A temple preaching Hinduism dating back to 6th Century situated at Hajo,which is around 30Kms from Guwahati City.
This Temple is a famous tourist spot as well as pilgrimage center among the locals as well as people coming from different parts..It is famous for its Stone Carvings and this temple was initially built with Stones and represents the assamese arts,the deity worshiped here is of “NaraShima”,the fourth incarnation of Lord Vishnu of Half Man-Half Lion.
Here are some of the Snaps of this Temple…
Madhab Mandir Gate
Entrance to the Madhab Mandir,The steps are made from Stone Carvings
Dhol is a musical instrument used all over India during different festivals and celebrations in various shapes and sizes,and playing them in Assam is no exception.Assamese People generally plays them during Bihu Celebrations and are widely used in functions and gatherings.It is a symbol of Heritage,Culture and Tradition of Assam
Dhuliya playing Dhul
An Artist known as Dhuliya(One who plays Dhul) in Assamese playing at a stage show held at Orchid Park,Kaziranga
The famous Vaishnavite Saint Mahapurash Srimanta Sankardeva was born at Borduwa and there he founded the first ever “Than” known as BataDrava Than situated in Nagaon district nearly 15 kms from Nagaon Town.
This “Than or Satra” has very religious importance as Srimanta Sankardeva started preaching Vaishnavite Religious ideas to his disciple in this Satra.
This place is well-connected from Nagaon Town by Bus,taxis or Tempos and One can reach Nagaon from Guwahati by Bus or Train.