Satriya, a classic dance of Assam
, was introduced by Srimanta Shankar Dev to propagate religion. It has three parts - guru vandana, Ramdani and geet abhinaya. Guru vandana and Ramdani is performed without any music remain immune to the modern-day invasions. The geet abhinaya is based on the childhood tales of Lord Krishna
An annual Satriya Dance festival is organized in Guwahati during winter (November- February).