During the Ambubasi Festival (June – July), the water in the underground stream turns red and this is believed to be the menstrual blood. It is agreed that the water turns red due to iron oxidation.
The sanctum sanctorum of the
is in the form of a cave and is reached after passing two chambers. The chamber before the sanctum sanctorum has an idol of goddess, which is a new addition. The walls of the chamber are noted for its sculptures. Kamakhya Temple