|The Kamakhya Temple in Assam is one of the most venerated Shakti shrines in India,
and is regarded as one of the Shakti Peethams associated with the legend of Shiva and Daksha
|Situated at a distance of 24 kms. from Guwahati, Sualkuchi is a renowned centre of
silk production and is particularly known for Muga - the golden silk of Assam which is not
produced anywhere else in the world.
|Evening Cruise on Brahamputra River
The Bhrahmaputra, also called Tsangpo-Brahmaputra, is a trans-boundary river and one of the
major rivers of Asia.
From its origin in southwestern Tibet as the
Yarlung Zangbo River, it flows across southern Tibet to break through the Himalayas in great
gorges and into Arunachal Pradesh where it is known as Dihang.
|Bhuvaneshvari is the Queen or ruler (feminine, Ishvari) of the universe or realm of
beings (Bhuvana). She is the Divine Mother as the Queen of all the worlds. All the
universe is her body and all beings are ornaments on her infinite being. She carries all
worlds as a flowering of her own Self-nature. She is thus related to Sundari and to
Rajarajeshvari, the supreme Lady of the Universe.
|There is a temple on Chitrachal Hill dedicated to the nine planets, since there is
a great significance attached to the nine planets in the country. The planets are believed to rule
the destiny of people, hence they are regarded as gods and worshipped.
|Say hello to the animals, which you have seen only on television channels at the
Assam Zoo. The Zoo has Indian and African rhinos, a white tiger, leopards and some rare species of
birds, found only in Northeast India.