About the Ambubachi Mela of Assam
Ambubachi Mela is one of the famous mela or famous festival of Assam. The Ambubachi Mela is also the famous religious festival of Assam. This Ambubachi Mela is celebrated in the famous Kamakhya Temple of Assam which is one of the famous and popular temples of Assam. This Ambubachi Mela is celebrated in the monsoon season which falls in the middle of June and this time is known as Ahaar in Assamese calendar. According to the Assamese people this is the time of the menstruation of the Goddess Kamakhya who is known as the Goddess of Power or in Assamese words the Mother of Sakti. The most interesting thing of the festival is there is no idol of any God or Goddess is worshiped. The Assamese people worship a stone which looks like a yoni and they believe that by this way the natural spring flows. This Ambubachi Mela or Ambubachi festival is also known as Tantric fertility festival or in Assamese words this festival is known as Ameti. Because this worship of the Goddess who is the Mother of Sakti or Power. Many Tantric babas are seen in this festival who come here for increase their Tantric Sakti or Tantric power.
Procedure of the Ambubachi Mela of Assam
In this Ambubachi Mela of Assam the Kamakhya Temple of Assam remains closed for three days. Because the Assamese people think that the Goddess remains unclean or dirty in between these three days as the goddess is in menstrual seclusion. In between the three days it is restricted that no one should worship god, no one should cook and no one should read any holy books and also no one should farming his field. After these three days the deity of the temple bathes the Goddess Kamakhya and makes her pure and clean. Then the doors of the temple which is closed for before three days opens and the devotees get the Prasad of Goddess Kamakhya. After that the devotees are allowed to enter into the Kamakhya Temple of Assam.
Every year thousands of Tourists and pilgrims come to this famous Kamakhya Temple of Assam to observe this Ambubachi Mela or Ambubachi festival of Assam.
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