Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati
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Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati

Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati in Guwahati

Kamakhya Temple is located on Nilachal Hills in western part of Guwahati on adjoining banks of Brahmaputra river. Apart from this, there are also the temples of 10 Mahavidyas in and around temple. These include Bhuvaneshvari, Bagalamukhi, Chinnamasta,Tripura Sundari, Tara, Kali, Bhairavi, Dhumavati, Matangi and Kamala Temples.
It is one among the 52 Shakti Peeths of India. There is no image of Shakti here. Within a corner of the cave in the temple, there is sculptured image of the yoni of the goddess, which is the object of reverence. A natural spring keeps the stone moist. It is an important pilgrimage destination for all sects of Hindus and especially for Tantric worshipers.

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Assam, India
Time Needed:
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91.7044483°N, 26.1664291°E
Distance from Guwahati to Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati
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Overall Rating:4.6

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  '1' out of 5
"Temple is ok but hate the commercialisation and exploitation by so called pujaries. I even found that one of the modern days pujari coming to temple from his personal vehicle. There lots more , you can see it for yourself"
  '5' out of 5
"Because I worshiped God Shiva & Sati.. Jai Bholenath Ki Chinta Nhi Kisi Baat Ki Har Har Mahadev"
  '5' out of 5
  '5' out of 5
"Maa ki har bat nirali hai"
  '5' out of 5
"Maa ka darbar hamesa bachoun me liye khula rehta hai "

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