ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Goddess of Love

The Kamakhya temple in Guwahati in Assam is awash in legends and myths that revolve around the metaphorical power or “shakti” within women.

As the airplane hurriedly descends, bidding adieu to the august company of light-as-air clouds, all that I see from my window is a vast expanse of land under tea cultivation and an elephantine forest cover spreading far and wide. I instantly conclude that this place is principally representational of only one colour, and that is green.

Assam is undoubtedly the most vivacious of the eight states that embrace “North East” India. Assam is synonymous with overwhelming natural beauty, teeming wildlife, pristine water bodies, impeccable tea gardens, and affectionate, loving locals. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to call Assam a diminutive sample of the entire country, just like a trailer to a blockbuster movie.

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