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PHOTOS: Kamakhya temple door shuts for mega fest

The annual three-day 'Ambubachi mela' began at the ancient Kamakhya Temple, located atop Nilachal Hills, in Guwahati on Friday.Seventy-two closed circuit cameras, over 300 volunteers of the......

Kamakhya Temple gears up for annual Ambubachi fair

The ancient 'shakti sthal' called Kamakhya Temple atop Nilachal Hills overlooking the magnificent Brahmaputra River in Guwahati is gearing up for the annual Ambubachi festival that will begin from......

Assam's famed Kamakhya temple gears up for 'Ambubachi mela'

Draped in red and saffron robes, flaunting long untidy hair,  beard and some long nails too, these tantriks (magicians) are standing out among the teeming devotees. They have thronged the......

Assam: Explosive device found on train, defused

The Assam Government Railway Police averted a major disaster on Friday when one of its personnel detected a powerful improvised explosive device from one of the coaches of the Kanchenjunga Express.......

ULFA bandh affects normal life in Assam

Normal life was hit in Assam on Thursday due to a day-long Assam bandh called by the banned United Liberation Front of Asom to protest against the stepped up operation by security forces against......

Aishwarya's screen presence and passion play

The early part of the twentieth century was a period of upheaval and unrest in the Indian subcontinent. Politically, Bengal was particularly vulnerable: it was facingpartition by India'sBritish......

  People speak for ambubachi

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Q. sWhy do bengali widows only have to keep fast during Ambubachi what is the logic behind thi
:  A. It is simply an age-old practice & convention, backed by utter superintitions. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/swhy-do-bengali-widows-only-have-to-keep-fast-during-ambubac//answers/20028282

Feluda
Q. Have you heard of the 'Ambubachi Mela' in the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati?
Feluda:  A. The fair is called Ambubachi Mela. Kamakhya, also called Kamarupa - the form or shape of love or desire - is India's pre-eminent Shakti peeth more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/have-you-heard-of-the-ambubachi-mela-in--the-kamakhya-temple/20028229/answers/1844367

  Web results for Ambubachi
Macabre salvation

Pankaj Purohit talks to about the aghoris in his documentary, Belly Of The Tantra Stills from Pankaj Purohit's 2012 documentary Belly Of The... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-macabre-salvation-2001720
Assamese observe Ambubachi 'fertility' Fair in Guwahati

Amid the clash of cymbals and blowing of conch shells, saffron-robed Hindu holy men performed mystic rituals to celebrate the annual Ambubachi... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/assamese-observe-ambubachi-fertility-fair-in-guwahati-114062700366_1.html
Temple town residents prepare for Ambubachi aftermath

GUWAHATI: With the Ambubachi Mela coming to a close, residents of Kamakhya are gearing up for their annual battle with filth and squalor. With... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Temple-town-residents-prepare-for-Ambubachi-aftermath/articleshow/37239829.cms
Temple doors at Kamakhya open

Temple doors of Shaktipeeth Kamakhya atop Nilachal hills in Guwahati opened on Thursday morning as the five-day Ambubachi Mela entered the... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2414374&n_date=20140626&cat=India
Bihar DGP

PATNA, June 25 Asserting that adequate security measures have been put in place, Director General of Police, Bihar, PK Thakur has assured that the... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jun2614/at08

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