The Batadrawa Than, also known as Bordowa Than, the birthplace of Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva (1449-1568) the great Vaisnavite saint of Assam, founded by him in 1494 A.D. The Than holds immense importance for Vaishnav followers of Assam.Mahapurush Sankardeva founded the first ever Kirtan Ghar at Bordowa to practice and preach neo Vaishnavite faith during fifteenth century in Assam and propagated the EK SARAN NAAM DHARMA .A unique feature with novel design of Namghar and Monikut, a mass-praying place in the villages of Assam is also the creation of Sankardeva.The devotees of Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva and followers of Vaishnavite philosophy use to visit Barduwa daily from all over Assam in a large number. People believe Bordowa Than as the “Dwitiya Vaikuntha”, the second heaven on earth. A huge pond “Akashiganga” and another pond “Santijan” too are the places of attraction of the devotees. A very big festival "Doul Mohotsava" (Holi) is a yearly attraction for the devotees in Bordowa. The festival is an assembly of more than lakh of devotees from Assam and NE India.The Assam Tourism department has 3 nos of the cottage, and 2 nos of dormitory for devotees to stay within the Than campus which are maintained by the Than committee.
Location: It is located about 18 km North-West from Nagaon Town.
How to reach: One can hire a taxi from Nagaon town or can use the local bus services/tempo services to reach the place.