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    Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati

    Location: Guwahati, Assam.

    Kamakhya temple is also known as a Shakti Peeth and it is located on the Nilachal Hill, Guwahati. It is the destination for Hindu worshipers and Tantriks. The Kamakhya complex cosist of 6 temples which were made in 1543 AD by Kamarupa. The basic meaning of Kamakhya is Shaki (Power), and the main festivals of temple are Maha Shiv Ratri and Durga Puja.

    I been there once and the experince was really nice, it is just a few minutes drive away from Guwahati city and situated at the hill top. While driving to Kamakhya there are number of points from where you can see entire city and dam too. I liked everything about this temple and I think its must visit temple for every hindu

    Here are some pics from my last trip to Kamakhya Temple

    (Note: Akumar I am not sure what all info you are looking for so please let me know if you have any questions )

    Kamakhya temple
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    Wall on Kamakhya temple
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    People still sacrifice goat (Bali) at Kamakhya temple
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    View from Kamakhya temple
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    On the way back from Kamakhya temple
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    Few more clicks from the same hill (on the way back to Guwahati city)
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    Gorgeous pics of Kamakhya Temple and Guwahati.

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    Leo, your shared information and images of Kamakhya Temple and Guwahati are superb. After seeing these pictures I have great wish to go there once in my life. I love to see such kind of destinations all over the world.

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