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Fri, 26/08/2016 - 17:03

Nandipur Shakthi Peeth is the place where Sati’s necklace fell. Devi Sati is worshipped as Nandini and Lord Bhairav is worshipped as Nandikeshwar or Nandikishore.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

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

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?


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

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.

Timings and Events

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


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.

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