Legend & Ritual
Ambubasi Mela (fair) is held every year during monsoon at Kamakhya temple of Guwahati. This mela is associated with the legend of menstrual cycle of the Goddess Kamakhya. This is purely a ritual of Tantric cult.
During Ambubasi the temple remains closed for three days and on the fourth day only devotees are allowed for worship inside the temple. Thousands of devotees from all over India visit this mela.