Place was not crowded and yhe environment of the place was good to visit upon. Nice religious place.
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We had visited this unique temple dedicated to the nine planets during our sightseeing in Guwahati. The temple is located on a hillock and inside the main sanctum we saw nine Shiva lingams located at different positions representing the nine planets of our solar system. The main USP of this place is the spectacular view from the top of the... More
A unique temple, with all the Graha pujas done under one roof. situated on a hilltop, it gives a good view of the city as well. It is supposed to be built during the rule of kings in Assam.
This temple is dedicated to all the nine planets Surya (Sun), Chandra (Moon), Chevaai/Mangal (Mars), Budhan (Mercury), Guru/Brihaspati (Jupiter), Shukra (Venus), Shani (Saturn), Rahu (Head of Demon Snake) and Ketu (Tail of Demon Snake). Each one of the nine temples contains a Shivalinga with a coloured garment symbolizing the planets. Inside the temple was dark and light came from small... More
This is located on the top of Navagraha Hill in Guwahati. This temple is dedicated to the Nine heavenly planets. This temple was built in early 19th Century by Ahom King Rajeswar Singha. Each of nine celestial body is represented in the temple by a shivalingam. Each shivalingam is covered with cloth and represents one of the nine planet.
The temple is located over Chitrasal Hill. In olden days Assam used to be called as Pragjyotishpura meaning city of eastern light or city of eastern astrology. The sanctum has a large doom under which one can see the 9 celestial bodies in the form of 9 Lingas. Unlike in other temples where we will see NAVAGRAHA’S in moorthy form.... More
Navgraha temple or the temple of 9 Planet is a hindu temple located on the steep Navgraha hill in guwahati. The temple is pitch dark with only small diyas light. There are 9 shivlings representing the 9 planet's of our solar system .
We were taken to this temple by our guide and driver whilst visiting from the uk. They explained it was a temple dedicated to nine planets. The temple is up a steep hill and you get great views over Guwahati. We felt privileged to take part in the ceremony offering flowers to the planets in the temples. It was very... More
Located at one of high points in Guwahati is a small temple. Very peaceful and good view of Guwahati from here. Lots of monkeys are here so better be careful while carrying offerings.