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Basistha Ashram Temple, Guwahati

Basistha temple, located in the south-east corner of Guwahati city, Assam, India, is a Shiva mandir constructed by Ahom King Rajeswar Singha in 1764 along with gift of land 835 Bighas for the ashram. The history of the Basistha Ashram where the temple is located dates back to the Vedic age. Architecture Legend / Local […]

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Purva Tirupati Sri Balaji Temple, Guwahati

The Tirupati Balaji Temple is a magnificent temple of the city, Guwahati. This shrine is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara and is considered to be a very holy place for the Hindu pilgrims. The temple has a very unique architectural design and is built over a large area of land. At the entrance of the temple […]

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Lalganesh Mandir, Kamrup

Lalganesh  a neighbourhood of Guwahati, Assam, India. It is a little far from the heart of the city. This place is famous for an old temple. Many people believe that if anyone wishes anything in this temple their wishes get fulfilled. Lalganesh is home to a wide range of markets and commercial centres. The real beauty of this place can be […]

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Lankeshwar Temple, Guwahati

Lankeshwar Temple is an ancient Shiva temple on top of a hillock in the western part of the Guwahati city near Guwahati University campus. The Lankeshwar Temple of Assam is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is placed atop a hill amidst a picturesque location. Lankeshwar is one of the many forms of […]

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Rudreswar Temple, Guwahati

The Rudreswar Temple was built by Ahom King Pramatta Singha (reign 1744 to 1751) in honour of his father Rudra Singha who died in August, 1714. It is located in North Guwahati in Mani Karneswar area on the northern bank of River Brahmaputra. The temple is located at the site where Rudra Singha was cremated […]

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Tilinga Mandir, Tinsukia

 Tilinga Mandir is located in Bordubi, a small town which is 7 km far from Tinsukia District of Assam. This is a famous Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in Upper Assam. Tilinga means ‘bell’ and mandir means ‘temple’ in Assamese and hence the temple is known as the “Temple of Bells” or “Tilinga Mandir”. This […]

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Navagraha Temple, Guwahati

The Navagraha Temple is a Hindu temple located in Guwahati, Assam, India. The temple is dedicated to the nine celestial bodies or grahas in Hindu astrology, which are Surya (Sun), Chandra (Moon), Mangal (Mars), Budha (Mercury), Brihaspati (Jupiter), Shukra (Venus), Shani (Saturn), Rahu (North Lunar Node) and Ketu (South Lunar Node). The temple is considered […]

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Ugra Tara Temple, Guwahati

Ugro Tara Temple is an important Sakti shrine dedicated to Tara (Devi) located in the western side of Jur Pukhuri in the heart of Guwahati city in the Latasil. Legend has it that the navel of Sati, first consort of Shiva, is related to this temple. The present temple of Ugra Tara was built by […]

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Sukreswar Temple, Kamrup

The Sukreswar Temple is an important Shiva temple in the state of Assam constructed in 1744 by Ahom King Pramatta Singha. King Rajeswar Singha who also promoted cause of the Saiva cult made financial provisions for the Sukreswar Temple in 1759. Leading down from the temple compound is a long flight of steps to the […]

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Umananda Temple, Guwahati

This Shiva Temple is located in “Umananda” the smallest river island in the midst of river Brahmaputra flowing through the city of Guwahati in Assam. The British named the island Peacock Island for its structure. According to Hindu mythology, Shiva created the island for his wife Parvati’s happiness and pleasure. Shiva is said to have […]