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#NorthEast is not a far flung branch of the tree of Bharat but a place holding its roots. Mata #Tripura Sundari has grand temples all the way in south India. Kamakhya Devi (Assam) & Nartiang Durga (Meghalaya) are other ‘Shakti Peeth’s in NE. More interesting facts in this thread
Unakoti (#Tripura) is an >1000 yr old site with amazing carvings by an unknown sculptor. There is a 30 ft. high carving of Lord Shiva (Unikotiswara Kal Bhairava) & gigantic figures of Ganesha, Nandi and Durga on a lion

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Sri Surya Pahar (Assam) is a site with numerous Shiva linga carvings - belief is that 99999 Shiva Lingas were engraved by Vyasa in order to build a 2nd Kashi (where there were 100000 Lingas)
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#Hinduism in #NorthEast India

The many regions of NE India find mentions in our ancient religious manuscripts and in the Mahabharata.

Pls follow this thread for more information.

There is more info but can't be subsumed in tweets.

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#Assam the land of blue hills and rivers, is the land of Usha, who was enamored of Aniruddha, the prince of Dwarka. #Meghalaya, abode of clouds was the dreamland of Pramila.
#ArunachalPradesh, where the sun rises above the snow capped mountains, was the homeland of Rukmini whose beauty enchanted Lord Krishna.#Manipur the dale of songs and dances was the land of Chitrangada and in #Nagaland, the eastern sentinel of our country, Arjun’s Ulupi was born.
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