Umananda Temple and a Sunset over the Brahmaputra River

Having spent a fruitful morning on the Nilachal hills exploring the Kamakhya temple, we decided to explore theĀ Umanada temple in the evening. The temple, located on peacock island between the mighty Brahmaputra River, was built by the great Ahom King Gadadhar Singh in the 17th century. The original temple was badly damaged in the devastating earthquake of 1897. The temple that stands today is built by a rich local merchant. Umananda temple is an important […]