Mahabhairav Temple in Tezpur Assam

Here is Some Information about Mahabhairav Temple in Tezpur Assam India.

Location: On a hillock in the outskirts of the tow
Built in: 8th to 10th century A.D
Built By: prehistoric monarch Bana
Dedicated to:Lord Shiva
Entry: Free
Photography:Allow
Temple Timing: 6:00 Am to 9:00 Pm
Significance: One of the most Temple
Visiting Timing: 1 Hour
Best time to Visit: Oct to Feb
Nearest Railway Station: Tezpur Airport(11 Km)
Nearest Air Port: Salonibari

The Mahabhairav Temple is Located On a hillock in the outskirts of the town in Aasam.The temple was built in 8th to 10th century A.D and built by prehistoric monarch Bana.The temple id Dedicated to Lord Shiva.Initially this temple was constructed with the help of stone and only seven stone rocks were used to construct it. But in later stage, a huge renovation work was done and the entire temple excluding the basement, reconstructed through concrete. Any of the temples in India, if renovated today, the original material will be lost and concrete will be used as the era is of concrete construction. During the reign of Ahom dynasty, various kings donated huge wealth for well being of this temple.

History and Architecture of  Mahabhairav Temple 

According to various archeological surveys this temple was constructed during 8th to 10th century AD. At that period, in Assam area the ruling dynasty was Salasthambha. It is evident from history that a stone temple existed at that place as some of the large pillars are still found as ruins in the close surroundings of the temple. With the time, damages occurred and original temple declined. At the same place this new temple was constructed. Another big damage demolished this temple in 1897 when a big earthquake hit the area. At present the temple is standing is the result of efforts of as monk namely Shri Swaymbhar Bharti who is popularly known in the area as Naga Baba. A Nut Mandir is also constructed near this temple. Later some idols of Lord Ganesha and Lord Hanuman made from concrete were established in this temple. Presently this temple is under observation by state government and all the administrative affairs are being looked after by Assam government.
How To Reach  Mahabhairav Temple  

By Road : Night bus services are available as well as private taxies for reaching this location. Though road is not in good condition but adventurous people go on this way.

By Rail: The Nearest Railway station is Tazpur Station.

By Air: The Nearest Airport is  Salonibari in Aasam.

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