Which Satra is famous for mask making?


Which Satra is famous for mask making?

Sri Sri Samaguri Satra of Majuli
Sri Sri Samaguri Satra of Majuli is a major centre of attraction for tourists for its unique mask making tradition. For centuries, the art of mask making has been prevalent in this Satra.

What is special about Majuli?

Majuli is a picturesque, lush green and pollution-free river island in the mighty River Brahmaputra. It is the world’s largest river island and it attracts tourists from all over the world. Majuli is also a strong contender for a place in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

How many Satras are there in Majuli?

In 15th century the first Satra was founded in Majuli. Since then sixty five Satras have come up for the propagation of ethics and socio-cultural ideals. However, at present there are only twenty two Satras in Majuli. The others had to be shifted to safer places due to the devastation of flood and erosion.

Do people live in Majuli?

Majuli boasts of a multiplicity of ethnic tribes, which have contributed immensely to its rich and colourful cultural heritage. The population of Majuli is a medley of the Brahmins, Kalitas, Kochs, Naths, Koibartas, Mishings, Deori, Sonowol Kacharis, Ahoms. Chutiyas, Suts, Nepalis, Bengalis.

What is Maskmaking?

Mask making is a rewarding and creative process. It is an absorbing activity that helps focus children to the task at hand. Masks can be fun, mysterious and even frightening. When a mask is completed and worn for the first time a new character is born.

How many people are there in Majuli?


Majuli district
• Total 880 km2 (340 sq mi)
• Total 167,304
• Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)

Where is Majuli island in India?

state of Assam
Majuli, the largest river island in the world, is situated in the northeastern state of Assam. Majuli means land in the midst of two rivers. It is formed by the Brahmaputra River in the south and the Kherkutia Xuti joined by the Subansiri River in the north.

Is Majuli a world heritage site?

The Culture Ministry has decided to send the world’s largest river Island Majuli to be included in the World Heritage Sites of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisaton (UNESCO) this year.

Where is Majuli Island in India?

Why is it difficult to ascertain the year of creation of Majuli?

It is very difficult to ascertain the year or the period of the creation of Majuli as sufficient and convincing records are not available to support the views in regards to its history.

How many people are missing in Assam?

Population. According to the Census of India conducted in 2011, the population of Mising in Assam is approximately 7 lakhs with a good sex ratio.