Open Time : 5:30am to 6pm
Entry : free
Address : Umananda Temple, ময়ূর দ্বীপ, Baruah Souk, North Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India
More Travel Tips from Guwahati
Why to visit Umananda Temple
On the powerful Brahmaputra River, Umananda Temple is located on Peacock Island. This peaceful site of devotion is devoted to Lord Shiva and is named after him. The name 'Umananda' is derived from two Hindi words: 'Uma,' another name for Lord Shiva's bride, and 'Ananda,' which signifies pleasure. Peacock Island is one of the tiniest inhabited islands in the world, yet it's also one of the most beautiful. The talented Assamese workers created the Umananda temple in a magnificent manner. Aside from Lord Shiva, the temples also house the idols of ten other Hindu Gods. Aside from being a place of prayer, the Umananda temple is also a pleasant break from the norm.
Do visit this temple on Mahashivratri to get an enchanting experience.
By Rebecca Lal
Disclaimer: Please note that the content of this blog/article including links, texts, images, and graphics is only meant for informational purposes. We do not intend to infringe any copyright policy or do not possess any third-party material. If you have issues related to any of our content or images, kindly drop your message at firstname.lastname@example.org