During Ambubachi, for three days Mother Earth Herself menstruates. For devotees, especially amongst Tantrics at the temple, Ambubachi is a time of tremendous power and celebration. This article includes instructions for worship.
According to tradition, we are the children of Mother Earth. Thus, the concept of Ambubachi possesses agricultural, social, and religious ideas that contributed to the emergence of this phenomenon, resulting in observance of rituals for the occasion.
In many Tantric paths, with the help of a personal deity, that is to say a differentiated form of the undifferentiated reality, we are brought closer to liberation. This is accomplished first through devotion, or bhakti.