The little village of Sukharia, is located next to the Somra Bazar station, on the Bandel – Katwa rail line.Sukharia has the peculiarity of housing some of the finest temple architecture of Bengal built by Mitra Mustafi family.
About The Temple
Nistarini Temple is located at Sukharia in Hooghly district of West Bengal. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali. It was probably constructed in 1847 by the Mustafi family. This is one of the nava-ratna temple in this area. The temple was once flanked by a natmandir but it has long collapsed. Four pillars are all that remains of it. A few pillars and arches bear evidence to a glorious past.
The nearest airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, located at Dum Dum in Kolkata.
Sukharia is well connected with Kolkata by railway. The nearest railhead is Somra Bazar. You have to board a train heading Katwa from Howrah and get down at Somra Bazar station (after Guptipara). You can take a Rickshaw to reach the temples from the station.
Sukharia is well connected by road. The nearest major bus terminal is at Hooghly.
West Bengal, India,
Pincode – 712123.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Protection from evil
- Destruction of ego
Jayantii Manggalaa Kaalii Bhadrakaalii Kapaalinii Durgaa Shivaa Kssamaa Dhaatrii Svaahaa Svadhaa Namostu Te
Meaning -We salute the Devi Kali, who is always victorious and always auspicious, we offer salutations to Bhadrakali Devi who wears a skull garland, we salute Shiva's consort and the embodiment of self-control and supports all beings, Devi Durga, who is Swaha as well as Swadha. We offer our salutations to you.
Om Maha Kalyai Ca Vidmahe Smasana Vasinyai Ca Dhimahi Tanno Kali Prachodayat
Meaning -Om the great Goddess Kali who stays in the ocean of life and burial grounds, we focus our energies on you, may you grant us our wishes and bless us
Kaalika Kalahey Gorey Paathuthvaam Parameshwari Mandapey Thathra Mathangi Thatha Sowmya Swayamwarey
Meaning -Let the ever charming, mother of the universe, protect us and stay in this mandap and bestow her blessing on us as mother Mathangi.
Katyayani Mahamaye Mahayoginyadheeshwari Nandgopsutam Devipatim Me Kuru Te Namah
Meaning -Oh Goddess Katyayani, the great vigour of the Lord, the owner of great magical power and the mighty one who controls all, please make the son of Nanda Maharaj my husband. I offer my salutations to you.
Morning 6:00 am to Evening 9:00 pm