The temple of Navagrahas is situated in the south-eastern part
of the Gauhati town on the crest of a hill known as Citracala. The temple contains
nine phallic emblems of Siva covered with cloths of different colours sacred to the nine
planetary gods, namely, Surya (Sun), Candra (Moon), Mangala (Mars), Budha (Mercury),
Brihaspati (Jupiter), Sukra (Venus), Sani (Saturn), Rahu and Ketu.
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