Kamakhya Devi temple near Guwahati in Assam is revered as one of the Shakti
Peethams, and is visited by several, throughout the year.
of Shakti Worship: Legends related to Ugra Tara, Kamakhya and the Hatimura
temples and Shakti worship in Assam.
||The Surya Pahar temple situated amongst
several archaeological remains in Goalpara in Assam is an ancient center of sun worship.
|The ancient name Pragjyotishapura
refers to the region as a center of astrology. The ancient Navagraha
temple is located in the vicinity of Guwahati.
||The ancient Negriting Shiva Temple near Golaghat was
held in great regard by the Ahom rulers of Assam.
||The Ashvakranta Temple is related to the
legend of Krishna vanquishing the demon Narakasura.
temple enshrines Vishnu. Seen here are sculptures of the Dasavataras wherein
Buddha is portrayed as one of the incarnations of Vishnu.
||The Umananda Temple at Bhasmachala or the hill
of ashes is said to symbolize the site where Shiva burnt Kaama the God of desire to ashes.
||A pointer to the various temples and Satras of North East