The Ahom seat at Habung: An Offbeat Destination

Totally oblivious as to what to expect we started on a road trip to Habung which is located in Dhemaji on the north bank of river Brahmaputra. The only bookish information we had was that Swargadeo Chaolung Sukapha settled there briefly before finally establishing his capital at Charaideo. Of late the State Government has taken… Continue reading The Ahom seat at Habung: An Offbeat Destination

Ahom King Chaolung Siukapha: The Architect of Greater Assam

Chaolung Siukapha was the founder of the Ahom Kingdom, and the first Ahom King in medieval Assam. The Tai word Chao means Lord and Lung means Great. The Great Lord Swargadeo Chaolung Siukapha was considered, by the Ahoms, to be a descendant of God Khunlung, who had come down from heaven and had ruled Mong… Continue reading Ahom King Chaolung Siukapha: The Architect of Greater Assam

Traditional Attires of Assam and The Ahom Dress

Traditional dress of Assam: The Mekhela Sador Assam silk is the indigenous silk of Assam comprising of Muga, Paat and Eri silk. The traditional dress of Assam, the Mekhela Sador is mostly woven out of these three silk and is naturally the pride of the Assamese people. The mekhela sador is a three piece attire… Continue reading Traditional Attires of Assam and The Ahom Dress