MAJULI

The largest inhabitant river line island in the world Majuli has been the hub of Assamese neo-vaishnavite  culture and it is the cultural capital and the cradle of Assamese civilization for the past 500 years, by the revered Assamese saint Srimanta Sankardeva and his disciple Madhavdeva. The first vaishnavite monastery was at Belaguri in west Majuli. After that 65 Monasteries (SATRAS) were set up. Today only 22 of the original 65 are survived.
The main tribe of Majuli is Mishing. They comprise of about 47% of the population of Majuli. The term Mishing is also made up of two words- 'mi' means people and 'yassing' means fine, and that's why they call themselves fine people. Other comprises Chutias, Deoris, Sonowal Kacharies, Koches, Naths, Kaivarttas, Mattaks, Ahoms, Kalitas, Brahmins etc.

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Visit to the Auniati Satra or Monastery:
Niranjan Pathak Dev had founded the Satra and it is having the collection of old Assamese utensils, jewelries and handicrafts.

Kamalabari Satra: Founded by Bedula Padma Atais a centure of ethenic art and culture.

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