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Temples & Legends of Assam
Index Of Assam Kulapati's Preface
Preface Author's Introduction
Introduction Kamakhya
Asvakranta Vasisthasrama
Umananda Ugra Tara
Sukresvara  The Navagraha
Hajo Dah Parbatiya
Sib Sagar Tamresvari
Sri Surya Ruins The Hatimura Temple
The Satras-I The Satras-II
The Satras-III The Barpeta Satra
Majuli Satra Glossary
Major Sections
Temples  & Legends Of India
Andhrapradesh
Maharastra
Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Tamilnadu

Bengal

Assam
Bihar
Somanatha

TEMPLES IN KAMRUP DISTRICT

Now Naraka had completely alienated both Visnu and the goddess Kamakhya and it was at this juncture he sent for Bana for friendly guidance. Bana’s study showed "that Indra was a jealous god and did not tolerate the prosperity and well-being of any one, be a man, a raksasa, a kinnara, or a daitya. By crooked means and with the help of other gods he was sure to en- compass his downfall.

Visnu was the tutelary god of Indra and Visnu would not suffer anybody to do harm to Indra. Whoever worshipped Visnu for a boon potent against Indra, would be granted one coupled with fatal defects. Though Visnu was his protector, he had no natural compassion for anybody. He was propitiated by his (Naraka’s) mother and so he granted a conditional boon that all would be well with Naraka unless and until he offended the twice born.

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