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Hajo

Hajo

Hajo, Hajo tours, Travel to Hajo, Tourist attractions of Assam, Tours HolidaysThis place, 25 km west of Guwahati, is the site of the Pua-Mecca Mosque, established by an Iraqi prince-turned-preacher, who travelled all the way to Assam in the 12th century to spread the Prophet's teachings. Hajo is also renowned for its bell metal work.

Hajo is a place where three religions Hinduism, Islam & Buddhism meet Guwahati on the North bank of the Brahmaputra. It has a number of temples, the chief among them being the temple of Hayagrib Madhab. There is a belief that htis temple contains the relic of Lord Buddha. A section of the Buddhist hold that Lord Buddha attained nirvana here. Large number of Bhutias visit this temple every year during the Winter season. There is believed also a mosque built by Pir Giasuddin Aulia and it is also said it has one fourth sanctity of Mecca and so is known as Poa Mecca.

 

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