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Madhupur Satra

Madhupur Satra is a religious center located in Coochbehar District of West Bengal. It is the final resting place of Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardev, a great Vaisnavite saint of Assam.

Built during the period of the Cooch king Naranarayan in the 16th century, this satra has 45 bighas of cultivable land and 19 bighas of compound. It is noted for its serene atmosphere and the sound of chants that reverberates through the place.

Madhupur Satra celebrates festivals such as Ras festival, Bhada kirtan, Doul Utsav and Sankardev Janmotshav. Thousands of people from West Bengal as well as from Assam gather for the festivals.

Madhupur Satra can be approached from Coochbehar by road. The nearest major railhead is New Coochbehar Railway Station.

Updated on 19th May, 2015
District: Coochbehar


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