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Durga Puja 2023: Devotees throng historic Kamakhya temple in Guwahati

Published on Oct 19, 2023 09:53 AM IST
  • In Guwahati's iconic Kamakhya temple located atop the Nilachal Hill, Durga Puja is celebrated avoiding idol worship.
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The Kamakhya temple holds significant importance in Shakti worship. The celebrations here commence on the ninth day of the waning moon, known as 'Krishna Navami,' and conclude on the ninth day of the waxing moon, referred to as 'Sukla Navami,' within the Hindu month of 'Ashwin.' (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 19, 2023 09:53 AM IST

The Kamakhya temple holds significant importance in Shakti worship. The celebrations here commence on the ninth day of the waning moon, known as 'Krishna Navami,' and conclude on the ninth day of the waxing moon, referred to as 'Sukla Navami,' within the Hindu month of 'Ashwin.' (ANI)

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The Durga Puja festival, which spans over a fortnight, commenced at the Kamakhya temple with priests conducting rituals and reciting sacred slokas. Devotees from Nepal offer prayers at the Kamakhya temple during ongoing Navratri festival in Guwahati.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 19, 2023 09:53 AM IST

The Durga Puja festival, which spans over a fortnight, commenced at the Kamakhya temple with priests conducting rituals and reciting sacred slokas. Devotees from Nepal offer prayers at the Kamakhya temple during ongoing Navratri festival in Guwahati.(PTI)

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The Durga Puja festival, which spans over a fortnight, commenced at the Kamakhya temple with priests conducting rituals and reciting sacred slokas.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 19, 2023 09:53 AM IST

The Durga Puja festival, which spans over a fortnight, commenced at the Kamakhya temple with priests conducting rituals and reciting sacred slokas.(PTI)

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A large number of devotees have thronged the historic Kamakhya temple during Navratri and offered their prayers to Goddess Kamakhya. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 19, 2023 09:53 AM IST

A large number of devotees have thronged the historic Kamakhya temple during Navratri and offered their prayers to Goddess Kamakhya. (PTI)

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Devotees from Russia visit the Kamakhya temple during ongoing Navratri festival.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 19, 2023 09:53 AM IST

Devotees from Russia visit the Kamakhya temple during ongoing Navratri festival.(PTI)

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