Mahabhairab Temple

About Mahabhairab Temple:

The temple was built during 8th to 10th century A. D. Cement-concrete idol of Ganesh and Hanuman are built in front of the temple door and are reckoned as Dwarpaals. The temple hosts an annual Shivratri fair which lasts for a week and is famous all over Assam. According to a legend, the original Mahabhairab Temple was built by Asura King, Banasura out of a stone. The main deity of this temple is Lord Shiva and it houses one of the world’s largest Shiva Lingams.

The temple is now managed by the Government of Assam through a managing committee headed by the Deputy Commissioner, Sonitpur. Maha Shivaratri the annual festival of Shaivite branch of Hinduism is celebrated in the temple complex with devotees coming from far and wide.Various puja are also conducted at this temple, pigeons are also freed that symbolizes that spirit of ancestors are being liberated. Best time to visit the temple is during the occasion of Shivratri. During the festival, huge number of devotees visit the temple.


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A place of worship and Ancient place
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, April, May, June, Summer, July, August, September, Monsoon, October, November, Spring
Location: Tezpur, Assam, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Tezpur Airport

The nearest Airport Tezpur Airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Tezpur Airport to Mahabhairab Temple is 11.9Kms

Railway Station: Tezpur railway station

The nearest Railway Station is Tezpur railway station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Tezpur railway station to Mahabhairab Temple is 3km

Bus Stand: ASTC Bus Stand

The nearest Bus Stand is ASTC Bus Stand. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between ASTC Bus Stand to Mahabhairab Temple is 1.8km

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