Rock-cut Temple, Maibong, Dima Hasao District

Stone house: A rock-cut chala type of monolithic is beautifully carved on a big granite boulder. This temple is said to be dedicated to the goddess ‘Ranachandi’. The goddess signifying the war aspect of Gauri was the tutelary deity of the Cachari kings. The roof of the temple is curvilinear in shape showing Bengal’s architectural influence. There are four false doors carved on the walls of the temple. An inscription is inscribed on the monument dated back to 17th century CE.

Information courtesy: Directorate of Archaeology Assam