<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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() is a village, in the jurisdiction of Kotulpur
police station in the Bishnupur subdivision
in Bankura district
, West Bengal
Jayrambati is three miles to the west of Kamarpukur
and two miles to the east of Sihar - the birthplace of Hridayrama Mukhopadhyaya, a nephew of Sri Ramakrishna
. Bishnupur and Arambag
are twenty-seven miles and twelve miles distant respectively from Jayrambati.
The village, surrounded on all sides by green pastures, untrimmed meadows, trees and shrubs, has a rural atmosphere. The area that extends for about half a mile between this village and the Amodar is very fertile and yields all kinds of vegetables and other agricultural products.
Peace and prosperity
After the birth of Sarada Devi
, who is worshipped as Holy Mother, the spiritual consort of Sri Ramakrishna
, the village began to show signs of prosperity which was not so much in evidence before her advent. The main source of irrigation of the nearby cultivable lands is the big lake called 'Mother's Tank' where the visitors and the village-folk take their bath and get refreshed. It is said that the Holy Mother in her girlhood used to cut grass for cows in neck-deep water from this very tank. At present water is supplied to this reservoir from the river Amodar by means of an electric pump and is used for the irrigation of the surrounding fields.There is another tank called 'Barunjjey Pukur' (i.e.... Read More