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Navgraha temple.

Its an ancient temple on a hill originally built to study Hindu astronomy's 9 major celestial... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2019
Raj_Josh
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
A Unique Navagraha Temple in Guwahati

In Guwahati one finds unique temples with structures quite different from those of other places. In... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2019
Somaseshu
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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's seems little exciting to be in this Temple, as it's all dark and Diya lights on linga, make the ambience interesting. worshipping the 9 planets for betterment of life is one of the oldest tradition in Hindu mythology.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 24 January 2019

Its an ancient temple on a hill originally built to study Hindu astronomy's 9 major celestial bodies. Very nice worshipping place. Beware of monkeys roaming around.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

In Guwahati one finds unique temples with structures quite different from those of other places. In Kamakhya the Goddess is worshipped in the form of Yoni in a dark cave with flowing water. In Ugratara temple a small tank filled with water is considered as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

Nabagraha in the past was an important astronomical centre, so much so that the building was dedicated to the nine planets, as well as the epicentre of the tantric cult.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kalyan P
Reviewed 16 December 2018

This is the temple which all having any "Graha Dosha" should visit. It is advisable to stick to simple pooja and not go for any rituals as may be advised by the people around the temple.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sandeep S
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Unlike Navagraha temples in other parts of India which consists of nine different temples, each associated with a single “graha” or planets, the Navagraha Temple in Guwahati is a single temple devoted to “Navagraha”, the nine celestial bodies of Hindu Astronomy. Each of the celestial...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

The temple is located on the top of a hill well inside Guwahati.The temple has all idols of Navagrahas.But the temple is not clean & is a bit slippery due to oil on the floor offered to various dieties.But one should be beware of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Built by king Rajeshwar of Ahom kingdom in 1752, the temple was renovated during 1925-40, this unique temple is probably one of its kind in India. Nine phallic shaped huge Shivlings representing Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Rahu and Ketu are installed on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Its a heritage temple wherein you can see spectacular view of Guwahati city. But kindly beware of monkeys in temple premises.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

There are nine Shivalingams, representing the nine Celestial bodies, each covered with a colored garment symbolic of each of the celestial bodies, with a Shivaligam in the centre symbolizing the Sun.It was learnt that this temple was built by Ahom King Rajeswar Singha in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Subramanian V
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Response from reubenranjanfern2017 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is available within the temple premise. No you don't need to climb a lot.
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binudraja56
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Response from dossierz | Reviewed this property |
You have to be more specific, however almost all of Guwahati hills have same vegetation cover, Navagraha temple has lots of green bushes, trees and not much commercialize. Temple is specifically surrounded by monkeys.
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