Kamarpukur"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

  • Sightseeing

     

    River Damodar - River Damodar originates in Chandwa village nestled on the Chota Nagpur Plateau. It flows eastward through the states of West Bengal and Jharkhand. The Damodar River passes through Kamarpukur before it merges with river Hooghly. The river is joined by a number of tributaries, which make the region fertile and offers visual pleasure with greeneries all around. Damodar is considered as a holy river by the locals too.

     

    Puratan Bari (Old House) - Puratan Bari or Old House was the ancestral home of Holy Mother Sarada Devi, where she lived for around 52 years from 1863 to 1915, along with her brother Prasanna Mukhopadhyay. Many disciples acquired Sanyasa and Brahmacharya from Holy Mother in this old house. Holy Mother used to worship Goddess Jagaddhater in this temple. Off late, Belur Math has purchased this property from the successors of the brother of Holy Mother.

     

    Talpukur Tank, Jairambati - Talpukur is a sacred tank (lake or pond) in Jairambati, nestled near the Simhavahini temple in the southeast part of the village. The water of the tank is utilized by the village folk for several purposes. Devotees visiting the temple, use the water to refresh themselves before offering prayers to the deities. The site is visited by many visitors during vacations to enjoy the natural beauty of the lake.

     

    Mother's Tank - The village of Jairambati is based mainly on agriculture and the lake called Mother Tank is the major source of irrigation in the village. The tank is also utilized for bathing and washing. Visitors enjoy nature walk along the bank of the lake. It is said that Holy Mother, Sarada Devi spent several hours on the banks of this lake during daytime, cutting grass for cows. The tank is considered as holy by the disciples of Ramakrishna.

     

    Haldapukur Tank - Haldapukur Tank is situated on the northern side of the Yogis’ Siva temple in Kamarpukur,, which is preferred by many visitor for its unpolluted ambiance. It is an ideal place for relaxation, away from the pulsating city. The tank is a re-excavated one, the water of which is clean and potable. The huge expanse of grounds is also ideal for children’s to play.

     

    Raghuvira Temple - The newly built Raghuvira temple was originally a small hut with thatched roofs and mud made floors and walls. The temple is devoted to lord Rama (Raghuvira). A salagrama of Raghuvira admires the temple. The temple also houses an earthen jar, which is believed to be of Goddess Sita and a Rameshwara Sivalinga. A salagrama of Narayana (Lord Vishnu) and a deity of Gopala are also worshipped here. The temple is frequented by tourists who come to the Ashram of Sri Ramakrishna.

     

    Gopeshwar Temple - Gopeshwar temple is an age-old temple located in the eastern side of the sacred home of Sri Ramakrishna in Kamarpukur. The temple is mainly dedicated to lord Shiva and the shivalinga, which is worshipped in the temple, was founded by Sukhlal Goswami or his forefather Gopilal Goswami, who were fervent devotees of Lord Shiva. Thousands of Lord Shiva’s disciple flock at the temple each year.

     

    Yogi Shiva Temple - Towards the north of the abode of Sri Ramakrishna, there stands the Yogi Shiva Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that the mother of Sri Ramakrishna conceived him, due to the celestial light that she envisioned emerging from an image of Lord Shiva. This temple is highly revered by the Shaivities. Pilgrims visit this temple to worship the idol of Shiva adorning the temple.

     

    Mukundapur Temple - The history of Mukundapur temple is closely related with the life of Sri Ramakrishna. It is believed that Gopeshwar Shiva instructed Sri Ramakrishna’s mother to worship in the Mukundapur temple and penance to make his child recover from madness. Ramakrishna’s mother took a fast for several days and went through many painstaking sufferings seeking the blessings of Gopeshwar Shiva. Finally, a soft voice told her that her son is not suffering from madness and he behaves differently for his divine powers.

     

    Dhani Kamarini Temple - Dhani Kamarini temple is located towards the southeast of Sri Ramakrishna’s house. There is a photo image of Sri Ramakrishna worshipping at this temple. Gadadhar, childhood name of Sri Ramakrishna was brought up from childhood by a blacksmith woman called Dhani. A small temple has also been built at this location admired with an oil painting featuring Dhani with the child Gadadhar in her lap. This temple is visited by devotees of Sri Ramakrishna every year. The temple is an ideal retreat for tourists seeking for devotion and seclusion.

     

    Garh Mandaran - Garh Mandaran is the remnant of a historical fort near to Kamarpukur. This ancient fort is believed to be of Afghan era. The tourists truly treasure the historical and archaeological values of this ruined fort. It also plays a major role in aiding the research of ancient Indian history and architectural designs. The location of the fort is also ideal for an evening outing.

     

    Dargah of Ismail Guji -Dargah of Ismail Guji is a major religious site, nestled in the outskirts of the village of Kamarpukur. This Dargah is revered by people of all faiths. The surrounding of the Dargah is also ideal for meditation. The Dargah is built in Islamic architectural style featuring several holy verses inscribed on its wall.

     

    Deer Park -The Deer Park of Kamarpukur is a very popular destination for tourists. The park is dotted with lush green hilly terrains featuring some exotic varieties of flora and fauna. It also houses a vast number of deer species. There is a heavy flow of tourists in the parks during holidays and particularly in the summer season. Tourists can also go for nature walks, jogging and mild trekking inside the park.

     

    Boating - Kamarpukur is dotted with a number of tanks, ponds and canals. Many tourists visiting the place go for boating in these ponds and canals. The small lakes admiring the village also offer boating facilities at affordable rates. Moreover, no risk is involved in boating at this place.

     

    Goddess Visalakshi Shrine - The Goddess Visalakshi shrine located at the village of Anur, 3 km. away from Kamarpukur is another popular destination. The idol of Goddess Visalakshy worshipped in the shrine is highly revered by the local people. It is believed that Goddess Visalakshi is kind towards poor and needy people.

     

    Sri Ramakrishna Mathr - Ramakrishna Math established in 1947 in Kamarpukur, located in the Hooghly District of West Bengal is a pilgrimage location offering peace of mind to the tourists. This Math preserves the ancestral home as well as the holy birthplace of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsadev. A number of worship sessions, spiritual and physical exercises like yoga and meditation, religious classes are conducted in the Math. It also celebrates religious festivals and birthdays of eminent religious personalities. The Math operates a jute mill, which imparts training to the unemployed rural youth.

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  • Hotels of Kamarpukur

    Kamarpukur Lodge, Kamarpukur

    Kamarpukur

    Kamarpukur Lodge offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    Gadadhar Lodge

    Kamarpukur

    Gadadhar Lodge offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created fr

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    Relax Lodge

    Laha Bazar

    Relax Lodge offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created from

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  • Weather

     

    River Damodar - River Damodar originates in Chandwa village nestled on the Chota Nagpur Plateau. It flows eastward through the states of West Bengal and Jharkhand. The Damodar River passes through Kamarpukur before it merges with river Hooghly. The river is joined by a number of tributaries, which make the region fertile and offers visual pleasure with greeneries all around. Damodar is considered as a holy river by the locals too.

     

    Puratan Bari (Old House) - Puratan Bari or Old House was the ancestral home of Holy Mother Sarada Devi, where she lived for around 52 years from 1863 to 1915, along with her brother Prasanna Mukhopadhyay. Many disciples acquired Sanyasa and Brahmacharya from Holy Mother in this old house. Holy Mother used to worship Goddess Jagaddhater in this temple. Off late, Belur Math has purchased this property from the successors of the brother of Holy Mother.

     

    Talpukur Tank, Jairambati - Talpukur is a sacred tank (lake or pond) in Jairambati, nestled near the Simhavahini temple in the southeast part of the village. The water of the tank is utilized by the village folk for several purposes. Devotees visiting the temple, use the water to refresh themselves before offering prayers to the deities. The site is visited by many visitors during vacations to enjoy the natural beauty of the lake.

     

    Mother's Tank - The village of Jairambati is based mainly on agriculture and the lake called Mother Tank is the major source of irrigation in the village. The tank is also utilized for bathing and washing. Visitors enjoy nature walk along the bank of the lake. It is said that Holy Mother, Sarada Devi spent several hours on the banks of this lake during daytime, cutting grass for cows. The tank is considered as holy by the disciples of Ramakrishna.

     

    Haldapukur Tank - Haldapukur Tank is situated on the northern side of the Yogis’ Siva temple in Kamarpukur,, which is preferred by many visitor for its unpolluted ambiance. It is an ideal place for relaxation, away from the pulsating city. The tank is a re-excavated one, the water of which is clean and potable. The huge expanse of grounds is also ideal for children’s to play.

     

    Raghuvira Temple - The newly built Raghuvira temple was originally a small hut with thatched roofs and mud made floors and walls. The temple is devoted to lord Rama (Raghuvira). A salagrama of Raghuvira admires the temple. The temple also houses an earthen jar, which is believed to be of Goddess Sita and a Rameshwara Sivalinga. A salagrama of Narayana (Lord Vishnu) and a deity of Gopala are also worshipped here. The temple is frequented by tourists who come to the Ashram of Sri Ramakrishna.

     

    Gopeshwar Temple - Gopeshwar temple is an age-old temple located in the eastern side of the sacred home of Sri Ramakrishna in Kamarpukur. The temple is mainly dedicated to lord Shiva and the shivalinga, which is worshipped in the temple, was founded by Sukhlal Goswami or his forefather Gopilal Goswami, who were fervent devotees of Lord Shiva. Thousands of Lord Shiva’s disciple flock at the temple each year.

     

    Yogi Shiva Temple - Towards the north of the abode of Sri Ramakrishna, there stands the Yogi Shiva Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that the mother of Sri Ramakrishna conceived him, due to the celestial light that she envisioned emerging from an image of Lord Shiva. This temple is highly revered by the Shaivities. Pilgrims visit this temple to worship the idol of Shiva adorning the temple.

     

    Mukundapur Temple - The history of Mukundapur temple is closely related with the life of Sri Ramakrishna. It is believed that Gopeshwar Shiva instructed Sri Ramakrishna’s mother to worship in the Mukundapur temple and penance to make his child recover from madness. Ramakrishna’s mother took a fast for several days and went through many painstaking sufferings seeking the blessings of Gopeshwar Shiva. Finally, a soft voice told her that her son is not suffering from madness and he behaves differently for his divine powers.

     

    Dhani Kamarini Temple - Dhani Kamarini temple is located towards the southeast of Sri Ramakrishna’s house. There is a photo image of Sri Ramakrishna worshipping at this temple. Gadadhar, childhood name of Sri Ramakrishna was brought up from childhood by a blacksmith woman called Dhani. A small temple has also been built at this location admired with an oil painting featuring Dhani with the child Gadadhar in her lap. This temple is visited by devotees of Sri Ramakrishna every year. The temple is an ideal retreat for tourists seeking for devotion and seclusion.

     

    Garh Mandaran - Garh Mandaran is the remnant of a historical fort near to Kamarpukur. This ancient fort is believed to be of Afghan era. The tourists truly treasure the historical and archaeological values of this ruined fort. It also plays a major role in aiding the research of ancient Indian history and architectural designs. The location of the fort is also ideal for an evening outing.

     

    Dargah of Ismail Guji -Dargah of Ismail Guji is a major religious site, nestled in the outskirts of the village of Kamarpukur. This Dargah is revered by people of all faiths. The surrounding of the Dargah is also ideal for meditation. The Dargah is built in Islamic architectural style featuring several holy verses inscribed on its wall.

     

    Deer Park -The Deer Park of Kamarpukur is a very popular destination for tourists. The park is dotted with lush green hilly terrains featuring some exotic varieties of flora and fauna. It also houses a vast number of deer species. There is a heavy flow of tourists in the parks during holidays and particularly in the summer season. Tourists can also go for nature walks, jogging and mild trekking inside the park.

     

    Boating - Kamarpukur is dotted with a number of tanks, ponds and canals. Many tourists visiting the place go for boating in these ponds and canals. The small lakes admiring the village also offer boating facilities at affordable rates. Moreover, no risk is involved in boating at this place.

     

    Goddess Visalakshi Shrine - The Goddess Visalakshi shrine located at the village of Anur, 3 km. away from Kamarpukur is another popular destination. The idol of Goddess Visalakshy worshipped in the shrine is highly revered by the local people. It is believed that Goddess Visalakshi is kind towards poor and needy people.

     

    Sri Ramakrishna Mathr - Ramakrishna Math established in 1947 in Kamarpukur, located in the Hooghly District of West Bengal is a pilgrimage location offering peace of mind to the tourists. This Math preserves the ancestral home as well as the holy birthplace of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsadev. A number of worship sessions, spiritual and physical exercises like yoga and meditation, religious classes are conducted in the Math. It also celebrates religious festivals and birthdays of eminent religious personalities. The Math operates a jute mill, which imparts training to the unemployed rural youth.

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