Satras of Majuli
Some of the prime Satras of Majuli are:
Dakhinpat Satra: It was founded by Banamalidev. He was a supporter of Raasleela, which is now of the prime festivals of Assam.
Garamurh Satra: This Satra was founded by Lakshmikantadeva. During the end of autumn season every year, Raasleela is celebrated with great joy in this Satra. Garamurh Satra houses the ancient weapon named ‘Bartop’ or cannons.
Auniati Satra: It was founded by Niranjan Pathakdeva. This Satra is popular for the ‘Paalnaam’, ‘Apsara Dances’ and ancient Assamese artifacts, utensils, jewellery and handicrafts. It has 125 disciples and several followers worldwide.
Kamalabari Satra: This Satra was founded by Bedulapadma Ata and this is a center of art, culture, literature and classical studies on the island. Its branch ‘Uttar Kamalabari Satra’ performs cultural programmes of the Satria Art all around the country and abroad.
Narashingha Satra: Shri Shri Alengi Narasingha Satra was established in the year 1746 by Ahom King Promottra Singha.
Benegenaati Satra: This Satra bears great cultural importance and is a center of performing art. Muraridev, the grandson of Sankaradeva's stepmother was the founder of the Satra.
Shamaguri Satra: The Satra is famous for the mask making in India.
Bihimpur Satra: This Satra is the hub of ‘Borgeet’ Matiakhara, Satriya Dances, which were all promulgated by Srimanta Sankardeva. It has become a center for shuddhi in the Northeast of India, due to the efforts of Pitambar Deva Goswami.
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