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What is the significance of Hajo?

What are the different hills of Hajo?

  • The different hills of Hajo are a pilgrimage site for regional Hindus, Buddhists, and Muslims. To the Hindus, the Manikut Parbat of Hajo is the site of the 10th-century temple ruins and the 11th- to 16th-century temples complex for Vaishnavism as well as shrines of Shaivism and Shaktism.

What is the meaning of Hajo in Assam?

  • Hajo (Assamese: হাজো) is an ancient pilgrimage centre for three religions: Hindus, Buddhists, and Muslims. Hajo word is derived from Bodo word 'Hajw' which means Hill. It lies on the banks of the Brahmaputra River, 24 km from the city of Guwahati in the Kamrup district of Assam, India.

Where is Hajo located in India?

  • At a distance of about 24 km from the city of Guwahati, Hajo adores the banks of Brahmaputra. Shrines dedicated to Durga, Shiva, Vishnu, Buddha and major Muslim saints are found all over this place, making it an important pilgrimage center for people from all these three religions.