Guwahati (Assam)

Mapping Source: ANI The Ambubachi Mela 2023, a four-day-long festival, started on June 22 at the Kamakhya temple in Guwahati. The Mela marks the annual menstruation of the presiding Goddess in the Kamakhya Temple. Kamakhya is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, representing a body part of Sati, Lord Shiva’s companion   Assam is known …

Ambubachi Mela

Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Ambubachi Mela What to study? For Prelims: Ambubachi festival and Nilachal Hills. For Mains: Significance and the role of festival in promoting awareness on menstrual hygiene. Context: In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the annual Ambubachi Mela of Assam has …