Tinsukia Assam, Dhola Sadiya Bridge Assam, Bell Temple, Kamakhya Temple Assam, Temples of Assam

The State of Assam is the central state in the North-East Region of India and serves as the gateway to North East India and is a jewel in the crown of the Seven Sister States. The land of red river, blue hills & lush green tea gardens, Assam comprises of three main geographical areas: the Brahmaputra Valley, the Barak Valley and the intervening Karbi Plateau and North Cachar Hills. Assam is bounded on the north by the eastern section of the great Himalayan range, the frontier tribes front west to cast being Daflas, Miris, Abors and Mishmis on the east by the Patkai Hills, inhabited by the various ‘Naga Warrior’ tribes and the Burmese frontier; on the south by the Chin hills and the frontier of Bangladesh; and on the west by the Jalpaiguri District of West Bengal.

Assam is home to numerous temples and places of worship. From being home to four (4) Shakti Peethas, a tourist will also find many number of Churches, Monasteries and Mosques that serve as places of religious worship for people of all faith. The important religious places of tourist interest in Assam are:

  • the Kamakhya Temple at Guwahati
  • the Dirgheswari Temple at Guwahati
  • the Umananda Temple at Guwahati
  • the Doul Govinda Temple at Guwahati
  • the Hayagriva Madhava Temple at Hajo
  • the Poa Makka at Hajo
  • the Shiva Doul at Sivasagar
  • the Temples and Neo Vaishnavite Monasteries at Bordua and many others

One interesting place of worship is the ‘Tilinga Mandir’ or the ‘Bell Temple’ at Bordubi near the commercial capital of Assam at Tinsukia. An Epitome of Faith – the Tilinga Mandir (Bell Temple) was built in the honor of Lord Shiva in 1965. It is believed that people come to this temple and tie a bell in the temple premises when their prayers to the almighty are answered. This temple in Tinsukia district of Assam has thousands of bells of all sizes and metals like bronze, brass, copper and aluminium and in weights varying from a few grams upto 50 kilograms. The bell numbers keep increasing each year proving that indeed the people who worship and tie a bell at the Temple premises get their wishes fulfilled!

Jungleideas welcomes you to India’s North East to witness this practice of getting your Prayers answered by Bell Chimes – the Tilinga Mandir (Bell Temple) at Tinsukia, the State of Assam, Incredible India!

Recommended Itinerary for your Visit: Tour of Upper Assam

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The Front View of the Tilinga Mandir at Bordubi in Tinsukia

Recommended Itinerary for your Visit: Tour of Upper Assam

Temples of Assam, Tinsukia district Assam, Ecotourism in Assam, Dibru Saikhowa National Park in Tinsukia, Tilinga Mandir Bordubi
The Tilinga Mandir Temple at Bordubi in Tinsukia

Recommended Itinerary for your Visit: Tour of Upper Assam

Temples of Assam, Tinsukia district Assam, Ecotourism in Assam, Dibru Saikhowa National Park in Tinsukia, Tilinga Mandir Bordubi
Temple Tied at the premises of the Tilinga Mandir at Bordubi in Tinsukia

Recommended Itinerary for your Visit: Tour of Upper Assam

Temples of Assam, Tinsukia district Assam, Ecotourism in Assam, Dibru Saikhowa National Park in Tinsukia, Tilinga Mandir Bordubi
Temple Tied at the premises of the Tilinga Mandir at Bordubi

Recommended Itinerary for your Visit: Tour of Upper Assam

Tinsukia Assam, Dhola Sadiya Bridge Assam, Bell Temple, Kamakhya Temple Assam, Temples of Assam
The Bells tied by the devotees at the temple premises of the Tilinga mandir

Recommended Itinerary for your Visit: Tour of Upper Assam

Tinsukia Assam, Dhola Sadiya Bridge Assam, Bell Temple, Kamakhya Temple Assam, Temples of Assam
The Bell Temple or the Tilinga mandir at Bordubi

Recommended Itinerary for your Visit: Tour of Upper Assam

Tinsukia Assam, Dhola Sadiya Bridge Assam, Bell Temple, Kamakhya Temple Assam, Temples of Assam
The numerous bells tied by devotees at the Tilinga mandir

Recommended Itinerary for your Visit: Tour of Upper Assam