The idol of Mata Sarbamangala is very very old (approx. 1000 years old) from time immemorial, people felt the existence of it in old literatures and holy books. This is an idol of Mata Durga with eighteen hands and bestowed on Lion MAHISHA MARDINI and is the first NABARATNA temple in the undivided Bengal. The structure of the temple manifests the unique blending of art and architecture of Terra-cotta style and popular architecture of the then Bengal. The historians have graciously depicted the historical importance and the archaic value of the temple. The Sarbamangala Temple is main historically importance tourist place in Burdwan District.
After abolition of the Zamindari, the then Maharaja of Burdwan Sir Uday Chand Mahatab formed and constituted a trust in the year 1959 and thereby handed over the deity in favour of the Trust Board and since then the Trust Board is managing and performing the seba puja and maintaining the properties of the deity.
Sarbamangala Mata Thakurani has an old heritage in the mind of all religious minded people. From very far off place of Burdwan District people assemble here and offer seba puja and even from remote corners of West Bengal people come here to offer their pujas and obtain blessingof the Mata Sarbamangala . It has become a holy place as well as a tourist spot in this State. In the festival days the number of devotees run into lakhs. They all come from different walks of life. The Government of India has notified this temple as the place of public worship considering its historical and archaeological importance vide Notification No. 11478 dated New Delhi the 7th day of September, 2000.
Main occasion of the temple Bengali New Years day i.e. 1st Baisakh, Bipadtarini Brata, Saradiya Durgotsov, Kali Puja, Nabanna and Shib Ratri Brata etc.