Chaitra Navratri 2023: Mother Goddess is worshiped during Navratri. This year Chaitra Navratri is starting on 22 March. On this occasion, you can worship by visiting the famous and ancient temples of Mata. Although many temples of Mother Goddesses all over India are considered very popular and miraculous, the glory of the 52 Shaktipeeths of Mata Sati is unique. One of these Shaktipeeths is located in Guwahati city of Assam. Famous as Kamakhya Devi Temple, this Shaktipeeth is believed to be the place where Mata Sati's vagina fell. That's why the mother's vaginal form is worshiped here. Let us know about the beliefs related to Kamakhya Devi temple and the ways and expenses to visit Kamakhya Devi during Navratri.
Where is Kamakhya Devi Temple?
Kamakhya Devi Temple, one of the most powerful Shaktipeeths of Mata Sati, is situated on Nilachal hill in Guwahati city of Kamrup district of Assam. This temple is made in the shape of a boat, which is divided into three chambers. Many men and women seeking liberation from the bondage of birth and death have obtained the grace of the Mother Goddess in this ancient temple. Like other Devi temples, the Kamakhya Devi temple is also on a hill, for which the elders can get the facility of a palanquin for a reasonable fee.
How to reach Kamakhya Devi Temple?
Flight- If you have less time then you can reach Guwahati International Airport by flight and go to Kamakhya Temple. The temple is located about 20 km from Guwahati airport.
Train- Apart from this, if you are traveling by train then there is Kamakhya station in the city itself. However, trains arriving from all distant cities and metros reach Guwahati Railway Station. From here you can make your way to Kamakhya Devi Temple.
Local Transport- The distance of the temple from the railway station is about 8 km. You will get autos, taxis and buses from the station itself.
The cost of traveling to Kamakhya Devi
You will get the flight ticket from Delhi to Guwahati for a week before Navratri for 4 to 6 thousand. 800 to 4000 rupees may have to be spent on train tickets. To stay there, there will be a room in a good hotel for 800 to 2000, a dharamshala, and food in a budget.