Kamakhya Temple- Assam

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January 2018

The Kamakhya Temple (Assamese: k?m?khy? mandir); also Kamrup-Kamakhya is a Hindu temple dedicated to the mother goddess Kamakhya. It is one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas.Situated on the Nilachal Hill in western part of Guwahati city in Assam, India, it is the main temple in a complex of individual temples dedicated to the ten Mahavidyas: Kali, Tara, Shodashi, Bhuvaneshwari, Bhairavi, Chhinnamasta, Dhumavati, Bagalamukhi, Matangi and Kamala.Among these, Tripurasundari, Matangi and Kamala reside inside the main temple whereas the other seven reside in individual temples. It is an important pilgrimage destination for general Hindu and especially for Tantric worshipers. A scholarly study of the Kamakhya Temple was authored by Kali Prasad Goswami.

Location: Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam 781010
Distance: Delhi to Temple 1950.3 km
Food: Ambubachi Mela Food is meant to be Tasted

SPECIALITY: Dedicated to Goddess Kamakhya, this temple is one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas. It is the most important pilgrimage for the Tantric Worshippers. As a form of worship, goats are offered to the Goddess by the devotees who believe that Kamakhya is the yielder of all desires.

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