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“Kamakya temple for shakthi worship still has animal sacrifice”
Review of Kamakhya Temple

Kamakhya Temple
Ranked #2 of 61 things to do in Guwahati
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

It is a temple which is popular not only with Assamese but to other Indians also. People rever the wroshiping of the goddess. It is situated in Guwhathi. The only thing that hurt me is the sacrifice of goats and pigeons.

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Reviewed 16 April 2013

I went with two other friends for darshan and stood in queue at 9:30am and reached at 11:30am to the main temple . To add to my disappointment we dint even spend 2min and it was utterly dark inside the temple, sort of gory. There were sheep and goats everywhere in the temple arena and I asked my friend what the deal with all the slaughtering. Then he told me the entire story of how it came to be a shakti peetha and how pious it is. I guess the walk to the temple is well worth it but visiting the main temple sanctum needs some courage.

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Reviewed 16 April 2013

Maa Kamakhya temple at maligaon in guwahati is one of the shakti pith according to hindu mythology. I have started at 7-00 AM in early morning and reached temple at 7-30. There you can buy ticket of rs. 100/500/1000 to have a darshan early. Also free darshan is available. don't plan to visit on weekends as more rush is there. Management is not proper and corruption is high as no watch dog is there. But darshan will be completed in max 5-6 hrs. in weekends and 2-4 hrs. in week days. Must visit and take blessing from maa kamakhya if visiting guwahati.

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Reviewed 13 April 2013

I was lucky to get through to the top. The view was great. More than that, I was astonished to find many more temples around. Kamakhya is the sacred place for hindus.

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Reviewed 11 April 2013

We didn't do the darshan as we had to wait in a queue though it was not crowded at all. The temple museum is worth a visit. Temple itself recommended only for devotees.

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