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The Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture was established in 1993 at Guwahati under a Project of Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari. The purpose of this organisation is discovering the cultural continuity of the North Eastern states with rest of India. It is situated on the bank of the Brahmaputra River, Uzan Bazar area of Guwahati City.

Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture has been preserving, documenting and promoting the cultural heritage of North East in the field of dance, , music, fine-arts, literatures etc.

Specific Example of the efforts made by the institution to conserve the mentioned ICH

  • Traditional Customs and Rituals of Northeast India-Vol-I
  • Traditional Customs and Rituals of Northeast India-Vol-II
  • The Dimasa: Child of the Big River.
  • Traditional Systems of the Tangsa and the Tutsa
  • Glimpses of the Sattra Institution of Assam
  • Survey of the Buddhist Monasteries of Assam and Arunacha Pradesh.
  • Traditional Systems of the Wanchos of Arunachal Pradesh
  • Culture and Nationalism
  • Traditional Systems of North East India-Along Seminer
  • Traditional Systems of North East India-Pasighat Seminer
  • Traditional Systems of the Dimasa
  • Living in Harmony
  • Vedanta in the Nuclear Age
  • Reading Sankaradeva: Marginality and Indianness
  • Socio-Religious Traditions of Greater Lumding
  • Traditional Systems of the Noctes.

For publication contact email :

Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture,
Riverside, Uzan Bazar, M.G.Road,
Guwahati:- 781001,
Phone:-0361-2548862, 2510594


Source Collected by:- Sameer and Simanta, CEE-North East

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