Biman Hazarika says ‘Till half a century ago, most of these satras were both culturally and academically rich. Our plan is to make the local villagers aware of the necessity of preserving the cultural and religious resources of these institutions.’ Hazarika said.
The duo intend to cover seven Vaishnavite monasteries (satras) — Kubaikata, Ai Lakhi, Aibheti Nasatra, Salaguri Leteri,
Bali, Kuji and Ali Pukhuri Patekibori — during the course of their mission. (Source: The Telegraph)
The Satras are located in Morigaon District and Nagaon District of Assam and are in around Borduwa, the birthplace of Srimanta Sankardev.
The Assam State Musuem, the Kamrupa Anusandhana Samiti and the Department of Historical and Antiquarian Studies in
This is an example of a manuscript preserved in
There are many more such manuscripts left in the Satras of Assam to be preserved.