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Salute to Artisan

It’s good to see people working hard to maintain old culture.. It’s not going to give them big... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ahmedabad, India
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Beautiful masks though a bit costly

Beautiful art form of mask making at Samaguri Satra is truly mesmerising to say the least. Used... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2019
Guwahati, India
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Samaguri Satra, Majuli 785110, India
+91 94019 37283
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s good to see people working hard to maintain old culture.. It’s not going to give them big returns but art can be preserved with dedicated families.. Kudos to their effort. You enjoy visiting place to see how they are made and how much efforts...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PeyushN
Reviewed February 28, 2019

Beautiful art form of mask making at Samaguri Satra is truly mesmerising to say the least. Used actually for theatrical performances of mythological characters, these can be purchased as a beautiful piece of souvenir which can be used smartly as modern day home decor. It's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

If you want to look at pure art and perfection in it, this is the place. The masks which they create are collectible pieces, its kind of a lost artform and they are reviving it even teaching it to the children. They donnot allow photography...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PreritS14
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Majuli is known for its satras. This is one such place that is engaged in making masks that are traditionally used in theatre performances. Therefore you will see a lot of masks from the characters from Indian mythology. They demonstrate the techniques that go into...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anirudh_Anand
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

One of the Satra at Majuli which is known for making mask. These mask are used for different performances and it may be used as souvenir too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank xplorewithpassion
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

A must visit place to learn how masks are made. They also have a bamboo cane sculpture of a dancing lady made for demonstration which is very intricate and beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anilkannambille
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Masks are made here for festivals etc. You are taken through the whole process, which is highly skilled, starting with a bamboo frame and covered with clay before being painted. The masks are incredibly realistic especially when worn and you can only marvel at the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anne B
Reviewed July 14, 2018

rThe place is very small and it is very full of masks. The man in charge was excellent and showed us how it worked, he was very interesting and spent a lot of time with us. The masks are sent all over the world, we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 671Pamela
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

SATRA these places are mainly for 2 reasons 1) for householders who chant the holy name 2) for monks Mask making also takes place here If you ask with intrest they will explain to you the whole procedure of mask making Products made from dried...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank majumdartravel04
Reviewed March 25, 2018

This is small place. You could get a demo of how the masks form Bamboo form covered with clay and cow dung are made. They are then painted to depict various hindu gods, goddesses, animals and demons from hindu mythology. You could also get to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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June 11, 2017|
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Response from WWRovers | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I agree....with a high river I think it is even better to arrive and go by the ferry, because the river is higher. It is easer to reach the shore villages.
February 5, 2017|
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