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Kamakhya Temple

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22 June to 26 June 2017

Ambubachi Mela Kamakhya Temple

Ambubachi Mela is an annual Hindu festival celebrated at the Kamakhya temple Guwahati. The temple is one of the 52 oldest Shakti peethas of the India and is also known as the ‘birthplace of earth’. The Ambubachi Mela is the celebration of the yearly menstruation course of Goddess Kamakhya. It starts on the seventh day of Asad and usually falls during the monsoon season. This 4-day festival is celebrated with great religious values and is quite popular among the devotees. People from various corners of the world and country visit Guwahati to be a part of the festival. Another relevance of this festival is that it is observed for getting siddhis, tantra shakti and tantra knowledge. People believe that the tantrik siddhis are a gift of Goddess Kamakhya that will help them in achieving their life goals. Every year a lot of pilgrims fly to this place few days advance to get the blessings of the Goddess.

During this festival, the temple stays closed for 3 days and on the 4th day a grand felicitation is organised at the temple where devotees get prasada in the form of a red cloth that is considered to be a blessing of Devi Kamakhya. Buffalo and goat sacrifices are also a part of the rituals that are being performed at the temple. The significance of this festival is very high as it highlights the strength of females and reproduction. This year the festival will be celebrated from 22-26th June and can be visited by booking a train/bus/flight to Guwahati.
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Last Booked : Aug 27, 2016 at 5:36 pm
- Dec 09, 2017 at 3:43 pm
Rated
5
Good Service and Hospitable Staff. Had booked the hotel as a gift to my parents for their 35th Anniversary and they had a splendid time. The hotel also arranged for a complementary Cake and bouquet ...
Radisson Blu Hotel Guwahati - Nh 37/ City Bypass, Guwahati

5946

Radisson Blu Hotel Guwahati

Nh 37/ City Bypass, Guwahati

Approx 3 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.4 / 5
4.4 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 5:49 pm
- Jun 27, 2018 at 1:03 pm
Rated
4
Because of swampy environment, you could get stinking smell. Hotel staffs need to focus on this. Barring this everything was good. And not to forget, hotel is situated in the middle of a crowded ...
Hotel Dynasty - Lakhtokia/ Pan Bazar, Guwahati

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Hotel Dynasty

Lakhtokia/ Pan Bazar, Guwahati

Approx 4 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.3 / 5
4.3 / 5
OYO 5638 OM Regency I - Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India, Guwahati

2022

OYO 5638 OM Regency I

Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India, Guwahati

Approx 400 m from venue

Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 4:45 pm
- Oct 13, 2017 at 7:55 am
Rated
3
Please look into your lift issues.... The lift had a problem both the time I was there... Further the lift is kept open many times by the staff due to which we have to access the stairs..
HOTEL MONSOON PALACE - Lakhtokia/ Pan Bazar, Guwahati

1800

HOTEL MONSOON PALACE

Lakhtokia/ Pan Bazar, Guwahati

Approx 4 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.6 / 5
3.6 / 5
Hotel Vrinda Regency - GARCHUK, Guwahati

2270

Hotel Vrinda Regency

GARCHUK, Guwahati

Approx 4 km from venue

- Jun 21, 2018 at 11:57 am
Rated
4
Hotel's location is its USP. New structure and well furnished rooms. However, electric kettle with cups and condiments was missing. Room service resumes at 7.30 am. So one should carry his kettle for ...
Hotel Shreemoyee Inn - Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India, Guwahati

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Hotel Shreemoyee Inn

Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India, Guwahati
Goibibo Rating - 4.3 / 5
4.3 / 5
Dynasty Hotel - Lakhtokia/ Pan Bazar, Guwahati

5300

Dynasty Hotel

Lakhtokia/ Pan Bazar, Guwahati

Approx 4 km from venue

Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 1:02 pm
- Feb 28, 2018 at 10:33 pm
Rated
4
A very neat and clean hotel with good modern amenities and cooperative staff.Fooding is little costly.
Hotel Raj Mahal (Pure Veg)  - A T Road, Guwahati

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Hotel Raj Mahal (Pure Veg)

A T Road, Guwahati

Approx 4 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.0 / 5
4.0 / 5
OYO 7137 Om Regency - Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India, Guwahati

OYO 7137 Om Regency

Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam, India, Guwahati

Approx 400 m from venue