The temple consists of four chambers: garbhagriha and three mandapas locally called calanta, pancaratna and natamandira. The sikhara in the shape of a bee-hive, which is characteristic of temples in Lower Assam. The inner sanctum, the garbhagriha, is a cave below ground level and consists of no image but a rock fissure. Ambubachi Mela is an annual fair organised at Kamakhya Temple in the month of June.
The Kamakhya Temple is dedicated to mother Goddess Kamakhya. It is one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Peeths. Situated on the Nilachal Hill in the western part of Guwahati city in Assam, it is the main temple in a complex of individual temples dedicated to the ten Mahavidyas: Kali, Tara, Sodashi, Bhuvaneshwari, Bhairavi, Chinnamasta, Dhumavati, Bagalamukhi, Matangi and Kamala. Among these Tripurasundari, Matangi and Kamala reside inside the main temple wheras the other seven reside in individual temples. It is an important pilgrimage destination for general Hindus especially for Tantric worshipers.
Category: Riligious, Historic
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Ambubachi Mela is an annual fair organised at Kamakhya Temple in the month of June.
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