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Basistha Ashram Temple

Kamrup District | Sandhyachal Hills, Guwahati 781001, India
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Basistha Ashram Temple is an ancient Shiva Temple in Basistha, Guwahati

Basistha Ashram Temple is an ancient Shiva Temple located in Basistha, Guwahati near the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guwahati, India
Beautiful Temple

Nice place to go and experience Indian culture and pray for peace... Nice for making photos... Nice... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Ирина З
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Kamrup District | Sandhyachal Hills, Guwahati 781001, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Basistha Ashram Temple is an ancient Shiva Temple located in Basistha, Guwahati near the Assam/Meghalaya Border is very easily accessible and normally quite crowded as a local city bus terminus ends there. A cold water stream runs through the middle of the Temple premises through...More

Thank SouravMahanta
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Nice place to go and experience Indian culture and pray for peace... Nice for making photos... Nice river.. Lots of monkeys..

Thank Ирина З
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Had occasion to revisit the temple ashram early this month. The stairs and the approach was clean. There was no disturbing touts even now. Parking is a bit difficult but now it is paid and one can safely park the vehicle. Lot of Monkeys flock...More

Thank DrJPSarma
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This temple is situated away from the crowd. It is actually two main temples. The first one over a flight of stairs if that of Bashishta muni and Lord Shiva. The second temple is of Goddess Durga and Lord Ganesha. There is ample amount of...More

Thank ManishChiranewal
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Situated at the base of verdant hills, close to a waterfall, this walk will also give you an opportunity to admire nature. It is an easy walk, though depending upon the season, Guwahati can be a little hot and humid. So keep an umbrella or...More

Thank Ashu P
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The steps leading down to Shivlinga brings about spiritual awakening. There is a priest who helps devotees offer their prayers. The streams flowing behind the temple cascading on its journey is lovely to watch. There is a Ganesha mandir in the vicinity. It is worth...More

Thank Pradeepdey
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This temple is totally out of busy noises, it is located far to town and is very peaceful. Monkeys are living here like it is their own house, and these small animals are so cute to see around. This temple stays very busy during the...More

Thank Indra B
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Located in the outskirts of Guwahati city, this is a beautiful ashram. The ashram has a cave where Sage Vasistha had meditated in the ancient times. Also, there is a Shiva temple which was built by a Ahom king in the 18th Century. The scenic...More

Thank Rajani K
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Went to my friend's home nearby the temple so we decided to enter the temple and pay little homage. As always the place is quite serene, to listen to the birds singing and river gushing.

Thank sunnykhawash
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Its like a small paradise. Such a quiet and peaceful place. Triveni Sangam. Can be easily reached by bus auto or cab. Near to beltola.. do keep a stick , lots of fearless monkeys there.. bathing in the Triveni Sangam and visiting underground shiva temple...More

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Hari K
8 February 2018|
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Response from SouravMahanta | Reviewed this property |
Not at the ashram but accommodation is available nearby