Assam, which was called Kamarupa in the ancient time rahmaputra flowing through it. On its banks there are very many ancient temples of Lord Shiva. Guwahati which was called Pragjyotishapuram and Tezpur which was called Sonitapuram and Sibsagar have dense population of Shaivite temples. The great devotee of Lord Shiva - Banasura, ruled from Sonitapura. Assam is a great pilgrimage site to visit.

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Assam Temples


  • Barpeta Dt.
    • Baradi Shiva Temple
    • Hauli Shiva Temple
    • Sorbhog Shiv Temple
    • Dubi - Pari Hareshwar Devalaya

  • Bongaigaon Dt.
    • Jogighopa - 34 kms south of Bongaigaon - Dudhnath temple - rock cut images of shiva parvati
    • Bageshwari Hill Temple (ancient)
    • Abhayapuri - Lungai Pahar Shiba Temple - 10 km from Abhayapuri. 225+ stairs
    • Kakajana - Ancient Shiva temple in wild life sanctuary - 15 km from Bongaigaon
    • Lalmati- Duramari Lord Mahadev Temple (8-10th cent)

  • Cachar Dt.
    • Silchar - Khaspur - 20 k.m. from Silchar, ruins of temple - Kachari Kings (ASI)
    • Silchar - Bhubeneswar temple - 50 k.m. from Silchar, most celebrated temple of Lord Shiva in South Assam, on top of hill
    • Sivatilla - 1 km south of Sonai. on hillock, by Kachari king Gobinda Chandra
    • Bhuban Hill - 48 km south of Silchar - medieval age temple
    • Bhairab Bari - 18 km west of Lakhipur, temple on hillock, by King Lakshmi Chandra

  • Darrang Dt.
    • Narikali Shiva Mandir *
    • Par Siba Mandir - near Namkhola
    • sherpUr - anAdi li~Nga svAmi - (self-manifest)
    • Tamreshwar Dewalaya

  • Dhemaji Dt.
    • Murkongselek Shiva Temple

  • Dibrugarh Dt.
    • Dibrugarh Shiva Temple

  • Golaghat Dt.
    • Bokakhat - Shiva Mandir
    • Numaligarh Baba Than Shiva Mandir
    • Negheriting Shiva Temple - 8th - 9th century, reconstructed by Ahom king Swargadeo Rajeswar Singha in 1687 (ASI)
    • DeoPahar (in ruins?) - 5 km from Numaligarh

  • Golapara Dt.
    • Muralijhar Shiva Temple
    • Goalpara Tukreshwar Temple
    • Goalpara Sainik School - Shiva temple
    • Goalpara - Nandeshwar Temple
    • Goalpara - Dasabhuja Devasthan - Suryapahar Ruins - 12 kms. Southeast of Goalpara, 136 kms northwest of Guwahati, one less than a 100000 shivalingas (ASI)
    • Goalpara - Lakshmipur - old shiva temple
    • Paglartek Mandir (Shiva ?)
    • Dadan Hillock Temple

  • Hailakandit Dt.
    • Lalabazar - 19 km south of Hailakandi town - ancient shiva linga 10th century

  • Jorhat Dt.
    • Dhapkota - Shiva temple (near NIEST)
    • ONGC Colony - Shiva Temple
    • Dimaruguri - Shiva Temple

  • Kamrup Dt.
    • Silguri - Dhareswar Mandir
    • Kamrup - Hajo - Sri Kameshwar Temple, on hillock Mandachala, 14 miles north west of gauhati (ASI)
    • Kamrup - Hajo - Sri Kedar Temple, Rajeswara Singha (AD 1751-69) (ASI)
    • Bhingeswar Temple (Near Hajo)
    • Sualkuchi - Siddheshwar Mandir
    • Agnibaneshwar Temple (north of brahmaputra)
    • Lankeshwar Temple - ancient temple atop a hill amidst a picturesque location, in the western part of the Guwahati city near Gauhati University campus
    • Jalukbari - Shivji Temple
    • Shiva temple 1 km south of Jalukbari
    • Bashishtha Temple - Shiva temple and the ashram is in the name of Rishi Basistha of Ramayana
    • vashisthAshrama - 10 miles east of Gauhati, vaShiShTeshvar, sandhya, lalita and kanta streams
    • Borbari - Shiva Mandir
    • Pub-Suruj Nagar Shiva Temple
    • Champavati - Shiva temple
    • Har-Gauri Mandir - situated atop Kalapahar Hill and was built by the Ahom Kings
    • Bhangagarh - Shivji Temple (Near Guwahati Mdical college)
    • Milanpur Shiva Mandir
    • Krishnanagar Shiva Mandir
    • Dasalinga (navagraha) temple - Housed in a single dome, the central lingam is encircled by nine more lingams
    • Chenikuthi Shiv Mandir
    • Ugratara Shiva Temple - Behind goddess temple
    • Sarania Hills - Shankar Mandir
    • Paltan Bazaar - Shiva Temple
    • Athgaon - Shiva temple
    • Borsola Beel - Shivaji Temple
    • Sukreshwar Temple - Self Manifest - on the bank of brahmaputra, on Hastigiri hillock,
    • Umananda Temple - in the peacock island, in the mid of brahmaputra, Lord Siva burnt Kamdeva with his Third eye in this place
    • bhUdesham - near guvahati, bhasmakAya (self manifest), umAdevi
    • Bhutnath - Chakreshwar Temple
    • Ghoramara - Shiva temple (in school?)
    • Rajadwar Ghat - Manikarneswar Temple
    • Dora Kahara - Madhan Kamadev - 20 shiva temples
    • Hahara - Shiv Temple
    • Rangia Tiniali - Shiva Temple
    • Tarani Shiva Temple
    • Kamakhya Hill - Rock-cut - Siva Lingas-12.
    • Pragjyotiahapura (Gowhati) - near gohatti, kapileshvar, kAmAxi, on top of a hill in the middle of brahmaputra river
    • Niz Hazo - Ancient remains knowns as Kameshwar Temple

  • Karimganj Dt.
    • Hailakandi - Siddheshwar Temple - East of Badarpurghat railway station

  • Lakhimpur Dt.
    • Badarpur - hill top temple, siddeshvar

  • Lakhimpur Dt.
    • North Lakhimpur - Crematorium - Shiva Temple

  • Morigaon Dt.
    • Morigaon - Kachasila - few Kms from Pabitora, 9th Century
    • Morigaon - Deosal - 4 kms. from Jagiroad town, big ancient temple of Lord Shiva. Ashram of Valmiki, where Sita Devi was left by Rama.
    • Jagiroad - Deosal Than - Historic Temple of Gobha Kingdom

  • Nagaon Dt.
    • Bebejia - Shiva Temple
    • Nagaon - Senchowa - River side Shiva temple
    • Nagaon - Amtal - near Jojai, ruins of shiva temples
    • Nagaon - Dabaka - Akashiganga waterfall, shiva temple
    • Nagaon - Jugajin - 6 km from Hojai, stone temple
    • Chandmari Road - Shiva temple
    • Dhing - 2 Shiva Mandir
    • Borbhagia - Jugeswar Mandir
    • Silghat Shiva Temple - on the southern bank of Brahmaputra
    • Mohpara - Bhoothnath temple, Near Nagaon

  • Nalbari Dt.
    • Nalbari - Belsor - Bilweshwar Devalay

  • Sibsagar Dt.
    • Jakaishuk Shiva Mandir
    • Gourisagar - 20 kms away from Sivasgar on the way to Jorhat, built by Ahom Queen Phuleswari (ASI)
    • Joysagar - 5 km from Shibsagar, Ahom king Rudra Singha (AD 1696-14) (ASI)
    • Rudrasagar - 8 km from Sibsagar, 1773 by king Lakshmi Singha
    • Sibsagar - Sivadol - in 1734 by Queen Madambika
    • haragauri (1704)
    • negriting (negheriting) - Sivadol; 17 miles from jorghat, 14 miles from golaghat, on a hillock
    • shibsAgar city - IshAneshvar (1769)
    • shivkoT (1727 ACE)
    • Nazira Shiva mandir
    • Lakwah Station Road Temple
    • Towra Dol
    • Attabarrie Shiva Temple
    • Amguri - Khagorijan Shiva Temple

  • Sonitpur Dt.
    • Sonithpur (Tezpur) - mahAbhairava (worshipped by danava king bana), 8th to 10th century A.D. by the kings of the Salasthamba dynasty
    • Sonitpur - Ketakeshwar Dewalaya - 7th century temple
    • Sonitpur - Siddheshwar Temple (ancient)
    • Sonitpur - Henguleshwar Temple (ancient)
    • tezpur cole park - remains of an ancient shivAlayam are kept
    • tezpur dah prabatiya - 6 th century ACE Lord siva temple, ancient and excellent sculptures
    • Singri Gupteswar Temple - on the northern bank of Brahmaputra
    • Rangapara - Shiva mandira
    • Haleshwar Temple - near Tezpur airport - 1705 AD, Ahom King Rudra Singha
    • Jamugurihat - Nagshankar Mandir
    • Bishwanath - Rock Known as "Sakreswar on the island "Umatumani"
    • Gohpur - Shiv Mandir
    • Sonitpur - Bishwanat - Gupta Kashi - Siva temple at the confluence of Bridhaganga (Burigonga) with Brahmaputra.- But now what is left is just the stone posts, beams and other ruins. During the summer the temple remains under water. Only in winter worship is done by constructing temporary shed. Another Siva temple was built in higher ground. But it submerged under ground during the great earthquake of 1897The current Biswanath temple had been built in lieu of it. Then there is the Siva dol in reverence of God Siva, built by Bana.
    • Sonitpur - Bishwanath - Rock Known as Bishwanath Temple, 9th century (ASI)
    • Sonitpur - Bishwanath - Umatumuni - Siva dol built by Bana
    • Sonitpur - Bishwanath - Umatumuni - Sakreswar
    • Sonitpur - Tezpur - Bamuni Hill (in ruin?) 8th – 9th century (ASI)
    • Sonitpur - Tezpur - Da-Parbatia (in ruin?) (ASI)
    • Sonitpur - Tezpur - Singri Hill (ASI)
    • Sonitpur - Tezpur - Jamuguri - Nandikeswar Devalaya - ancient
    • Sonitpur - Tezpur - Mahabhairab Temple.
    • Sonitpur - Tezpur - Tingeswar Temple.
    • Sonitpur - Tezpur - Rudrapad Temple(at the confluence of the Jia Bharali and the Brahmaputra
    • Sonitpur - Tezpur - Sukreswar Temple
    • Sonitpur - Tezpur - Haleswar Temple
    • Sonitpur - Tezpur - Nagsankar Mandir - east of Tezpur (4th Century ACE)
    • Sonitpur - Gohpur - Bordol Temple, time of Swargadewa Udayaditya Singha (1658-73) by Banamali Dev (ASI)
    • Sonitpur - N.C. Kamdayal, Dhandi Temple, 18th century (ASI)
    • Sonitpur - Harupeshwar, 10 km north of Sonitpur

  • Tinsukia Dt.
    • Tinsukia Temple
    • Shiva Dham
    • Digboi Shiva Mandir
    • Naharkatia Shiav Temple
    • Namrup Shiva Temple

  • Tinsukia Dt.
    • Mangadol - Bhairav Kund, 14 km from Udalguri, confluene of Dhansiri and Rowta

  • jAlpis - 350 years old - built by kuchbihar king
  • keTlAl
  • pelAmpa - 12 temples of Lord shiva
  • Chaygaon - Chanda's Merghar - in ruin?
  • Sualkuchi - Sidheswar, ancient Siva temple (Ahom King Siva Singha's rule), river Barak, Kapila worshipped,







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