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Majoli, Jorhat


Majoli is the largest river island in the Brahmaputra River and famous for its Satras. Satras are neo-Vaishnavite monasteries founded by Saint Sankardeva and his successor, Madhabdeva. These Satras are the treasure houses of culture and traditions of the region. There are only 22 such satraps remains of originally 63 satraps. Main such satraps are Dakhinpat Satra, Garamurh Satra, Auniati Satra, Kamalabari Satra, Benegenaati Satra and Samaguri Satra.

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