook a fast to get rid of an acute disease from which she was suffering for a long time. At that time, Goddess Simhavahini appeared as a blacksmith with her mother, Shyama Sundari. They suggested some medicines to Sarada Devi that were prepared using the mud collected from the shore of the tank. Sarada Devi was cured after taking these medicines. After this incident, Sarada Devi regularly collected a small amount of mud from this sacred place, in a small casket and gave it to Radhu, one of her nieces, who used it to treat villagers.

     

    Mother's Tank - Mother's Tank is situated on the rivulet Amodar, one of the tributaries of River Ganges. This tank provides water for bathing, washing and irrigation. It is believed that the tank was used by Swami Saradananda, Srimati Yogin-Ma and Golap-Ma for taking bath. Natives of the region state that the saints meditated under the amlak or myrobalan tree located close to this tank. It is believed that Sarada Devi spent her daytime near the tank, cutting grass for the cows. Later, she worshipped Goddess Annapurna and used the water of the tank for bathing.

     

    Punya Pukur - Punya Pukur is a famous tank that lies on the eastern side of the Nutan Bari. This tank is situated at the front of the Matri Mandir and is visited by pilgrims for taking a holy dip before entering the shrine.

     

    Barujjey Pukur - Barujjey Pukur, also known as the Tal-Pukur by the natives, is a holy tank situated on the south-eastern corner of the village. The water of this tank is used for drinking purposes by the residents of the region. It is also believed that Sarada Devi used to take baths in this tank.

     

    Shihar Shiva Temple - Shihar Shiva Temple is an ancient shrine in the village of Shihar. This temple was regularly visited by Sri Ramakrishna and Sarada Devi. The temple has been constructed on the site where Sarada Devi revealed her desire to marry Ramakrisna Paramahamsa. Natives state that when somebody asked Sarada Devi playfully about whom she would like to marry, she pointed towards Ramakrisna and said that she had chosen him as her future husband.

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    Bhanu Pishi House - Bhanu Pishi House is the ancestral home of Bhanu Pishi, the childhood friend of Sarada Devi. Bhanu Pishi received blessings of Sri Ramakrishna and Sarada Devi at this site. It is believed that Sarada Devi spent several days here in isolation, for attaining mental peace.

     

    Dharma Thakur Temple - Dharma Thakur Temple is situated north-west of the Punya Pukur, one of the holy tanks of the region. The temple is dedicated to Dharma Thakur, the presiding deity of the village. The temple lies in the small mud-walled thatched house that has two rooms. Lord Dharma Thakur is worshipped by two different names in the same village. In the first temple, Lord Dharma Thakur is worshipped as Lord Sundar Narayan, in the form of a tortoise. The tortoise is considered as one of the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu. The presiding deity of the village is also referred to as Lord Vishnu, by some of the villagers. The temple also has idols of Sarada Devi and a stone-emblem of Narayana.

     

    Matri Mandir - Matri Mandir is a temple constructed on the site where Sarada Devi was born. She lived here with her parents till she was 19 years old. The temple was construed by Swami Saradananda on the 19th April 1923 and the idol of Sarada Devi was enshrined on 8th April 1954. Later, a spacious prayer hall and a kitchen were also added to the shrine. A collection of articles that belonged to Sarada Devi has been preserved in the sanctum of the temple. The shrine also has a small Shiva Lingam that was found while digging the earth for the construction of this temple. The temple has a white dome that is adorned with a metallic flag embossed with the sacred word Ma, meaning mother.

     

    Koalpara - Koalpara is a small village located a few kilometres away from Jairambati. The village has a math named Ramakrishna Yogashrama that is engaged in welfare works for the betterment of the villagers.

     

    Jairambati Math - Jairambati Math is renowned for various religious and cultural ceremonies that are organised in this math, throughout the year. The math is popularly known as the Ramakrishna Mission Sarada Sevashrama Yogashrama. It organises several social welfare works for the betterment of the poor and under privileged.

     

    Nutan Bari - Nutan Bari, also referred to as the New Home of Sarada Devi, was constructed by Swami Saradananda, during 1915 and 1916. The site is located on the western side of the Punya Pukur, a holy tank. This site is dedicated to Goddess Jagadhatri, a form of Goddess Durga. In the ancient times, this place was used for providing accommodation to the pilgrims visiting Jairambati. This place has four rooms made of mud walls and straw roofs. One of the rooms was used by Sarada Devi as her bedroom and other, as her worshipping chamber. The preaching hall has now been transformed into a temple that is enshrined with a life-size portrait of Sarada Devi. The room adjoining the preaching hall was used as a kitchen, while the room opposite to the kitchen belonged to Nalini-Didi, niece of Sarada Devi.

     

    Puratan Bari - Puratan Bari, popularly known as the Old House of Sarada Devi, is the ancestral home of Sarada Devi. It is believed that she lived in this home for about 52 years, from 1863 to 1915. When the family’s property was divided among the brothers of Sarada Devi, this house was given to her brother, Prasanna Mukhopadhya. It is believed that Sarada Devi started preaching Brahmacharya and Sanyasa in this old house. She worshipped Goddess Jagaddhatri at this site. The house is now under the supervision of Belur Math.

     

    Telo Belo - Telo Belo is one of the small villages located between the Jairambati and Tarakeshwar. The village has a temple that marks the spot where Sarada Devi once stayed with a dacoit and his wife. It is believed that Sarada Devi won over the couple with her affection and addressed them as her Father and Mother. It is said that the dacoit observed Goddess Kali in Sarada Devi and admired her simplicity, as well as her innocence, which led him to beleive that Sarada Devi was an incarnation of Goddess Kali. The temple at this site is dedicated to Dakat Kali or the Kali of the Dacoits and has life-size images of the deities.

     

    Simhavahini Temple - Simhavahini Temple is dedicated to Goddess Simhavahini, also known as Goddess Jagaddhatri, among natives. This temple was constructed by Sarada Devi. It is believed that once Sarada Devi undertook a fast to get rid of an acute disease from which she was suffering for a long time. At that time, Goddess Simhavahini appeared as a blacksmith with her mother, Shyama Sundari. They suggested some medicines to Sarada Devi that were prepared using the mud collected from the shore of the tank. Sarada Devi was cured after taking these medicines. After this incident, Sarada Devi regularly collected a small amount of mud from this sacred place, in a small casket and gave it to Radhu, one of her nieces, who used it to treat villagers.

     

    Mother's Tank - Mother's Tank is situated on the rivulet Amodar, one of the tributaries of River Ganges. This tank provides water for bathing, washing and irrigation. It is believed that the tank was used by Swami Saradananda, Srimati Yogin-Ma and Golap-Ma for taking bath. Natives of the region state that the saints meditated under the amlak or myrobalan tree located close to this tank. It is believed that Sarada Devi spent her daytime near the tank, cutting grass for the cows. Later, she worshipped Goddess Annapurna and used the water of the tank for bathing.

     

    Punya Pukur - Punya Pukur is a famous tank that lies on the eastern side of the Nutan Bari. This tank is situated at the front of the Matri Mandir and is visited by pilgrims for taking a holy dip before entering the shrine.

     

    Barujjey Pukur - Barujjey Pukur, also known as the Tal-Pukur by the natives, is a holy tank situated on the south-eastern corner of the village. The water of this tank is used for drinking purposes by the residents of the region. It is also believed that Sarada Devi used to take baths in this tank.

     

    Shihar Shiva Temple - Shihar Shiva Temple is an ancient shrine in the village of Shihar. This temple was regularly visited by Sri Ramakrishna and Sarada Devi. The temple has been constructed on the site where Sarada Devi revealed her desire to marry Ramakrisna Paramahamsa. Natives state that when somebody asked Sarada Devi playfully about whom she would like to marry, she pointed towards Ramakrisna and said that she had chosen him as her future husband.

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