Hayagriva Madhava Mandir(Temple)

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

Madhab Mandir Gate

Entrance to the Madhab Mandir,The steps are made from Stone Carvings

The Math

The Math

Sideways view of the main Temple..

Stone Carvings

Stone Carvings

Stone Carvings

Stone Carvings

 

Goddess Durga-Deity of Shaktism

Goddess Durga the mother of Shaktism in hindu mythology and one of the main Goddess for Hindus.She is called with many names,having many persona and many forms.

Goddess Durga

Goddess Durga

“The form of Shakti,The Destroyer of Evil,I bow to you mother with all my heart”

Goddess Durga

Goddess Durga

Smoke of Faith

Smoke of Faith

Smoke of Faith

A Devotee holds up a Dhuna Dani(vessel to burn resin),a tradition during prayer and puja.This was taken during Vijaya Dashami(Immersion Day of Goddess Durga).

Jhoomer Lights at a Durga Puja Pandal

Jhoomer lights are kind of decorative lights used at pandals and functions to give them an attractive look.And I am very fond of them.

Here is one captured at a Durga Puja Pandal at Rest Camp Maligaon,Guwahati

Jhoomer Lights

Jhoomer Lights

Dusk

When the day is about to end,Dusk offer a very soothing view to our eyes no matter where we are,that’s nature to us.

Dusk and A Boat

Dusk and A Boat

This was taken when the Sun was going down at the Mighty River Brahmaputra,Guwahati…Beautiful isn’t it?

Dusk and A Boat

Dusk and A Boat

This was taken using a mobile phone with 5 megapixel camera and to my astonishment it came like a masterpiece πŸ˜›

And now I believe “Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder.. πŸ˜‰ “