Loading...

Bhairavi Temple

About

Details

The temple is situated at a place- Kolibari outskirts of Tezpur in Sonitpur district Assam, India. There were many small scattered elements left, from the time of Dwapar Yuga, architectures engraved those unstructured elements into structured sanctuaries and designed and then built accordingly inside the temple premises.

In some kilometres, the Bamuni Hills are situated where people can enjoy the beauteous scene of the palace that built many centuries ago. On the walls of the temple, the stone is engraved and the craftwork on stone carvings is from the 9th century. Due to an Earthquake, the 400-year- old ‘Bhairavi temple and a nearby building suffered damage to 2nd and 3rd stories and henceforth the earthquake resulted in cracked pillars and an unhinged roof. Due to this severe damage, the religious Pooja ceremonies or daily prayers have come to an end.

District Deputy Commissioner is now managing the temple. Borthakur’s of Tezpur, Shri Dilip Borthakur, Shri Barenya Ranjan Barthakur  and Shri AdityaPrakash Barthakur. These are the persons who look over the overall maintenance of the temple shrines, the deities and the management stuffs.

History

Bhairavi temple was built, 400 years back. However as such there is not much information given in Puranas about the establishment of this temple. It is believed that the Goddess Bhairavi is an incarnation and Mahavidya of Maa Durga Devi. This temple is one of the important ‘Shakti Peeths’ of India. The temple has an incredible field of vision as it is towards the Kolia Bhomora Setu across the veer famous Brahmaputra River. The temple beautiful whereabouts is also called as Bhairabi Devalaya by local people of Assam. According to the mythology, Usha who was the daughter of mighty Asura King Banasura of Dwapara Yuga used to visit this sanctuary for worshipping the Goddess- Bhairavi from 5000 BC. In Ancient Indian scripture, it was stated that this was the divine ‘abode’ of Maa Durga.

On each and every occasion, a ritual of slaughtering and offerings of goats, ducks, pigeons, etc. still exist here. A very long staircase is made at the entrance which leads to the temple gate. Many shops and vendors are available outside the temple premise to purchase –Fruits, Pooja Samigiri, ghee lamps, sweets etc. that are offered during Pooja Ceremonies , Aarti  Timings and Archanas  to get blessings. 

Festivals Observed

Festival Celebrated: Durga Puja and Navratri are celebrated annually and various Pooja ceremonies with religious rituals are performed in a very grand manner.

Puja Timings

Map

Recommended Temples

Devi Dol Temple

Devi Dol Temple

Lord Shiva is worshiped here and the main deity of the temple is the Goddess Mahisamardini. The god

Read more

Kamakhya Temple

Kamakhya Temple

This is the only Hindu temple which worships the natural phenomenon of female menstruation. The Kam

Read more

Shri Shri Doul Govinda Temple

Shri Shri Doul Govinda Temple

Doul Govinda Temple is one of the most important temples of Guwahati, Assam. It is situated on the

Read more

Ugratara Temple

Ugratara Temple

This is a famous Tara Devi temple situated in the eastern part of Guwahati city and on the western

Read more

Umananda Temple

Umananda Temple

This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated at the Peacock Island, just in the centre of

Read more

Bagheswari Temple

Bagheswari Temple

Bagheswari temple is situated in the southern part of Bongaigaon town in Assam. It is surrounded by

Read more

Tilinga Mandir

Tilinga Mandir

Tilinga Mandir is located at ‘Bordubi’- a very small town of Tinsukia district in Assam. Lord S

Read more

Shiv Dol Temple

Shiv Dol Temple

Sivasagar  Sivadol temple premise has three Hindu temples of the shrines- Sivadol, Visnudol and D

Read more

No Event Found

Gallery

Contact Us

Contact Us

Contact Detail

  Mahabhairab, Tezpur, Assam 784001, India