5 Facts About Assam Which Will Completely Blow Your Mind
1. Did you know, the Ahom’s who ruled 600 years in the land of Assam were too less in numbers when they first came to the Brahmaputra valley?
They actually came from the ‘Mong Mao’ of China’s Yunnan provision. These Tai ethnic people were more powerful than its local residents.
By feeling the ability and dominance of these Tai people, they named them ‘Ahom’, which meant in-equal or more powerful than themselves. Later from this ‘Ahom’ word ‘Assam’ word evolved during the British era.
2. In the very earlier time of the Ahom rule, there was a practice of human sacrifice in Assam. These sacrificial practices were mostly meant to satisfy Landon deity (Indra), who was and still is considered the worshipped god of the community.
However, I have to tell that today the way is closed due to the heavy stock of clay. Therefore, nowadays nobody can get in there. [It also has another way, which reaches to the Dikhow River, but it is also closed by clay too.]
4. There are only a few countries in the world, where one horn rhinoceros is founded. Here, are examples of them: – Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, and India etc.
Here in India, Assam is the leading state for it. Do you know which national park is famous for founding the highest number of one horn rhinoceros?
Yes, it’s Manas. Manas national park is famous for founding the highest number of one horn rhinoceros in Assam, India and even in the world. [Manas is also the largest national park of Assam, which volume is 950km2.]
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5. At once Assam state was the center of tantric and magical elements. At that time, under some obscenities, some people used to do such work which was amazing but also terrible as well.
In order to satisfy the Gods and learn black magic, some people used to remove the body of dead from the grave and used to cut their throats to drink the blood.
Though today all the work has reduced to a great extent, even today in the Mayong village of Morigaon district, you will still see a great effect of black magic.
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