Hatimura Temple

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Hatimura Temple
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Geography
CountryIndia
StateAssam
LocationSilghat
Culture
SanctumDurga
History
CreatorPramatta Singha

The Hatimura Temple is a shakti temple, located at Silghat, Nagaon district of Assam. It was built during the reign of Ahom king Pramatta Singha in 1667 Sakabda (1745-46 AD). It used to be an important center of Shaktism in ancient Assam. The presiding goddess is Durga which is known here as Mahisamardini. Human sacrifice was said to be made at the temple’s altars.[1][2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baruah, B. K.; Sreenivasa Murthy, H. V. The Hatimura Temple. Hindu books universe. Retrieved 12 December 2009.
  2. ^ "Nagaon Attraction: Hatimura Temple". Sulekha.com. Retrieved 12 December 2009.
  3. ^ "Hatimura Temple". Indian Temples Portal. Retrieved 12 December 2009.
  4. ^ "Hatimura temple at Silghat". Assam On Net. Archived from the original on 19 October 2007. Retrieved 12 December 2009.