Kaamakhya temple is famed throughout India as the birth place of Kaama Deva, God of Love. Kaameshwari Devi - the patron Goddess of the temple is held to be an aspect of Kali. This temple is renowned for bestowing the gifts of bhukti (pleasure) and mukti (liberation/enlightenment).

Out of 51 Shakthi Peeths (principle temples of Divine Mother), Kaamakhya is considered the greatest, most powerful & most illustrious. For thousands of years, it has been a mecca to those desirous of attaining perfection in their spiritual practice (saadhana) and in their yagyas.