Perhaps the most important aspect of the collective history and culture of the Kamakhya temple complex is the tradition of the Sebaits (servants of the Mother Goddess), who are closely involved with worship, ritual, festivals, tradition, and culture.
The Nilachala Hills are widely recognized as the birthplace of Shakta Tantrism, as well as the most powerful seat of the goddess in India. Critical to that identity is the unique tantric tradition called the Kulachara Tantra Marga of Kamakhya, which has developed over many centuries under the primary care of the Sebaits of the Kamakhya temple complex.
The unique religious system, traditions, procedure of worship, rituals, and festivals of the Kamakhya Temples’ Complex (or Kamakhya Group of Temples) located on the Nilachala Hills have taken shape, developed, and evolved over the course of more than one thousand…
A unique history and religious tradition can be found at the Kamakhya temple complex, the legendary original seat of Shakti worship and of the Kulacara Tantra Marga.