I blame American Puritanism on this strange obsession with throwing women's functions in our faces. Parents should raise their kids to know their bodies. This movement is a bit silly, but perhaps the prudish need a lesson.
Guwahati is the residing deity at Kamakhya Temple. Each June the Goddess goes through her menstruation cycle and the Ambubachi Mela is held wherein everything that’s offered to the goddess is the color red.