Himanta Biswa Sarma releases Assamese version of Atharvaveda


GUWAHATI: Assam health, finance and education minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma today released the Assamese version of Atharvaveda at Maha Mrityunjoy temple of Barhampur in Nagaon district. Minister Sarma released the book translated by Baba Shri Shri Bhrigugiri Maharaj. Noted spiritual scholar from Varanasi Swami Nigamananda also attended the book release function.

Minister Sarma took part in Maha Mrityunjoy Jagya and offered prayer at the famous temple.

He was accompanied by Nagaon legislator Rupak Sarmah, BJP leaders Rupak Goswami and Bibhutui Bhushan Borthakur. 

Attending the book release function, minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said “We all know the significance of Maha Mrityunjoy temple.during his span of life, Bhrigugiri Maharaj told us about the significance of this temple. Seventy percent construction of the temple has been done. We hope the rest thirty percent will be done soon. We will try to inaugurate the temple in a grand and spiritual manner once it gets completed.”