Silpukhuri Navagraha:

History, Timings, Rituals, Festivals, Address, How to Reach, Online Booking

Silpukhuri Navagraha Temple History:

Silpukhuri Navagraha Temple built by King Rajesvar Singh in 1752 AD. The temple resided on Citracala Hill which is towards the southern part of Guwahati. The temple is dedicated to the nine planets which are actually the forms of Lord Shiva Lingams. These 9 Lingams Surya (Sun), Chandra (Moon), Mangala (Mars), Buddha (Mercury), Brihaspati (Jupiter), Shukra (Venus), Shani (Saturn), Rahu and Ketu. All the 9 Lingams are been wrapped in different coloured clothes individually. Navagraha Temple is Popular for Graha Dosha Nivarana.

Description of the 9 Planets / Grahas:

Graha / Planet Colour of Cloth Wrapped in Appearance
Sun Halo Light Seated on Chariot Pulled by 7 Horses

Chandra White Coloured Furnished in Different Garlands

Manhala Fire Red Like Seated on Simhasana; Possessing 3 Arms holding Gada, Sula, Shakthi Weapons. Also appears in Abhaya Pose
Buda Yellow Possess 3 Arms holding Gada, Khadga & Khetaka. Also appears in Abhaya Pose
Brihaspati Yellow Possess 3 Arms usually holding Kamandalu, Aksamala & Danda. Also appears in Abhaya Pose
Some Times Appear with 2 Arms holding Pustaka & Aksamala
Shukra White Possess 4 Arms; Weapons like Brihaspati
Sometimes 2 Arms holding Nidhi & Pustaka
Shani Black Appears in Small stature with a one leg lamed

2 Arms holding Danda, Aksamala. Also appears in Abhaya Pose
Rahu Silver Chariot Possess 4 arms holding Khadga, Khetaka, Sula
Sometimes 2 arms Carrying Books
Ketu Dark Colour Possess 2 arms holding gadha. Sometimes on a chariot drawn by 10 horses

Navagraha Temple Guwahati Timings:

4.00 am to 9.00 pm

Navagraha Temple Guwahati Address:
Navagraha Temple,
Navagraha Road, Silpukhuri,
Navagraha Hills, Guwahati,
Assam 781003

Rituals at Navagraha Temple Guwahati Assam:

Archana
Abhishekam
Aarti
Daily Rituals are performed

Navagraha Temple Festivals:

Shiva Chaturdasi
Maha Shivratri

How to Reach Navagraha Temple Guwahati?

By Airport:
Guwahati International Airport is the Nearest Airport which is 24.4 km away from the temple

By Railway Station:
Guwahati Railway Station is the Nearest Railway Station which is 3.1 km away from the Temple

By Road:
Guwahati is well connected with other major cities.

Reference: http://northeasttourism.gov.in/