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Kamakhya Temple: Quiz


Question 1: The Yogini Tantra, a latter work, ignores the origin of Kamakhya given in Kalika Purana and associates Kamakhya with the goddess ________ and emphasizes the creative symbolism of the yoni (Kakati, 1989 p35).
YugaKāla (time)MahakaliKali

Question 2: Devotees come every morning with goats to offer to ________.
GaneshaShaktiShaktismShakti Peethas

Question 3:
Kamakhya Temple, Varanasi and Kurukshetra are all:
Shakti Peethas Visitor attractions in Guwahati Guwahati Shakti temples

Question 4:
Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati and Dispur are all:
Visitor attractions in Guwahati Shakti Peethas Shakti temples Guwahati

Question 5: He therefore sent envoys to ________ and summoned Krishnaram Bhattacharyya, a famous mahant of Shakta sect who lived in Malipota, near Santipur in Nadia district.
BangladeshWest BengalIndiaBengal

Question 6: [7] According to Banikanta Kakati, there existed a tradition among the priests established by Naranarayana that the Garos, a ________ people, offered worship at the Kamakhya site by sacrificing pigs (Kakati 1989, p37).
PatrilinealityMatrilinealityFamily nameMarriage

Question 7: The Kalika Purana, an ancient work in ________ describes Kamakhya as the yielder of all desires, the young bride of Shiva, and the giver of salvation.

Question 8: It is the main temple in a complex of individual temples dedicated to different forms of the mother goddess as the Dasa Mahavidya, including Bhuvaneshvari, ________, Chinnamasta, Tripura Sundari and Tara.

Question 9:
Kamakhya Temple, Meenakshi Amman temple and Vaishno Devi are all:
Shakti temples Shakti Peethas Guwahati Visitor attractions in Guwahati

Question 10: The current structure has a beehive-like shikhara with delightful sculptured panels and images of ________ and other Hindu gods and goddesses on the outside.


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