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The Pari Hareswar Devalaya is a temple made in dedication to Lord Shiva. This temple had been constructed many years ago and is located in the holy town of Dubi. The great Ahom ruler, Shiva Singha laid the foundation stone of this temple.

History

The religious site is built on a granted land that measures about 760 puras. There is a beautiful copper plate that has been preserved in the temple premises even today. The temple also houses an idol of Goddess Durga which had been donated to the shrine by the King himself. The presence of this idol enhances the glory of the temple even more. The spiritual ambience of the place delivers harmony to mind and soul. As per the legends, Queen Fuleswari had brought many temple dancers from Assam who is called Devadasis during this occasion. This temple is known for the origin of the Devadasi Nritya which is a very famous form of dance in our country.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

The nearest Bus stop is Guwahati.

The nearest Railway Station is Barpeta Road (BPRD), Tihu (TIHU).

By Air

The nearest Airport is Borjhar Airport.

Extra Information

Best time to visit: Barpeta in Assam is one such tourist destination in the state that can be visited at the point of time during the year but the best time to plan a holiday here would be the winters and during the celebration of Holi festival.

Timings and Events
Events

The festival of Holi is celebrated in a grand way in this temple. The visitors can offer their prayers to Lord Shiva and then explore the beautiful temple premises. Nearby attractions to this site are Manas National Park, Ganakkuchi Satra and Sundaridiya Satra.

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