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The Templenet Encyclopedia - Temples of North Eastern India

1 Asvakranta Temple at Guwahati in Assam: Temple with interesting carvings enshrines a reclining image of Vishnu of great workmanship.

2 Barpeta Satra at Barpeta near Guwahati in Assam: This Vaishnavite congregational site is decorated with finely engraved and painted wooden panels and ceilings.

3 Dah Parbatiya Temple at Tezpur in Assam: Ruins of the oldest and finest piece of architectural work in Assam.

4 Devi Dol Temple at Gaurisagar near Golaghat in Assam: This is a temple dedicated to Devi with interesting architectural and sculptural features.

5 Devi Temple at Shibsagar in Assam: A large temple dedicated to Devi on the banks of the Shibsagar tank.

6 Govindaji Temple at Imphal in Manipur

7 Hatimura Temple at Silghat in Assam: Mahisamardini temple, an important center of Sakti worship, a brick temple built over old stone temple ruins (17th century).

8 Hayagriva Mahadeva Temple at Hajo near Guwahati in Assam: An imposing temple with a shikhara and interesting sculptural work where the presiding deitiy is worshipped as the Man Lion incarnation of Vishnu by the Hindus and as Budha by Budhists. (Ancient temple rebuilt in the 16th century)

9 Kamakhya Temple at Guwahati in Assam: A center for Shakti worship (a Peetha), rebuilt in the 16th century - on Neelachal Hill and is a good specimen of Assamese sculptural work.

10 Kedareswara Temple at Hajo near Guwahati in Assam

11 Navagraha Temple at Guwahati in Assam: Located on Chitrachal hill and once a center for the study of astrology this temple dates back to the 17th century.

12 Negriting Temple at Shibsagar in Assam: Shiva temple dating back to the 17th century rebuilt on a hill in the 18th century. A grand temple with beautiful sculptural work.

13 Sib Dol Temple at Shibsagar in Assam: This Shiva temple on the banks of the Shibsagar Tank is an important landmark in the artistic history of Assam.

14 Sukreswara Temple at Guwahati in Assam: Said to be worshipped by Sage Sukra, this 18th century temple is said to have the largest lingam in India.

15 Sun Temple at Goalpara in Assam: A relatively modern temple enshrines a circular stone tablet with 12 Adityas with Kasyapa in the center. The Surya Pahar hill is virtually a picture gallery of archeological remains.

16 Tamresvari Temple at Sadiya in Assam: Ruins of this temple represent one of the oldest and important temples in the region - a center of tantric worship.

17 Ugra Tara Temple at Guwahati in Assam: This important Sakta shrine dates back to the 18th century.

18 Umananda Temple at Guwahati in Assam: Located on peacock island in the middle of a river accessible by ferry this 17th century temple (later rebuilt) has some fine rock cut figures.

19 Vasishtashrama Temple at Guwahati in Assam: The Shiva temple in Vasishtashrama is the last Ahom monument in the Guwahati region. (18th century)

20 Vishnu Temple at Shibsagar in Assam: A three acre temple dedicated to Vishnu on the banks of the Shibsagar tank.

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