Sri Sri Uttar Kamalabari Satra

 

 

Another influential religious and cultural monastery of Majuli is Sri Sri Uttar Kamalabari Satra. This Satra is also located at the heart of Majuli, at a distance of one kilometer to the north-east of Kamalabari. This Satra is famous for performing art like Gayan bayan, Sutra Naas, Ankia Bhaona (dramas of Sankardev and Madhabdev). Numerous stage programmes have been performed by the Satra inside and outside of India. The most appealing dance form of the Satra is matiakhara. This Satra has been preserved different types of valuable antique like the rosary which is used by Shankardev and Madhavdev, footprints of Madhavdev on stones and the manuscript like the Nam Malika, Ratnawali ( a scripture written by Madhavdev), Dasam (a scripture written by Sankardev). In this Satra both the Satradhikar and the Bhakats (disciples) spend their life in celibacy. Sri Sri Janardandev Goswami is the present Satradhikar of the Satra. There resides approximate 115 bhakats (disciples) inside the Satra.

 

How to reach Majuli

The nearest domestic airport of Majuli is Rowriah at Jorhat and Lilabari at North Lakhimpur. Gopinath Bordoloi Inernational airport is the nearest international airport of Majuli. This airport is located at Guwahati which is around 250 kilometers away from Jorhat.

The nearest railway stations of Majuli are Morioni, Jorhar and Lakhimpur.
Nearest bus stand of Majuli is the Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) station at Jorhat, ASTC station at North Lakhimpur, Public bus-stand at Jorhat, Public bus-stand at North Lakhimpur.

After reaching at Jorhat or at Lakhimpur one has to cross the mighty river Brahmaputra to arrive at Majuli. Government operated ferry services are available to reach the island which run from Nimatighat (located 13 kilometers away from Jorhat) to Majuli or from Louit khabalu ghat(Lakhimpur)to Majuli. Bus and taxi services are available from Jorhat city to Nimatighat or from Lakhimpur city to Louit khabalu ghat which provides help to the tourists to get a ferry in time to go Majuli.

 

Contact Details

Pilgrims get available accommodations to stay at Majuli. All The Satras have provided accommodations with ample facilities for comfort of the pilgrims.

 

 Majuli College Road, Garamur Phutuki Chapori, Assam 785106
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