Mayong Assam, Black Magic Assam, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Awesome Assam

Magic has always fascinated people from across generations – the young and the old. The release of the Harry Potter series took the practice of Magic to a whole new level and revived the interest of people to take this practice as a profession and giving the world the likes of David Blaine, Chris Angel, Franz Harary and others. India, has been home to practice of Magic from times immemorial. Citations of the use of this practice can be found across several mythological epics including the Mahabharata. The Legendary magician ‘the great P C Sarkar’ belonged to India and his extreme magic tricks like making an Elephant disappear or an entire Train disappear are renowned the world over. But these magic practices are a well performed art or what can be better termed as an illusion to the eyes.

The Harry potter series also had an influence on me as a child and I never missed an opportunity to see the movies over and over again. But that was a long time ago. A few months back I was pondering on these old thoughts of magic and I wondered how stupid I was thinking of tricks like converting a man to a sheep or a tiger, transforming leaves into fishes, hypnotizing a tiger, converting bullets of a gun into water, etc. I narrated this ordeal to an old friend of mine who on hearing me simply smiled and replied, “Dude, it’s a shame you don’t know your motherland well! ” I was taken aback and asked him the reason for his sarcasm and he continued “Just fifty kilometers from where you stay is the magical land of Mayong – the land of Black Magic in India. The tricks you spoke of are just a piece of cake for the ‘Bezes’ in Mayong who can perform much mightier feats like killing a man with the use of their sorcery, fly high in the sky with the application their magic, turning fried fish into swimming ones in a bowl of curry and something mightier like making an entire army of men disappear.” These words almost scared the living daylights out of me but it did help to re-instilled my faith on the practice of sorcery. Though it was tough, but I convinced him to accompany me to the land of Black Magic – Mayong.

The next day we embarked on our journey to Mayong. The Mayong are is located in a picturesque setting of nature in the west of the district of Morigaon in Assam. The mighty Brahmaputra river flows along the outskirts of northern Mayong and the river Kolong lies on its west; and the two beautiful rivulets namely Pakaria and Daipara lie in its east.  The drive from Guwahati to Mayong is across dense forests and once you enter these woods you can feel a strange calm that sets into your soul and you can feel the magical vibes flowing through your body. In addition to Magic, Mayong  has a large number of archaeological relics dating back to several hundred years lying scattered in different parts of the area. The longest stone inscription in Asia which is 3.85 meters in length is located at Mayong. In the heart of Mayong lies the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary that has the highest concentration of one horned rhinoceros anywhere in the world. Mayong still practices the tradition of lineal king or Monarch. Though he doesn’t use his powers of a King, he is considered to be a reverend figure in the society and his judgement are valued by the local people.

Though the people of Mayong have  stopped their practice of Black Magic, they still use magic to cure many ailments of the local people. Some of these magical rites are ‘Tez Rakhowa Mantra’ (to stop the oozing of blood), ‘Ushah Shular Mantra’ (to relieve the pain while breathing), ‘Bichar Shung Guchuwa Mantra’ (to cure the hairy caterpillar bite), ‘Narengar Mantra’ (to cure abscess in the back bone) and many others are still practiced to help and cure people with ailments. One of the famous outstanding magical art (we witnessed it in front of our eyes) that is very much prevalent in Mayong is curing of back pain by village witch doctor who utters a magical chant and uses a copper dish to track where the pain originates. The plate gets stuck to the body and the locals believe that this dish eats away the pain. The local witch doctor demonstrates the magical act and if the person is really suffering from a back pain, then the copper dish becomes hot like fire with seconds and its gets smashed automatically.

Mayong is the place where Magic is being used not only as an illusion for the eyes but also for the betterment of the society.

Jungleideas welcomes you to India’s North East to witness magic at Magical Mayong – the land of ‘Black Magic’, Mayong Village, the State of Assam, Incredible India!

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The Rock Inscription at Burha Mayong is 395 cm in length and the Longest Stone Inscription in Asia

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The Bridge that connects the Land of Black Magic Mayong to Guwahati in Amazing Assam

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The Practice of Magic at Mayong – the Cure for back pain at Land of Black Magic in India. Source: fearandyou.in

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Welcome to the Mayong Museum of Magic ~ Mayong ~ Pobitora ~ Assam ~ India
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Setup depicting power of Sorcerers of taming a tiger at Mayong Museum of Magic ~ Mayong ~ Pobitora ~ Assam ~ India
Mayong Assam, Black Magic Assam, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Awesome Assam
Pictures depicting the practices of Magic at Mayong Museum of Magic ~ Mayong ~ Pobitora ~ Assam ~ India
Mayong Assam, Black Magic Assam, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Awesome Assam
Welcome to Mystic Mayong at the Museum of Magic ~ Mayong ~ Pobitora ~ Assam ~ India
Mayong Assam, Black Magic Assam, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Awesome Assam
Welcome to Mystic Mayong at the Museum of Magic ~ Mayong ~ Pobitora ~ Assam ~ India
Mayong Assam, Black Magic Assam, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Awesome Assam
Magic scriptures written on Sachipat at the Museum of Magic ~ Mayong ~ Pobitora ~ Assam ~ India
Mayong Assam, Black Magic Assam, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Awesome Assam
Magic scriptures written on Sachipat at the Museum of Magic ~ Mayong ~ Pobitora ~ Assam ~ India
Mayong Assam, Black Magic Assam, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Awesome Assam
Magic relics at the Museum of Magic ~ Mayong ~ Pobitora ~ Assam ~ India
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Magical Mayong Landscape

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Ancient relics of the scriptures of Black Magic kept at the Mayong Museum of Magic

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Relics kept at the Mayong Museum of Magic

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The Forest Range office at the Pobitora Wildlife Snactuary in Assam

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Assam tourism details and welcomes you to the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

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