Kamakhya Temple

Kamakhya Temple is a well-known journey arranged at Guwahati, Assam. The Kamakhya temple is devoted to the tantric goddesses. Maa Kamakhya or Kameswari is the eminent Goddess of Desire whose celebrated holy place is situated in the core of Nilachala Hill or the blue hall seated in the western province of Guwahati, the Capital City of the territory of Assam in North East India. The Kamakhya Temple is precisely situated on the Nilachala slope in Guwahati at around 8 km from the railroad station. Maa Kamakhya Devalaya is viewed as most sacrosanct and most established of the 51 Shakti Peethas on earth. It is the focal point of broadly rehearsed, intense Tantric Shaktism religion in India.

The God of affection, Kamadeva had lost his virility because of a revile. He searched out the Shakti's womb and privates and was liberated from the revile. This is the place 'love' picked up his power and in this manner, the god 'Kamakhya' Devi was introduced and loved here. A few people additionally trust that the Kamakhya Temple is where Shiva and Devi Sati had their sentimental experiences.

The general compositional state of the present Kamakhya Temple, which was modified in the year 1565 of common era by using vestiges of a stone temple of eleventh & twelfth century A.D. at the site, had been demonstrated out of a mix of two distinct styles, in particular, the customary North Indian or nagara style and Mughal or Saracenic style. Being the core center for Tantra love, this Kamakhya draws in a large number of tantra fans in a yearly celebration known as the Ambubachi Mela. Another yearly festival is the Manasa Puja. Durga Puja has likewise praised every year at Kamakhya amid Navaratri in the fall. This five-day celebration pulls in a few thousand of guests.


Kamakhya Temple open at 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM and then 2:30 PM to 5.30 PM

Entry Fees

Free for all (general entry), VIP Pass cost for direct entry is 501 INR and special entry pass cost is 101 INR

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