Temples of Hajo in Guwahati

It is a pilgrimage centre for Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims

It is a pilgrimage centre for Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims | Photo credit: Jugal Bharali/wikimedia

Temples of Hajo Overview

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The religious village of Hajo is situated on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River. About 30 kilometres away from Guwahati, Hajo is an ancient pilgrimage centre for Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims. There are quite a few temples in Hajo and all enjoy the reverence of their devotees. Most famous is the Hayagriva Madhava Temple atop the Monikut hill. Hindu as well as Buddhist pilgrims seek solace at this scared stone temple. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Hayagriva Madhava Temple is also known for its exemplary architecture. Other historically and religiously important temples in Hajo include the Madan Kamdev Temple on Dewangiri hill and the Kedareswara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

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About 30 kilometres from Guwahati