Ambubachi Mela Rituals: Kamakhya Devi Puja celebrations in Assam

Ambubachi Mela, the major festival of Guwahati Kamakhya Devi Shakti Peeth, is celebrated during the Ahaar month in Assamese calendar. It is known as the menses period for Goddess Kamakhya. Ambubashi festival has great significance and attracts thousands of Sadhus, Sanyasins, and Tantriks. There is variety of rituals performed during the three-day Ambubachi Mela. Devotees […]

Ambubachi Mela 2012 begins in Guwahati Kamakhya Devi Temple

Ambubachi Mela begins today, 22 June 2012, at Guwahati Kamakhya Devi Temple. It is observed during Ahaar month in traditional Assamese calendar. Amabubachi Mela begins at 06.12 AM on 22 June and ends at 6.36 PM on 26 June 2012. The beginning of Ambubachi is known as ‘Ambubachi Prabritti’ and the ‘Nibritti’ is the conclusion […]