• Shiva

Nalbari Hari Mandir

Overview


Hari Mandir (temple) was established in 1965. While in 1939, foundation was laid down but due to some financial reasons the work could not be completed. Later with the help of donations, the construction completed. A Puja Mandap (prayer hall) was added to this temple in 1968.


Legends and stories


Craze and popularity of Ras Pooja increased every year. Some of the merchants, who were the devotees of Lord Krishna too, come forward and donated with an open heart. Almost every year some expansion was given to the temple. Even some land was acquired for future expansions. A large premise was built and it was ensured that Ras Pooja is not affected even if the expansion is done. Initially, Ras Pooja was a celebration of three days, later it increased up to five days in the 60s, seven days in 1970 and presently is being celebrated from eleven to fifteen days.


Accessibility

Airport

Nalbari does not have any airport and the nearest one is Guwahati located at 72 kilometres from this place.

Railways

Rail facility is available and Guwahati is the nearest railhead which is located at 67 kilometres.

Road

Road transportation to Nalbari is better that other means. Night services of deluxe buses are easily available along with taxies too.


Temple Address


Hari Mandir (temple),
Nalbari,
Assam,
Pin code – 781 335.

Significance

Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Salvation
  • Wealth
  • Relief from diseases
  • Purchase of vehicles
  • Gain Knowledge
Shlokas

Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat

Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.

Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree

Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.

Timings

Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM.

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