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The incredible Pilgrimage Centre OF Assam Hajo

The incredible Pilgrimage Centre OF Assam Hajo

 

The incredible Pilgrimage Centre OF Assam Hajo

The incredible Pilgrimage Centre OF Assam Hajo

Hajo is the most divine and  enthralling place.  It is popular for the blissful temples like  Hayagriva Madhav temple ,Kedareswara temple and Ganesh temple . Apart from this temples there is also a mosque named Poa Mecca which is very holy and pure place  for the  muslims.

Moreover, the area is also dotted with  other sacred artifacts and a number of ancient temples. Hajo is an ancient pilgrimage  centre. It has  temples for three  religions Hindu , Muslims and Buddhists.

It is 24 km away from the city Guwahati . It  lies on the banks of Brahmaputra  River, in the Kamrup district of Assam, India.  As the place has number of temples, it is an extremely  extensive destinations for a religious and spiritual person.  The place has a fantastic tourist attraction. It is mostly famous for Hayagriva Madhava temple. It is situated on the Monikut hill. The hill is situated in Hajo of Assam which is around 30 km to west of Guwahati. It is a Stone temple, one  can enter to a temple through a long stone stairway.

The incredible Pilgrimage Centre OF Assam Hajo

Some  Buddhists believed that the lord Buddha has attained Nirvana in this temple.  The  structure of the temple was constructed by  the king Raghudeva Narayan in 1583.It enshrines an image of  Hayagriva Madhava.  On the body of the temple the rows of elephant are seen and it reflects the assamese art and culture. As this temple preaches both Hinduism and Buddhism, it attracts a number of devotes and Buddhist monks every year from faraway places. Moreover, there is a big pond  near the temple with tortoises. It adds to the attraction.  Hayagriva Madhava  temple is completely a place of harmony and admiration.

In addition to  Hayagriva Madhava Mandir ,another mosque, Hajo Powa Mecca  is situated there . It  is the most  famous  religious spot of the muslim community  in Assam. It is said that Puwa- Mecca was constructed from the soil that was brought from the city of Mecca itself. This sacred Mosque was built  in 1657 AD , during the reign of the famous Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan by Sujauddin Mohammed Shah. Moreover the best part of the Puwa Mecca is , the Hindu pilgrims of the region also visit this holy place.

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