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Timings : 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Time Required : 1-2 hours

Entry Fee : Free

Hatibaruah Namghar, Jorhat Overview

The holy place for the Assamese community, Hatibaruah Namghar Temple is the main place of worship for the natives. The word “Namghar” literally translates to Prayer House and is highly precious to the Ekasarana sect of Hinduism. When in Jorhat, taking out time to visit this temple can be a great option. 

Namghar temple is not only a place of worship but it also functions as a meeting house for congregations. The structure involves assembly halls which are usually rectangular building with a hip roof raised on pillars. The west end of the hall is called Manikut which refers to the jewel hut and it houses idols called Guru Asana. As for the prayers, devotees sit facing each other in North-South direction emphasising on the Bhakat or worshiper. The prayers are led by Naam Loguwa who faces the idol. This temple also serves as a place of cultural and sectional activities like Bhaona (dance). All in all, Hatibaruah Namghar Temple is not only a sacred but also a utilitarian place for people in this region, something that can be observed and learned from.

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Entry Details

Hatibaruah Namghar Temple is open on all days from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM. There is no entry fee at this attraction. However, visitors can choose to donate money at this temple.

How To Reach Hatibaruah Namghar

Located in Jorhat, the closest bus stand to this attraction is Titabor which is around 20 kilometres away and it would take around 30 minutes by road to reach Jorhat by road. Visitors can take a jeep, cab or a taxi from Titabor to Jorhat.

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