Doul Govinda Temple

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Doul Govinda Temple is one of the famous temples of Assam. It is situated on the northern banks, on the foot hills of Chandrabharati hill at Rajaduar, North Guwahati. The temple ismainly devoted to Lord Krishna. Besides, there is an Namghar along with the temple within the same premises. Several stories exists regarding this deity and how ‘He’ was brought here by late Ganga Ram Barooah from a place called Sandhyasar near Nalbari. The first structure of Doul Govinda Temple was erected more than one hundred and fifty years ago but it was again renovated in 1966. The Doul Govinda Mandir in Assam is famous for its Holi celebrations in the month of February – March. Holi is observed by the local people for five days with various programme and about five thousand Pilgrims are always assembled at the Mandir premises during this time. Special Ferry service is also available to the temple from Guwahati to Rajaduar anytime.

Temple History

There are many starling sales about this deity and how ‘He’ was brought here by late Ganga Ram Barooa from a deserted place called Sandhyasar near Nalbari. It was to be renamed
as Doul Govinda in a different ‘unbelievable’ but true background about , 150 years ago and now a fine temple was erected by raising public donations in 1966.

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How teach the temple
By Rail : The nearest railwaystation to the temple is Guwahati satation
By Road : Trekkers are available from kharguli, Adabari and Jalukbari in Guwahati to reach the temple. Bus , auto rickshaw and taxi are available within the city to reach temple

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