Photo Of The Day – Awakening The SpiritsRead more: Photo Of The Day – Awakening The Spirits
A sadhu performs sacred tatric rituals in Ambubachi Mela (Tantric fertility festival), the world’s largest gathering for magical rituals, devoted to the Goddess Shakti, held in the state of Assam in North-East India. Here, as if in early medieval age, it is common to see practitioners playing with bones, or goats being sacrificed to appease Gods, or shops that sell bizarre items such as…
Photo Of The Day ~ Ambubachi GatheringRead more: Photo Of The Day ~ Ambubachi Gathering
This photo was taken same time last year, during the Hindu gathering of Ambubachi Mela at the temple of Kamakhya in Guwahati in Northeastern India, held to celebrate the femininity of Mother Earth.
Photo Of The Day ~ Towards EnlightenmentRead more: Photo Of The Day ~ Towards Enlightenment
Every June, the controversial Hindu festival known as ‘Ambubachi Mela’, commences at Kamakhya Temple in the state of Assam. For four days, thousands of people – devotees, sadhus, tourists, magicians and madmen, flock from all over India, to celebrate the yearly menstruation course of the almighty Goddess. The event, where animal sacrifices are offered to God, is also regarded as…