25 June, 2020
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Assam: Ambubachi Mela - Kamakhya temple
The annual Ambubachi Mela at the historic Kamakhya temple in Guwahati began. This year, however, the fair is being observed without devotees as only rituals will be performed in the temple till June 25. Kamakhya temple located atop of Nilachal Hills is one of 51 Shakti Peeths in the country.
The Ambubachi Mela, an annual fair held at Kamakhya temple, is the celebration of the annual menstruation course of goddess Maa Kamakhya. The mela usually started on June 22 every year at Kamakhya temple. This year, however, the temple management authorities decided not to include devotees, sadhus in the fair in view of the novel coronavirus pandemic. All entrances to the historic temple have been closed.
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