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Bor Bheti

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BOR BHETI




BOR BHETI a place of worship of assamese community in general and more precisely of MAYAMORA sect, is situated in " Malowpathar " North West direction of Jorhat, It was the dream of  Dharma Guru of the sect to establish a  BHETI for the rememberance of the Guru the  Assam. " Na-Laguwa " an annual festival is held here in the month of November each year. on the ocassion thousands of worshippers throng this area with full fun and fare and community feasting takes place after offering of rituals.This practice is continued since year 1768 and presently its peripheri is increasing year by year.  This BOR BHETI is blessing the human kind with peace & prosperity and better social understanding. I was fortunate to visit this pious place today.



Call of Gibbon

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It was a rare experience to see and hear the call of Gibbon in the middle of a reserve forest in Mariani in Jorhat Dist. of  Assam. Early in the morning at around 6.00am started from Jorhat town to reach Hoollongapar Reserve Forest. This dense reserve is evergreen forest and with tall and heavy built trees. Hoolongapar Reserve Forest derived its name from Hoolong Tree which happens to be "State Tree of Assam".
                                                    "HOOLONG" State tress of Assam


Hoolongapar forest is having Rich flora & fauna which makes it a very rich Bio-Diverse forest Its aged old tall trees are always a home of Indian ape Gibbon. As our Guide Mr.Bora informed about this forest that it is having 108 nos of Gibbons which very social in nature. Generally Gibbons are family oriented apes. They live in a group of 3/4 members,which comprises of Male, female and their siblings. These Gibbons are very sensitive to their area and make round of their re…

DEOPANI Temple

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Pilgrimage tour of DEOPANI Temple in Karbi Anglong, Assam

On the 15th June 2016 ,I along with family members specially my mother started for DEOPANI Mandir ( Temple), a scared place in the hill dist. of Karbi Anglong. To reach Deopani from Jorhat we surpassed Golghat and Silonijan area and it took around 2.30 hrs to reach there by our  private car. Public transport takes around 4 hours to reach Deopani. Buses ply  regularly between Golaghat to Bokajan/Dimapur one can drop at Deopani to reach Temple.
Deopani Temple where Goddess Durga is worshipped is situated in lush green environment  amid a Tea garden.

                                                              The Ribbon Tied Tree


                                                         A Tortoise in the Pond



Main Entrance in the Temple Complex

Mandir (Temple) is having very old pond and it is full of Tortoise and other fish species. Local people have very high respect and visits this place for wishes. It is having a very big tr…

Majuli the largest River Island

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Tha Land of  SATRAS. Majuli is situated in the middle of only male river "Brahamputra" in the state of Assam. It is the largest river island in the world and also a hub of assamese neo-vaishnavite culture. Its scenic beauty adds spark to its rich culture. Farming, fishing, dairying, pottery,handloom and boat-making are the main occupations of the localities of this place.
              So, my journey for Majuli began from jorhat on my red bike. It took 25 minutes to reach Nimati ferry ghat from Jorhat. Thereafter, me, my red bike along with my friend boarded a ferry to reach Kamlabari ferry ghat situated in the island of  Majuli.Ferry Services startes at 7.30am morning from Nimati and continues up to 3.00pm. and from Kamalabari it Starts at 7.00am and contnues up to 3.30pm .
              After having tea at kamlabari bazar we headed towards Auniati satra. The satra is not just a monastery, but a centre of traditional performing arts. The monastery consists of a temple surr…

Assam travellers paradise

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I live in Assam a very beautiful state of Northeast India. Guwahati is its Capital city and entry point for entire Northeast. Be it Railways be it Surface Transways or be it Airways Guwahati is well developed and well connected city with rest of India.

Very rich in terms of Natural beauty as welll as natural resources. Tea,Coal and oil is found in bounteous. World's first crude oil refinery was established in Digboi in Tinsukia Dist of Assam  as early as in the year 1901 and the oldest Oil well is still in operation. Digboi is having a golf course for Golf lovers and a major tournament held here annually.

One can visit Tea estate in  Assam. Assam produces major chunk of Black Tea in India. Maniram Diwan was the 1st Assamese person to cultivate Tea in Cinamara Jorhat which is still  producing tea.Assam tea is famous for its strong liquor where as Darjeeling tea is for its strong aroma.

Tough Assam is considered as  Tea Capital of India but apart from Tea & Oil another attracti…