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Temples

Mahabhairav Temple Tezpur

Assam, Sonitpur

Located at a hillock on the northern part of Tezpur, Assam, Mahabhairav Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that the temple has been established by King Bana in the pre- historical times. The temple is now managed by the Government through a managing committee headed by the District Deputy Commissioner.

Legend

According to the legends, King Banasura built this temple to worship Lord Shiva. It is said that the Shiva linga of this temple is made of living stone which grows over slowly by the years.

Architecture

The centuries old temple had been destroyed and rebuilt several times. Originally, the temple was built in some time within the 8th and 10th century by a hermit called Bana. Later on, with the passage of time, the temple also faced decadence

Darsan Info

Timings : Mahabhairav Temple is open from morning to evening.

Travel Support

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Darsan Dresscode

No Specific dress code to visit Mahabhairav Temple

Culture

The North-Eastern state of Assam is one of the largest states in India and is blessed with excellent weather, flora and fauna. The state is blessed with the mighty Brahmaputra River that is one of the major sources of water for irrigation and livelihood for the local people out there. The national parks and reserves of Kaziranga and Manas are often visited by the tourists to explore the widest range of rhinos in India.
Defining Assam will be incomplete without mentioning about the heavenly tea they produce. The Assam tea has achieved the international reputation for its strong flavor.                                                  
Besides the breathtaking views of nature, Assam boasts of its century-old cultures that they have preserved till date. It is said that Assam is the meeting ground of innumerable cultures. Today's Ahomiya people or the inhabitants of Assam are said to have their origins from the different racial stocks including Indo-Iranian, Burmese, Mongolian, and Aryan groups.
'The Ahomiyas have a strong cultural background. With their indigenous form of music and dance, Assam has created a place in the cultural platform across India and the world.  Bihu, Tea Folk's Jhumur Dance, Bagurumba, Deodhani, Bhortal Nritya, Satriya Nritya are some of their finest performing arts.
Assam also houses some of the ancient temples of the world. During the era of the Kamrupa Kings, the temples were mostly built. Kamakshya Devi Temple, Umananda Temple, Nabagraha Temple, Vasistha Temple and Ashram, Bhuvaneswari Temple, Janardana Temple etc are some of the worth mentioning century-old Hindu shrines, enriched with legends, history, and architecture.

Location and Contact

Mahabhairav Temple, Mahabhairab, Tezpur, Assam

+91 371220005

Pilgrims to the Mahabhairav Temple Tezpur can conveniently avail both the roadways as well as the airways. Tezpur is well connected with all the major railways stations. Devotees can also avail flights to visit the temple of Mahabhairav in Northern Assam. At the same time the bus services of the ASTC is excellent. From all the places across Assam, daily busses are available. People from outside Assam can also reach Tezpur via the NH-37.

Additional Info

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    Hotel Luit, Hotel KRC Palace
    Hotel DL
    Adityas Hotel Centre Point
    Himalaya Hotel
    Adityas Greenpoint Resort
    Hotel Parijat, Hotel Kalash
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Temple Rituals

Nitya Puja, morning and evening aarti and bhoga distribution

Regular Offerings

Devotees visiting Mahabhairav Temple bring sweets, flowers, garlands, incense sticks, candles for the deity.

Special Rituals

Special rituals are performed during Maha Shivratri

Famous Festival

Maha Shivaratri

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