Details shared by Banjit Barman, Guwahati
About ambubachi mela
The Ambubachi Mela is renowned in the capital city of Guwahati, in the northeastern state of Assam in India. The Ambubachi Mela is the most significant festival of the Kamakhya Temple of Guwahati. It is supposed that the main goddess of the temple, Devi Kamakhya, the Mother Shakti, goes through her annual cycle of menstruation during this period. The Ambubachi Mela in Guwahati is held at the Kamakhya Temple, after being stopped for the mentioned three days. On the fourth day, the devotees of the Goddess are permitted to enter the temple for worshipping Devi Kamakhya. Thousands of pilgrims are found to visit the Ambubachi Mela in Guwahati, who comes all over India.
Name of Fair
Kamakhya Temple of Guwahati
Do and Don't
• Watch around the fair
• Offer prayers as the temple open
• Do not fall prey of the Tantricks.
Watch the cultural events that happen in the fair.