The Mask Makers village Majuli island, Assam
Located in Samaguri Satra on Majuli island
The Art of making mask has been in this Satra since over 1500 years
Mask are hand made out of Bamboo, mud & clay
After drying the mask in the sun they are painted with bright colour‘s
The mask are used for theatrical performances of mythological characters
7 Days Assam Meghalaya
Backpacking @ ₹16,800
7th -13th Nov ‘22
The artist will give you a free orientation of the history, culture of the mask & use of the mask.
The process of making a mask takes anywhere between 100-500 hours
The Satra halls have mask hanging on every wall
You will see the artist live at work during visit. They pretty much work all year.
Young artist are trained in the Satra & a workshop for travellers is also possible on request.
Tourist are allowed to wear the mask to get a real first hand feel.
It’s a 15 minutes drive from the village of Garmur in Majuli.