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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

MAJULI SATRAS

Besides Bardowa and Barpeta, these three Satras along with Kuruabai Satras exercise tremendous influence on the life of the Assamese people. They are even to-day the glorious religious institutions of Assam, and are not only the seat of religion, learning and education, but the very centre of traditional cultural activities like dance, drama, music and religious recitals.

Judged by such external standards as landed estates, number of Sisyas and Bhaktas, these Satras still claim to be the biggest religious institutions. In the hey-day of their glory, the income of these Satras went mainly to the welfare of the people by way of the promotion of learning, development of cultural activities and help to the needy.

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Majuli Satras

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