CULTURE AND ORIGIN OF THE KAMAKHYA TEMPLE IN INDRA GOSWAMI’S THE MAN FROM CHINNAMASTA : AN ANALYTICAL STUDY
Keywords:Shakti, Kamkhya Temple, Animal Sacrifice, Chinnamasta.
Many nations and traditions have discovered that the most ancient concept of Shakti evolved from the basic concept of Mother Prakriti.As a result, according to the belief system, she is the one who bestows life on us and also the one with whom we reunite after death In Assam Kamrup, one such form of Mother Goddess is prayedand preached.The purpose of this study is to significantly interact with the notion of Shakti.The narrative also follows ChinnamastaJatadhari, a hermit who leads the campaign to reform the harsh rite of animal sacrifice, as well as those around him, including Ratnadhar, a responsive teenager who falls to the floor and tears as he sees a buffalo being brought for slaughter in Indira Goswami's The Man from Chinnamasta.
Indira Goswami is one of the Assamese literature's most gifted authors. She has been praised for expressing real human ideals. Though she is no longer with us, she has left her mark by courageously questioning the threadbare norms of Indian Hindu society. She has utilised a straightforward storytelling approach with minimal embellishment.Her Assamese books have been serialized in the past. Her books aren't only reminiscences of the past. They reflect her hopes and desires to bring about a positive change in society.