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Durga Puja Festival at Kamakhya Temple in Assam

Kamakhya Temple in Assam is one of the most popular Shakti Temples in India . The Durga Puja festival at Kamakhya Temple in Assam is unique as it is observed for 15 days. From Krishna Paksha Navami to Ashwin Shukla Paksha Navami. Zee News reports "The Puja extends over a fortnight or 'paksa' and is locally called the 'Pakhuvapuja', he said.  "The most remarkable aspect of the Puja is that there is no image of Goddess Durga but the rituals are performed in the main 'pitha' or the sanctum sanctorum which is a conical shaped natural fissure about nine inches in length and 15 inches in width," noted scholar of the Board Pradip Sarma said. Special pujas are held each day during the fortnight with the doors of the temple closed to devotees during rituals performed by a team of priests selected for the occasion. The priests are usually selected on a rotational basis each year and they all stay together, away from their homes in the Ni

Belur Temple Contact Address – Phone number and location map of Belur Chennakeshava Temple

Chennakeshava Temple at Belur in Karnataka is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu. Chenna Keshava literally means the ‘Beautiful Vishnu.’ Belur Temple contact address along with location map and phone number is given below. Please note that these are from the official directory and websites – if they are not regularly updated then we might have the wrong phone number. Belur Temple Contact Address Executive Officer, Sri Chennakeshava Swamy Temple , Belur Taluk, Hassan District Pin Code is 573115 Phone number – 08177, 222218 Location map of Belur Chennakeshava Temple