Burigosain Devalay, Jorhat

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Burigosain Devalay is a renowned temple in Jorhat. It is located in the city centre and highly revered by people from all over the region as well as tourists. The main deity of the temple is Burigosain. An idol of a priest is also to be found in the shrine.

It is believed that both the idols were brought from Jayantiya and first established in Rangpur and later moved to its present location. The idols were shifted from Rangpur to Jorhat when the Ahoms shifted their capital to Jorhat. The Burigosain Devalay is a shrine dedicated to the Shakta sect that engaged in tantric worship.

Since the Burigosain Devalay is centrally located, it is very easy to locate the temple. Moreover, it is near the Jorhat railway station. If tourists are staying on other parts of the city, they can simply book an auto rickshaw or a cab to reach the temple.

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