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Kamakhya Temple:

Situated on Nilachala hill 10 km from the Guwahati Railway station, is one of the most important religious places in the country. It attracts a very large number of worshippers from all over the country. The temple represents Shaktism, a particular phase of religion and is regarded as belonging to a goddess which represents the pro-culture aspect of nature. Pilgrims from Nepal and Bangladesh also come to the temple to worship Mother Goddess. The scenic beauty of the place which overlooks the river Brahamaputra from the temple and hill are added attractions.


Hajo (Guwahati):

Batadrawa Satra and Shrine
:- 14 kms from Nagaon town, Batadrawa is the birthplace of famous Vaishnava reformer Sankerdeva.

Barpeta Satra and Kirtanghar :- This famous Shrine and Kirtanghar attracts Vaishanavas from all over India. It was established by Madhadeva, the greatest disciple of Shankerdeva.

Kamakhya and Bhubaneswari Temple :- This temple is on the top of the Nilachal hill some eight kms from Guwahati. This temple is dedicated to Shaktism and the different sculptures in the temple premises date back from eighth to seventeenth century. Devotees from all over India converge on this holy place during Ambubachi Mela and Manasha Puja.

Navagraha Temple :- As the name indicates, this temple is dedicated to the nine planets in the solar system. It is situated on Chitrachal hill in Guwahati and is a center of astrological and astronomical research.

Vasistha Ashram :- This Ashram is 16 kms from Guwahati and is believed to have been established by the great Sage Vasistha. It is located on the Sandhyachal hills. The ashram has a bestowing charm of its own. It is an important pilgrimage with rivulets Sandhya, Lalita and Kanta converging here.

Umananda Temple :- The great Shiva temple situated on the pea-cock island in the middle of Brahamaputra in Guwahati attracts devotees from all over the country during the Shivaratri celebrations.

Hayagriva-Madhab Temple :- Hajo, about 20 Kms. from Guwahati is the meeting place of Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism. It is an important pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists both.

Poa Macca :-At Hajo itself there is this Poa Macca. It is a pilgrimage for Muslims. It is believed that by offering prayers here a faithful gains one fourth spiritual enlightenment of what could be gained at Macca.

Shivadol :- It is the tallest Shiva temple in North East India. It is located in Sibsagar. This temple is on the banks of a huge lake where thousands of migratory birds are seen during winter.

Dargah of Ajan Pir :- The dargah of Muslim saint Shah Aulia alias Ajan Fakir, who led a Muslim reform movement in Assam, is a revered place of pilgrimage for the Muslims and Hindus alike.This is in a place known as Sahaguri Chapari near Sibsagar.

Maha Bhairav Temple :- Dedicated to Lord Shiva this temple is the oldest Shiva shrine in the region. It is located in Tezpur town.

Other Places of religious importance

Navagraha Temple
Basistha Temple
Balaji Temple

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