Temple of Sree Choitanner Matutalai

Type: Temple
Contributed By: Nayeem


Temple of Sree Choitanner Matutalai lies at Joypur of Bhubal Upazilla, 8 km away from Shayestaganj at Sreemangal-Shayestaganj road. This temple is very holy place for Hindu community, since it’s been the mother’s home of Sree Choitanner, the founder of ‘Boishnob’ religion.

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How to go

It is located in Bahubal Upazila which is 14.8 km away from Shayestaganj, 111 km away from Habiganj. After reaching Habiganj a person may take bus or CNG auto rickshaw and head towards Sylhet-Moulvibazar highway. Bahubal Upazila in on the way to Moulvibazar from Sylhet.

How To Reach: Habiganj District

It is approximately 151 km away from Dhaka and 31 km away from Habiganj.

The following buses leave from Dhaka to Habiganj:

1. Diganta Paribahan
Departure time from Dhaka- from 9:10 AM-7:45 PM.
Departure time from Habiganj-From 5:30 AM to 3:00 PM.
Phone: 01711329944, 0831-52873 (Habiganj), 01718016963 (Dhaka)

2. Agradut Paribahan
Departure time from Dhaka 9:10 AM to 7:45 PM.
Departure time from Habiganj-7:10 AM to 6:30 PM.
Phone: 01718600551, 0831-52351 (Habiganj), 01716038961

3. Bismillah Paribahan
Departure time from Dhaka 6:30 AM to 7:10 PM.
Departure time from Habiganj-5:45 AM to 4:30 PM.
Phone: 01711908684, 0831-52371 (Habiganj)

There are trains heading towards Shayestaganj from Dhaka. Shayestaganj is 24km away from Habiganj. You can also reach Habiganj via train trough Shayestaganj. You need to take a bus or CNG auto rickshaw to reach Habiganj from Shayestaganj.

The trains are:
1. Parabat Express: Departure time from Dhaka-6:40 AM, Arrival time at Shayestaganj-10:05 PM.
Off day at Shayestaganj: Tuesday.

2. Kalini Express: Departure time from Shayestaganj-9:25 AM, Arrival time at Dhaka-1:25 PM.
Off day in Dhaka: Friday.

3. Jayantika Express: Departure time from Dhaka- 2:00 PM, Arrival time at Shayestaganj- 8:05 PM. No off days in Dhaka. Departure time from Shayestanganj-11:18 AM-4:00 PM.
Off day in Shayestaganj: Thursday.

4. Upabon: Departure time from Shayestaganj-10:00 PM, Arrival time at Dhaka-1:50 AM.
Off day in Dhaka: Wednesday.

Where to Stay

Accommodation facilities in Habiganj are as follows:
1. Hotel Al Jamil:
Address: Jamil Complex, Old Bus stand.
2. Hotel Sonar Tori:
Address: Ashraf Jahan Complex, Kali Bari Road.
3. Karim Rest House:
Address: Post office road.
4. Khaja Rest House:
Address: Tinkona Pukur Par.
5. Hotel Banani:
Address: Town Hall Road.
6. Bondhon Rest House:
Address: Cinema Hall Road.
7. Circuit House:
Phone no. 083152224

Things to do

1. View the aesthetic of this ancient temple.
2. Observe the way of Hindus worship.
3. Take pictures for photographic collections.

Eating Facilities

You need to search for local restaurants nearby. There are a few restaurants there. You may also carry your own food & water.


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