8 Facts You Don't Know About Kamakshya Temple
Kamakshya temple is situated on the Nilachal Hill in western part of Guwahati, Assam
This temple was created by Mlechchha dynasty. Nara Naraya and Ahom Kings rebuilt it.
Kamakhya devi is a part of sati- the beloved wife of lord Shiva.
In this temple Sati's Yoni or the genital organ is worshiped and it bleeds like in periods.
this temple has no statue of Devi but a stone that resembles like genitals of women.
This temple remains closed for 3 days when Kamakhya Devi menstruates.
When mata menstruates the Brahmaputra River turns red- the color of blood.
When the temple reopens the white cloths placed in the temple turns red on their own.
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