Bagheswari Temple

Bongaigaon, Assam

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Bagheswari Temple is located on the top of in the middle of Bongaigaon town. This temple is one of the oldest and famous temple of Assam having its own importance.

Beautiful Bageswari Temple of this town is proposed to be developed as afforested hillock with a garden and a small artificial lake fed by a perennial stream. This would improve the water catchments area of the town and the surrounding environment. The Bhageswari Hill houses acients Shiva temple inside a stone cave flanked either side by another 2 temples mainly temple of Bhageswari and Baba Tarak Nath.

This is a temple of its own kind having a large number of visitors. Every year thousands of devotees visit to the Bhageswari temple and enjoy the beautiful hill location of the temple. According to Hindu mythology,This the great place where in ''Devi Durga's'' Trishul(weapon) fell down when her body was cut into pieces by God Vishnu,just after 'Dakhshya Yagya(ritual ceremony organised by Durga's father). Shakti Puja's",Worshiping of female deities headed by Bageswari, Kali-Thakurani, Moharani,Kalikarpat etc are also found in every nook and corner of this district. 

One of the famous Bageswari temple is the oldest Temple which is situated at Bongaigaon district in Assam. These areas along with Kalimandir near Swahid Bedi, Buri Aie of Bhakaribhita, Moharani temple of Khagarpur, Kalikarpat of Kakoijana Hills range, Jogodhatri of Sidalsati etc are beautiful spots. The Bageswari hill also houses an ancient Shiva temple inside a stone cave and Baba Taraknath Temple. Bageswari Temple of the town is proposed to be developed as afforested hillock with a garden and a small artificial lake fed by a perennial stream. This would improve the water catchments area of the town and the surrounding environment.

More than 20 thousand devotees visit to the Bhageswari hill top to enjoying natural beauty. In order to develop this beautiful site into a viable Eco-Tourism and recreational spot, the following schemes were taken up and implemented during 2001-2003. All these temples and hills Sceneries are beautiful and tourist attractive. It is one of the old temples having its own importance. The architecture design used in this temple is very wonderful and you can not imagine if you ever visit to Bageswari temples. You can feel the presence of God, calm and peace there. So go there and feel you're self in rare kind of experience with God.

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