Kamakhya Devi Temple in Assam is considered one of the oldest among the 52 shakti peeths of India.
The temple is situated at the peak of Nilanchal Parvat in the Western direction of Guwahati city.
There is no statue, idol or image of Devi in the temple, but in the corner of the cave in the temple, there is sculptured image of the yoni or Vagina of the goddess, which is the object of worship and reverence.
The natural divine atmosphere around the temple keeps the stone image moist.
The kamakhya Devi temple is a temple complex of individual temples of all ten Mahavidyas.
Three Devi as Tripura Sundari, Matangi and Kamala reside in main temple premises and other seven as Baglamukhi, Chinnamasta, kali, Tara Bhairavi and Dhumavati are established in individual temples outside the Kamakhya Devi temple.
This temple is one of the significant destination for the gernal Hindu Pilgrimages specially Tantric worhsipper and it is said none tantric get the perfection in his tantra method unless he once visit this temple and worship Maa kamakhya Devi
This temple was destroyed and ignored during the tenure of many dynasties and rebuilt or got recognition in several times lastly it was rebuilt in the 17th century by king Nara Narayana.