Benganaati Satra, Majuli

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Majuli is famous for its Satras, and one of the popular centres is Benganaati Satra. It is known to house a wide collection of antiques that is culturally very significant. The Benganaati Satra is also home to the advanced centre of performing arts that was established by Muraridev, the grandson of Srimanta Sankardev’s step mother. The Benganaati Satra, similar to the other Satras in the island not only upholds the culture and values taught by Srimanta Sankardeva but also serves as a museum preserving old artefacts.

One of the most famous artefacts in the Satra is the royal robe that belonged to the Ahom king, Swargadeo Gadadhar Singha. Along with the gold robe, there are other things belonging to the Ahom king such as a gold umbrella. Both these precious things are preserved here.

For travelling to Benganaati Satra, tourists need to take the ferry from Nimati Ghat in Jorhat to reach Majuli.

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