Dirgheswari Temple ,North Guwahati - Tourist Place

  • Posted on: 28 April 2013
  • By: admin

On the north of North Guwahati there is a hill named Natuancha. Here Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvoti and other gods resided. This was alternative of Kailash dham , the abode of the Lord Shiva. Here Beula, the traditional chaste got her husband's life back by gaining a boon from Lord Shiva after pleasing him with her charming dance and music.

The Dirgheswari Dewalaya in the Dirgheswari hill or 'Sita parbati' exist beside this .The great hermit Markanda had his hermitage here. Lord Shiva also happered to carry on his shoulders his wife's dead body (Sati) over this site hills when one of Sati's limb fell here the Dirgheswari temple was built.There is also a Ganesh Temple in the foothill of Dirgheswari.