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June 25, 2018

Kamakhya Temple

Kamakhya Tample, Guwahati
The Kamakhya Temple 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, Sodashi, Bhuvaneshwari, Bhairavi, Chhinnamasta, Dhumavati, Bagalamukhi, Matangi and Kamalatmika. 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 Hindus and especially for Tantric worshipers. A scholarly study of the Kamakhya Temple was authored by Kali Prasad Goswami, Adari Surendra.

In July 2015, the Supreme Court of India transferred the administration of the Temple from the Kamakhya Debutter Board to the Bordewri Samaj.

Nearest ISBT : ISBT Guwahati (Near Tirupati Balaji, NH 37)
Nearest Bus Stop : Kamakhya
Nearest Train Station : Maligaon (Kamakhya Jn.)

Source : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamakhya_Temple#/media/File:Kamakhya_Guwahati.JPG

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