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North Eastern parts of India have a tradition of Shakti-puja or the worship of mother goddess in different forms. Thus from Orissa to Assam, you can temples of different Goddesses such as Durga, Kali, Saraswati, etc. Kamakhya temple of Guwahati is part of the same tradition. Hindu mythology believes that genital parts of Sati, wife of Shiva, fell in Guwahati and Kamakhya temple was built on that spot. The most sacred part of the temple is called Garabhgriha or "the womb" and requires journey to a dark cave through a narrow corridor. Thus offering prayers in garbhgriha is considered equivalent to a rebirth.

Kalakshetra is a cultural and arts centre in Guwahati.

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If you would like a picture in higher resolution, write to Sunil at sunil(at)kalpana.it

Images of Steamed Rice cakes in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Steamed Rice cakes in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Bhuvaneshwari temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Bhuvaneshwari temple in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kalakshetra in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kalakshetra in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kalakshetra in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kalakshetra in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kalakshetra in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kalakshetra in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kalakshetra in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kalakshetra in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kalakshetra in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kalakshetra in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Kalakshetra in Guwahati, Assam, India

Images of Banks of Brahmaputra in Guwahati, Assam, India

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All images on Kalpana are under Creative Commons license. This means that you are free to use them but remember to give credit to Kalpana and provide a link to the page from where you took that picture. All these images are by Sunil Deepak. You can also check the complete index of Kalpana Image Archives for images from other parts of India as well as from other countries of Asia, Africa, Europe and Americas.

If you would like a picture in higher resolution, write to Sunil at sunil(at)kalpana.it

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