Category Guwahati

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…
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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…
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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…
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Navagraha Temple, Guwahati

The Navagraha temple is located in Chitrachal hill in the south eastern part of Guwahati city in Assam. The temple is devoted to Navagraha—the nine (9) major celestial bodies (Grahas) of Hindu astronomy. These celestial bodies are named Surya (Sun),…
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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…
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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…
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Basistha Temple, Guwahati

The Basistha temple, located in the south-east corner of Guwahati city is a Shiva mandir constructed by Ahom King Rajeswar Singha in 1764.The history of the Basistha Ashram where the temple is located dates back to the Vedic age. This…
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Asvakranta Temple, Guwahati

The Asvakranta Temple is one of the most important shrines of Lord Vishnu. The deity worshiped here is called Anantasayin Vishnu which refers to the sitting position of the lord Vishnu on the serpent. The Temple is located on the…
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Kedareswara Temple, Guwahati

Kedareswar temple is a significant medieval temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, constructed by the Ahom King Rajeswar Singha in the year 1753. The temple is located on the top of Madanchala Hillock in Hajo about 32Km from Guwahati, Assam. This…
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