According to Hindu mythology, Ravana, the king of Lanka worshipped Lord Shiva at this place. His energies of worship are considered to be extremely high, to bless people who go there till now. It is said that once a person visits this temple, his all sins would be removed.
How to reach
By Surface Transport
The Nearest Bus stop is Guwahati 15 km. Tourists can avail the buses plying from different parts of the city. Guwahati City Bus Number 6 provides with direct public transportation.The temple is well connected by various modes of transport.
The Nearest Railway Station is Guwahati 12.9 km Connected to major cities railway stations like Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Chennai, Ajmer, Pali, Jaipur, Ahmedabad.
The Nearest Airport is
Guwahati Airport 12 Km which is well connected with regular domestic flights to
Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai and other metropolitan cities.
The temple was constructed by the then king of Guwahati city many centuries ago. Devotees visiting the temple need to climb almost 452 marble steps to reach the temple. The staircase has been built by the monetary contributions of the pilgrims.