Lankeshwar Temple is an old temple dedicated to Shiva on the hilltop in the Guwahati western part of Assam, near the Gauhati University campus in Kamrup district. Lord Lankeshwar is one of the many forms of Lord Shiva. Temple Timings are 5 am–9 pm.
Lord Shiva’s followers considered the Temple one of the most sacred. The Lankeshwar Temple in Guwahati is not only popular with religiously inclined people but with general tourists also.
Lankeshwar Temple History:
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- 2 Lankeshwar Temple Timings:
- 2.1 Hotels near Lankeshwar Temple:
- 2.2 How to Reach Lankeshwar Temple:
- 2.3 FAQs:
According to Hindu mythology, Ravana, the king of Lanka (now Srilanka), worshipped the Bhagwan Shiva at this place. That’s why it is known as Lankeshwar. The Temple has various religious sculptures that show its religious significance. Here, pilgrims can see marble-made stairs that lead to this sacred Temple.
The Temple has constructed by the then-king of Guwahati city many centuries ago. According to Hindu mythology, this Temple is one of the country’s most respectable and sacred Shiva temples. It said that once a person visits this Temple, sins are gone.
Festival Celebration at Temple:
On the eve of Maha Shivaratri, a religious festival devoted to Lord Shiva, devotees come here to have sacred Darshan and blessings of divine power.
Lankeshwar Temple Timings:
Here are the Lankeshwar Temple timings:
|Monday||5 am to 9 pm|
|Tuesday||5 am to 9 pm|
|Wednesday||5 am to 9 pm|
|Thursday||5 am to 9 pm|
|Friday||5 am to 9 pm|
|Saturday||5 am to 9 pm|
|Sunday||5 am to 9 pm|
Nearest Places to Visit Around Lankeshwar Temple Guwahati:
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Hotels near Lankeshwar Temple:
- Mahalaxmi Home Stay
- Hi City INN
- Cosy Crib guest house
- Maha Laxmi Home Stay
- Nilachal Homes
- Hill View Holiday Home & Resort, Guwahati
- Pemaling Lords Eco Inn Guwahati
- Hotel Vrinda Regency
- Eagle Nest Homestay | Rooms & Caretaker
- The Homestead – Farmhouse
Temple Address & Phone Number:
Guwahati University Bypass Road, Lankeshwar West Jalukbari, NH 17, Guwahati, Assam 781014
Phone Number: 09864426599
How to Reach Lankeshwar Temple:
- Azara railway station is only 11 km
- Amin Gaon railway station is about 13 km.
- Mirza railway station is around 14 km from the town.
Guwahati City Bus Number 6 provides direct public transportation.
- Borjhar airport is only 9 km,
- Shillong airport, around 84 km
- Salonibari airport is about 152 km distance from this place.
Here, pilgrims can see marble-made stairs leading to the sacred Temple. There are a total of 452 steps. The Temple has constructed by the then-king of Guwahati city many centuries ago.
The Temple has constructed by the then-king of Guwahati city many centuries ago. According to Hindu mythology, this Temple is one of the country’s most respectable and sacred Shiva temples.