Madhabdev Thaan, Kaziranga

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Madhabdev Thaan is the birthplace of Sri Sri Madhabdev, the most ardent disciple of Srimanta Sankardeva. The Madhabdev Thaan is also known as Leteku Pukhuri, situated near the Borbali village. Leteku Pukhuri falls under the Lakhimpur district of Assam.

Sri Sri Madhabdev was born in the year 1489 and is considered as an important preceptor of the Vaishnavite culture in Assam. Apart from being the most loyal disciple of Srimanta Sankardeva, Sri Sri Madabdev is also known for its artistic brilliance. After Srimanta Sankardeva’s death, the Vaishnavites of Assam followed Sri Sri Madabdev as their religious Guru. Sri Sri Madhabdev is particularly famous for giving the ‘Borgeets’ or the religious hymns that are till today recited and sung in the Namghars.

The Madhabdev Thaan has a huge collection of holy books, cultural heritages and ancient manuscripts from the days of Sri Sri Madhabdev. These rare artefacts are open for the tourists to take a look at them.

 

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