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The Kamakhya Temple, which is situated high aloft a hill called Neelachal Parbat or Kamagiri in the city of Guwahati is one of its several religious landmarks, which speaks volumes about the rich historical treasure over which the state of Assam is seated. This sacred temple in the heart of the capital city of Assam holds more than it meets the eye of the onlooker. The Kamakhya Temple had been built in reverence to Goddess Kamakhya or Sati, who was one of the numerous incarnations of Goddess Durga or Goddess Shakti.
The Kalika Purana, an ancient work in Sanskrit describes Kamakhya as the yielder of all desires, the young bride of Shiva, and the giver of salvation.Shakti is known as Kamakhya. The Kamakhya Temple is one of the most important pilgrimage of Hindu and one of the holiest SHAKTI temple, is situated on the Nilachal Hill in western part of Guwahati city in Assam, India. Nilachal Hills housed a complex of temples dedicated to different forms of Shakti, or Mother Goddess as the "Dasa Mahavidya" (ten different forms of Shakti) that includes temples of Bhuvaneshvari, Bagalamukhi, Chinnamasta, Tripura Sundari among other temples.