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Vishwakarma Temple in Guwahati in Assam

Vishwakarma Temple in Guwahati in Assam is dedicated to Lord Vishwakarma, the divine architect in Hindu religion. There only very temples that are exclusively dedicated to Vishwakarma. Vishwakarma Temple in Guwahati in Assam is located at the base of the famous Kamakhya Temple.

The temple was established in 1965 and is today visited by thousands of people. The temple is also an important converging point during Biswakarma Puja. Today many people instead of keeping Vishwakarma Murti at home are opting to offer prayers in the temple.

The temple offers nirmali – holy water – which is taken by traders and smiths to sprinkle on their tools.
Times of India reports 
The temple was founded by Bhabakanta Sarmah, a panda (priest) of the Kamakhya temple, in association with Mahabir Prasad Dhirasaria, a contractor. Legend goes that Sarmah was visited by Lord Vishwakarma in his dream, which inspired the priest to consecrate the temple on his land at the base of the famous Kamakhya temple. 
"My grandfather saw the lord in his dream and decided to construct a temple. The site of the temple was based on a rock which had slipped away from the nearby hill. Mahabir, a contractor who was working on the construction of the motorway to Kamakhya, provided logistical support in building the temple.” said Joykanta Sarmah, main priest of the temple.