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Auniati Satra, Majuli

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The Auniati Satra is another famous Satra in Majuli. It was established in 1653 by Niranjan Pathakdeva. The Auniati Satra is famous for Paalnaam and Apsara Dance.

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The Paalnaam is one of the most significant religious festivals of the Satra. It is celebrated during the month of November. In the main prayer hall of the Satra, prayers continue from morning to evening and this tradition has been uninterruptedly happening for the last 350 years.

The Sattriya dance performance held here is dedicated to Lord Govinda in the main prayer hall (Naam Ghar). Apart from the Paalnaam, there are several other religious festivals that take place here such as the Raas-Leela, Janmasthami, Holi, Bohag Bihu (Assamese New Year) etc.

The Auniati Satra is also famous for its wide collection of traditional Assamese utensils, handicrafts and jewellery. Tourists can reach the Satra from Dhemaju and Luit-Khabolughat in North Lakhimpur.

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