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

 

Artist playing Dhol

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

Dhuliya playing Dhul

An Artist known as Dhuliya(One who plays Dhul) in Assamese playing at a stage show held at Orchid Park,Kaziranga

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 ๐Ÿ˜›

And now I believe “Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder.. ๐Ÿ˜‰ “