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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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Hotels Near Ambubachi Mela Kamakhya Temple

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

7777

Radisson Blu Hotel Guwahati

Nh 37/ City Bypass, Guwahati

Approx 4 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.4 / 5
4.4 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 5:49 pm
- Sep 16, 2018 at 10:35 pm
Rated
4
Good hotel to stay for a hopping journey. Right in the midst of fancy bazaar which allows you to do quite a bit of shopping.
Hotel Dynasty - Lakhtokia/ Pan Bazar, Guwahati

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Hotel Dynasty

Lakhtokia/ Pan Bazar, Guwahati

Approx 4 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5
OYO Flagship 15894 Om Regency - Athgaon, Guwahati, Assam, India, Guwahati

OYO Flagship 15894 Om Regency

Athgaon, Guwahati, Assam, India, Guwahati

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 2.7 / 5
2.7 / 5
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

1900

HOTEL MONSOON PALACE

Lakhtokia/ Pan Bazar, Guwahati

Approx 4 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.6 / 5
3.6 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 20, 2016 at 9:24 am
- Oct 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Rated
4
Average hotel with average facilities. Very friendly staff. Manager co-operation is memorable. Centrally located in most commercial place. Worth for money.
CITY PARK - Lakhtokia/ Pan Bazar, Guwahati

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CITY PARK

Lakhtokia/ Pan Bazar, Guwahati

Approx 4 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.7 / 5
3.7 / 5
- Oct 08, 2018 at 10:24 am
Rated
5
It was a pleasant stay, staffs are very courtesious. Sumi, one of thr staffs, is very helpful. If you are plannung for Kamakhya Temple, this is probably the best hotel.
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
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

2470

Hotel Raj Mahal (Pure Veg)

A T Road, Guwahati

Approx 4 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.0 / 5
4.0 / 5
OYO 4979 near Kamakhya Railway Station - Pan Bazar, Guwahati

1188

OYO 4979 near Kamakhya Railway Station

Pan Bazar, Guwahati

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.7 / 5
3.7 / 5
OYO 13265 Aashray Guest House - Nh 37/ City Bypass, Guwahati

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OYO 13265 Aashray Guest House

Nh 37/ City Bypass, Guwahati

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.2 / 5
3.2 / 5