Nilachala Kutir (Oriya: ନୀଳାଚଳ କୁଟିର Bengali: নীলাচল কুটির, Hindi: नीलाचल कुटिर) is a religious residence, formerly owned by Swami Nigamanananda, located in the holy city of Puri, India on the shores of the turbulent Bay of Bengal. Nilachala Kutir is a one-storey building situated near the “Swargadwara” landmark in Puri, Odisha.
After retirement from Saraswata Matha, Swami Nigamananda came to Puri in 1923. Initially he stayed in a rented house called “Giri Kutir”.Thereafter, he bought and moved to a building house subletted from Govardhana Matha and spent the rest of his life there. The house was named “Nilachala Kutir” and continues to exist in its place today.
On the first day of the month of Vaisakha, 1924, “Griha Prabesha” (a spiritual ceremony performed when entering to a new house) was performed at the Nilachala Kutira in Puri. On 20 March 1930, Durga Charan Mohanty met Swami Nigamananda for the first time and on 23 March 1934,