#Thread "Mayong" The Land of Black Magic and Mysterious kingdom of Ghatotkach...

Mayong is located in Morigaon district about 40 km from the city of Guwahati, Assam.The word 'mayong' is originated from the Sanskrit word 'Maya which signifies illusion.
Mayong is known as the 'Land of Black Magic'. It is also speculated that black magic started in the whole world from this village. The people here believe that this village belongs to Ghatotkach, son of Bheem. Ghatotkach was the king of Mayong.
The people here are masters at creating illusions. It is said that the people of Mayong know the magic of disappearing. The people here also have the power to transform themselves into animals and here wild animals are domesticated with supernatural power.
People here eliminate pain with mantras, snap thieves, and also perform many types of magic. Most of the people of Mayong are farmers, but along with farming, they also teach magic to their children.
In 1332 AD, the Mughal emperor Mohammad Shah marched with his horsemen to capture Assam. Thousands of magicians were present in Assam at that time and they had built such a magical wall to save Mayong, after crossing which Shah's entire army disappeared.
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