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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

BARPETA SATRA

Introduction

Barpeta, a town in Kamrup district, is about sixty miles from Gauhati.Direct bus connection exists between Barpeta and Gauhati. Barpeta is just some twelve miles from the railway station called Barpeta Road on the Gauhati-Lucknow and Gauhati -Barauni main railway line of the Northeast
Frontier Railway. Taxis ply regularly between Barpeta Road and Barpeta.

'Madhavadeva established the Barpeta Satra. It contains all the Satra complexes described before. Walls on all the four sides enclose the Satra. Within the compound and to the left of the main entrance, there is the house of the Satradhikar and next to it are seen a number of small dwellings intended for the. Kevaliya Bhaktas. At the time of Madhavadeva there were as many as one hundred and twenty Bhaktas living, in those' dwellings.


Author - B.K.Barua & H.V.Sreenivasa Murthy

 

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