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Goddess Kamakhya & Her consort Lord Shiva

Goddess Kamakhya

Goddess Kamakhya

Many civilizations have been a witness to the existence of the deities over centuries. The deities have come to be worshipped in various forms, ways and structures. Plethora of gods and goddesses makes India the much sought after tourist destination where all religions coexist in harmony. With more than one million gods and goddesses, Hinduism is one of the most ancient religions practiced not only in the Hindu dominated country India but across the continents too.

Kamarupa (form of desire) is the area in which yoni (womb or source) is considered to have fallen on earth and thus the Kamakhya temple cropped up at the spot. Kamakhya is a ‘deceit deity’ who adopts varied forms depending on her mood and is also known as “Kameshwari”.

Kamakhya Maa is also regarded as a form of Maha Tripura Sundari who is also called Shodashi. Kamakhya is the incarnation of goddess Kali and is in close association with Durga. One such goddess worshipped profound is goddess Kamakhya.

She emerged out of the Himalayan hills and is closely associated with ‘Kali ma’ and ‘Tripura Sundari’. Her name stands for “renowned goddess of wishes i.e desires’’. But its existence has an interesting story. As per myths and traditions, there are fifty one pieces of shakti  i.e Satis’s body strewn in  Asia. They are called shakti peethas and are known to be the existence site of many powerful goddess. Moreover this Goddess is the consort of Lord Shiva. Hindu devotees worship these God and Goddess with great devotion and dedication.

Goddess Kamakhya

Goddess Kamakhya

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