Wednesday Jun 19, 2024

Guwahati Bhubaneswari Temple- Assam

Address

Guwahati Bhubaneswari Temple- Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam 781010

Diety

Amman: Bhubaneswari

Introduction

Bhuvaneswari Temple is an old temple, rooted on the Nilachal Hill in Guwahati, devoted to Goddess Bhuvaneswari. Like the Kamakhya Temple, the Ambubachi Fair happens here also on a significant extensive scale because this temple too is committed to Goddess Durga. It is said that this temple was built between the 7th and 9th centuries, dedicated to Goddess Bhuvaneswari. This temple is located at the top of the Nilachal Hills, a bit higher than the famous Kamakhya Temple in the city.

Puranic Significance

As per the Hindu mythology, Goddess Bhuvaneswari is considered as the feminine ruler of the universe. The spiritual ambience of the place blended with the beauty of nature. The otherworldly vibe of the place mixed with the magnificence of nature makes it a vital fascination of Guwahati. Maa Bhuvaneswari Temple arranged atop of Nilachal Hills is a bit higher from Maa Kamakhya temple. Temple encompassing grants grand perspective of Guwahati city and Holy Brahmaputra River. This is an old Temple with a very quiet climatic ambience. The Bhuvaneswari Temple is located very near to Maa Kamakhya Devi Temple.

Century/Period/Age

7th century

Managed By

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)- Assam

Nearest Bus Station

Guwahati

Nearest Railway Station

Guwahati station

Nearest Airport

Guwahati

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