|Ram Hari Biswas Ghat Rd, Shibbati Para, Bose Para, Khardaha, West Bengal 700116
|How to go:
|From Panihati one visit all the places by toto. If you are using two wheeler, you are the king. By putting all the destinations on google map, you can visit those. From Panihati or Khardah BT road, all places are on left in river side.
|Usage of local transport
|Using 4 wheeler is a bit difficult due to narrow lane most of the places
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26 Shiv Temple - A religious and wealthy person from Bangladesh, Ramhari Biswas came to India and started living here. He is the one who started building 12 Shiva temple in Khardah. After his death in 1803, his two son Pran Krishna Biswas and Jagmohan Biswas had taken initiative to build rest of the 14 temples in that area. All the temples are 'Atchala' type. 20 temples are surrounded by a square ground and face to each other and other 6 temples are being built beside the campus and facing Ganges and stand into a series. Local devotees of lord Shiva worship daily and during Rash Purnima and Shiv Ratri this place become very crowded by local people in that area.
It is a small but very beautiful temple of Lord Gopinathji located at khardah Shyamsundar Thakur Bari Road ,a stone throw distance of Radhyashyam Sundar temple and just opposite of kunjabai. Amongst many temple s this temple also attracts the visitors round the year specially on the occasion of hindu ceremonies like jhulan yatra,Rashyatra ,Durgapuja etc As Lord Gopinath resembles Lord Radhyashyam, people comes here to offer puja after offering. Puja to Radhyashyamsundarji.
Madan Mohan Temple
Madan Mohan Temple is sanctified with the footsteps of Sri Chaitanya and Sri Nityananda Mahaprabhu whom the Vaishnavites believed to be the reincarnations of Lord Krishna and his elder brother Lord Balaram. The temple of Sri Sri Madan Mohan Jiu is situated in this holy town of Khardah. The temple faces the West and it is in Atchala style. The octave metal made idol is standing on a lotus. Several festivals like Baisakhi Purnima, Ful Dol, Jhulan in the Bengali month of Shraban, Janmastami and Radhastami in the Bengali month of Bhadra, Rasyatra and Annakut are organised in the temple. In 2018, the West Bengal Heritage Commission declared the temple as heritage.
The Rash Mancha of Sukhchar is a famous historical landmark which was was established with a temple of Radha Gobindaji. A festival and fair is held here on every month of Magha. The surrounding area adjoining the Rash Mancha could be a little bit more cleaner. Rickshaws to Rash Mancha are available from Balaram Hospital Stop on B.T.Road. It is also located at only 10 minutes walking distance from Shyam Sundar Ferry Ghat in Khardah from where autos to Khardah Railway station are also available.
Baro Mandir Ghat
The Baro Mandir Ghat was built by Sri Nabin Chandra Dutta about 200 years ago in 1213 Bengali Era. Nabin Chandra Dutta constructed the ghat along with twelve adjacent Shiva temples in memory of his father Harish Chandra Dutta. According to the history associated with the ghat, during the observation of 'Tarpan' rituals by Sri Harish Chandra Dutta in the Ganges at Kolkata, he saw a pregnant woman fell down on the steps of the ghat while carrying a water-filled pitcher and soon after the incident she died there due to miscarriage. Harish Chandra decided to build a ghat that would be easy to access by any pregnant woman. Thus the ghat was constructed on his direction. The Shiva Lingas (Idols of Lord Shiva) are made of Nilkanthi Kashthi Pathar (Black Basalt Stone). There is a surrounding garden with many beautiful sculptures in traditional architectural artworks.
Tran babur Ghat
One thing for sure that any ghat on the bank of river Ganga will defiantly gives you a divine pleasure. Tran babur Ghat has no more exception. Everyone can spend quality time here. And this Ghat is very much safe for taking bath. The immense beauty specially in the evening will take you to the next level. This ghat is very much private and only local people avail it. This is very near to Panihati ferry ghat.
Shri Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Temple
শ্রীশ্রী চৈতন্য মহাপ্রভুর শ্রীমন্দির পানিহাটি আনুমানিক ২০০ বছর পূর্বে এই মন্দির প্রতিষ্ঠিত হইয়া ছিল। পানিহাটির মধ্যে শুধুমাত্র এই মন্দিরে শ্রীচৈতন্য মহাপ্রভু ষড়ভূজরুপে বিরাজ করছেন। মন্দিরে প্রতিষ্ঠিত ষড়ভূজ মূর্তির প্রথম দুই হস্তে ধনুর্বাণ, ক্রেতাযুগের প্রভু রামচন্দের প্রতীক, মাঝে দুই হস্তে দ্বাপরের শ্রীকৃষ্ণচৈতন্যদেবের দণ্ড (করঙ্গ) ও কমন্ডুলু। শ্রীকৃষ্ণচৈতন্যদেব তাঁর প্রিয় ভক্ত পণ্ডিত সার্বভৌমের নিকট তাঁর ষড়ভূজরুপ প্রকাশ করেছিলেন।গৌরাঙ্গ মহাপ্রভু এবং নিত্যানন্দ প্রভুর ডান পাশের সিংহাসনে জগন্নাথ-সুভদ্রা-বলরাম প্রতিষ্ঠিত আছেন।আর মহাপ্রভুর বামপাশে আরেকটি সিংহাসনে শ্রী শ্রী রাধাকৃষ্ণের বেশ বড় চিত্রপট এবং তার সামনে রাধাকৃষ্ণের যুগল মুরতি। সিংহাসনের নীচের দিকে গৌরাঙ্গ মহাপ্রভুর চরণ চিহ্ন স্মৃতি ফলকে সযত্নে রক্ষিত আছেন।