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Sculpture in this Temple

The main temple of the town is that of Maa Nandikeshwari’s temple. She is believed to be present in a big mounted rock, deep with vermillion, in the shape of the back of a tortoise (kurma). She is adorned with a silver crown and three golden eyes

Temple Events
Temple Events
Events related to this Temple

Special pujas and Yagnas are held on Buddha Poornima or Baishaki Poornima. Kalika Devi Puja is held on Amavasya. Besides, Navaratri is celebrated during Ashwija masa (September- October) with great fervour.

Temple Timings
Temple Timings
Timings of this Temple

The temple is open from 6.00 am to 10.00 pm daily.

By Road

There are many direct buses starting from various places in Birbhum.

By Rail

If one wants to reach through Railway route, one has to stop at Sainthia Railway station and the walking distance is hardly 10 minutes.

By Air

The nearest domestic airport is Kazi Nazrul Islam International Airport. The airport is roughly 74 kilometres from central Sainthia. The nearest international airport is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport at Dum Dum in Kolkata. Which are 198 kilometres from central Sainthia?

Extra Information

Here, several other momentous places are situated near Nandikeshwari temple – Bhairav temple (dedicated to Lord Shiva as Nandikeshwar, closely linked with the Devi temple), Lord Vishnu, Hanumanji, Ram-Sita, Dashavatar, Navdurga (situated in the temple premises) andLord Jagannath temple.

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