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Sri Kamakhya Devi Temple Timings

Sri Kamakhya Devi Temple Timings:

5.30 AM – Snana of the Pithasthana
6.00 AM – Nithya Puja
8.00 AM – Temple open for devotees
1.00 PM – Temple door closed, offerings to goddess followed by devotees
2.30 PM – Temple door reopens for devotees
5.15 PM – Temple door closes
7.30 PM – Aarati of Goddess

  1. Kamakhya Temple is situated on the Nilachal Hill in the western part of Guwahati city in the State of Assam.
  2. Goddess Kamakhya is an incarnation of Goddess Parvathi.
  3. Here Lord Shiva is worshipped as Umanand.
  4. Ambubachi Mela is organized every year in the month of June.
  5. The temple remains closed for three days i.e from June 22 – 24. After three days temple is opened for darshan.
  6. During this fair, the water of the Brahmaputra river turns red.
  7. Pujas like Vasanti Puja, Durgadeul, Madandeul, Pohan Biya, Durga Puja Ambubachi puja, Mansaa Puja will in particular months not on every day.
  8. Sati Devi’s Womb had fallen here and the temple is also one of the Shakti Peetas.
  9. This temple was also mentioned in Kalika Purana.
  10. This temple was built in the 8th – 9th century and renovated many times.
  11. Ambubachi Mela and Navratri attract many devotees.
  12. Dress Code: Traditional dress is allowed for darshan.

Kamakhya Temple Address:

Kamakhya,
Guwahati,
Assam – 781010.

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