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

 

Attitude & Confidence

The other day I was traveling to my when I heard this interesting conversation between the owner and the driver,I guess the owner had some rift with the driver…But the driver was totally nailing the owner with ht is witty excuses

But when the Owner finally decided to fire him…Here is what he said..

attitude-confidence

attitude-confidence

After few thoughts I actually understood what the driver meant to say–He was actually trying to justify his firing like”You fired me today,tomorrow someone else will hire me as there is no dearth of vehicles on the road”

And after getting what he said I was like that driver is a “Rockstar”

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 😛

And now I believe “Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder.. 😉 “

12th South Asian Games

12th South Asian Games

12th South Asian Games

The most exciting sports extravaganza of South-Asian Countries kind of South-Asian Olympics,is on the way and this time it landed on none other than the Northeast India.The event scheduled to begin from 5th Feb to 16th Feb’2016  with 8 countries,23 events and 2700 athletes and will be hosted jointly by Guwahati and Shillong,the state capital city of Assam and Meghalaya respectively.Out of these 23 events,16 will be held in Guwahati and 7 at Shillong.
Certainly a great boost to Northeast India,as this step will ensure NE India’s space in International arena..And we the Northeastern will be able to showcase our Culture,tradition and heritage to the entire world..The Opening Ceremony is scheduled to be held on 5th Feb at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium,Guwahati and on 6th Feb at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium,Shillong.

For the third time SA Games are being organized in India,earlier being in Kolkata(1987) and Chennai(1997) and starting 5th Feb onwards for 10 days it will be the colorful mixture of Sports,Tradition,Culture and much more…and these 10 days will go down in history a some of the most cherished moments for NE India and its people.. -)

The Logo of 12th SA Games has  8 petals representing the 8 nations,with Orchid flower and Gamosa in the middle as a symbol of Assamese Culture and Tradition used to welcome Guest

12th South Asian Games Logo

12th South Asian Games Logo

The Mascot is known as “Tikhor”-A Baby Rhino symbolizing the pride of Assam,he is sharp,naughty,playful,modern and energetic and  carries the message of Peace, Progress, and Prosperity in the South Asian region.

Tikhor-The Mascot

Tikhor-The Mascot

And the motto of 12th South Asian Games is “Play for Peace,Progress and Prosperity

Honorable Prime Minister of India “Shri Narendra Modi” will officially inaugurate the 12th South-Asian Games..So,come and be a part of the spectacular sporting extravaganza.

 

For More details Kindly Visit- South Asian Games 2016

Image Credit-Wikipedia