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Tamresvari Temple, Sadiya

Tamresvari Temple, Sadiya

The temple is dedicated to Goddess Tamresvari- a fierce form of Goddess Parvati. The ancient temple has a deep rooted tribal culture in the past. It is believed, even man sacrifice was popular during those…

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Shukleshwar Temple, Guwahati

Shukleshwar Temple, Guwahati

On the banks of River Brahma putra, atop a small hillock. Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Legend is the Shiva Linga of the temple is worshiped by Sri Shukracharya- the Guru of Asuras or…

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Umananda Temple, Guwahati

Umananda Temple, Guwahati

A well-visited temple of Guwahati, dedicated to Lord Shiva known as Umananda. Legend is associated with the story of Kamadahana. The story goes like this; After Goddess Sathi (lord Shiva’s first wife and daughter of…

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Hatimura (Goddess Durga) Temple, Silghat

Dedicated to Goddess Durga known as Mahishasura Mardhini. An ancient centre of Shakti worship. Present temple, built by the Ahom rulers, dates back to 18 nth century. Silghat is about 185 kilometers from Guwahati- the…

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Shiv Dol (Lord Shiva) Temple, Sibsagar

Shiv Dol (Lord Shiva) Temple, Sibsagar

A well-visited Hindu temple in the North-East India. The massive temple is the tallest Shiva temple in North East and one of the largest in the country. The temple has a height of about 104…

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Shiva Temple Negriting, Assam

A grand temple of Lord Shiva with beautiful sculptural work. The present temple dates back to the 18 nth century. The worship is done to a Shiva Linga known as Bana Lingam. According to the…

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Suryapahar, Goalpara

The temple on the Suryapahar hill was an important centre of Pragjyotish pura’s (Assam) astrological tradition. The sanctum sanctorum has a central figure and twelve other miniature figures in a seated posture. The centre figure…

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Navagraha Temple, Guwahati

Navagraha Temple, Guwahati

The Pragjothish, the ancient name of Assam, literally means ‘Eastern city of Astrology’. This land was famous as the centre of astrology in the past. Though this tradition has disappeared by the passage of time,…

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Haya Greev Madhav (Lord Vishnu) Temple, Hajo, Guwahati

Lord Vishnu killed the demon Jwarasura (by taking the form of Hayagreeva; the man-lion form or Narasimha) here at Munikuta parvat. He also took a dip in the nearby lake to refresh thereafter. The lake…

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Ashwaklanta (Lord Vishnu) Temple

A famous Hindu temple of the region, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple is on the banks of the river Brahmaputra. Legend says that Lord Krishna camped here to kill the demon Narakasur. After killing…

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