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I went to Hayagriva Madhava Temple. The temple consists of three main parts –the shikhara, or the top, the center and the basement. The shikhara is pyramid-shaped. The base of the structure consists of huge brick pillars and there is a spacious entrance hall in...More
A well preserved and maintained Hayagriv Madhab temple which is said to be constructed in 5-6 th century rebuilt in 15 th century, with some portions of the old temple still existing. Excellent carvings on outside of temple,a row of elephants at bottom and scenes...More
The Hajo town in Kamrup district is about 25 km away from Guwahati and is visited by Hindus, Budhists and Muslims because of its several temples and Pav Mosque. First we visited Haygriva Madhav Temple situated on Monicut Hills. There are several shops and restaurants...More
While we were planning our trip to Guwahati we had very limited information on options available for sightseeing. Numerous websites and even tour/travel planners talked about using Guwahati as a stopover for visiting Kaziranga, Imphal, Cherrapunji, Pobitara etc. or using Guwahati for religious pilgrimage (visiting...More
Though most people are unaware, Hayagriva Madhava temple has been built alongwith Tirupati Balaji & Jagganth Puri temple, all Bishnu temples. Though this one is not so popular with rest of India, its very much followed by locals Assamese. Most beautifully located in Hajo town...More
A beautiful temple and a very interesting visit ,in particular, for a western tourist. The structure is trimmed by sculptures inspired by induism and when you get in it you can feel the holiness due to a place of worship but even the happiness and...More