Ambaji Temple, Gujarat

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Ambaji Temple, Gujarat Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan commonly known as Amba Ji Temple. It is situated in the Banaskantha, and Gujrat, India. The temple dedicated to the Devi Ambe Maa. Ambaji is a significant temple town with millions of believers visiting the Ambaji temple every single year. It’s one of the 51 Shakti Peethas. Ambaji Mata temple is a major Shakti Peeth of India. Architectural style: The temple is of white marble and a big campus-compound and always a neat & clean property round the clock and you will never see any gorbage in or outside temple. Now a days Shikhar of temple is covered by pure gold and 70% work is finished and tons of Gold is utilized for overing Shikhar. It is beleved Goddess Ambaji step down in this temple from nearby a hill named " Gabbar" The new attraction of Gabbar hill is that since two years there are model temple of all 51 Shakti Peeth. Sanctum: Devi Ambe Maa Date built: 1991 Timings The temple is open from 7.00 am to 11.30 am, 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm and 6.30 pm to 9.00 pm. SIGNIFICANT TIME TO VISIT October to May HISTORY: It is believed that the Heart of Sati Devi has fallen here. The origin of the Shakti Peetha status temple is from the mythology of Daksha yaga and Sati's self-immolation. Shakti Peethas were believed to have been formed when the body parts of the corpse of Sati Devi fell into different regions when Lord Shiva carried her corpse in sorrow after her death. The shrines are considered as highly revered by Shaivist (Shaivism) sect in Hinduism. The Shakti Peethas are mostly worshiped by tantra practitioners. HOW TO REACH By Air The nearest International Airport is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad which is 179 km far from Ambaji Temple Town. By Train The nearest Railway station of Gujarat is at Palanpur Junction which comes under the administrative control of Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. It has direct rail links on the broad gauge to the cities of Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Mysore, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Delhi, Dehradun, Muzaffarpur, Bareilly and Jammu. The doubling will benefit the districts of Kutch, Patan and Banaskantha in the state of Gujarat. The other way to the nearest Railway station is at Abu Road which is 22 kilometres away from Ambaji. Ambaji is 18 km away from Maval in Rajasthan. By Road Ambaji is 179 kms by road from Ahmedabad. ACCOMMODATIONS The temple trust has taken some landmark steps to provide more and more amenities and accommodation to the coming visitors and pilgrims of Mata Ambaji Tirth. Though there are hundreds of big and small private Hotels and Guest House, Dharmasala in Ambaji, yet in furtherance of providing more facilities. OTHERS PLACES TO VISIT Gabbar Hill Pretty much 4. 5 km Gabbar hill is located on the outskirts of Gujarat and Rajasthan, close to the stream of the starting point of the celebrated Vedic virgin waterway Sarasvati, on the slopes of Arasur in timberland, towards south-west side to antiquated slopes of Arawali. There are numerous more delightful touring Places on Gabbar together with a nightfall point, Cave and Swings of Mataji and Trips through a ropeway. Kamakshi Mandir This Holy Temple of Kamakshi Devi is not run by Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust (SAAMDT) but is run and administered by another institute.Just 1 km away from Ambaji near Kumbharia Jain Temple on Khedbrahma Highway, there is a modern architect of Kamakshidevi Temple Complex, Kailash Hill Sunset There is a beautiful Shivalaya on the hill named "Kailash tekari”, where one can go only by climbing the steps and walking on a wonderful hilly area of Kailash Tekari. The exploring Kailash tekari is always a pleasant experience for visitors. Koteshwar Just 5 km away from Ambaji near the Origin of the Vedic Vargin River Saraswati, there is an ancient temple of Shri Koteshwar Mahadev, attached with a Holy Kund and the flows of river Saraswati from the Mouth of Cow (Gaumukh), incurved in a rock.As per a legend there was an Ashram of Rushi Valmiki, the author of Ramayana. Kumbharia Dera Just 3 km away from Ambaji near Kumbharia Jain Temple there is an ancient Kumbheshawar Mahadev Temple which has been built as per Vastu Shastra, the ancient Indian Science of Architecture, with wonderful pieces of architect and Holy idol Ling of Ashutosh, and Jaladhari made from marble, continuously pouring holy water on the Shivlinga. Mangalya Van A centre of aforestation Movement. This wonderful place of natural beauty is run by Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust (SAAMDT). Rinchhadiya Mahadev Just 1 km away from Kumbharia Jain Temple, in the beautiful surroundings with a Dam Site, there is also an ancient Shivalay Rinchhadiya Mahadev which is on the bank of Astakoni Vav, a wonderful piece of Architect to visit.This Holy Temple of Richhadia Mahadev is not run by Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust (SAAMDT) but is run and administered by another institute. Someshwar Just 1 km away from Kumbharia Jain Temple in the village of Jetwas village of Danta Taluka, there is an ancient place of Someshawar Mahadev Temple which is also on the bank of a water spring. And near to this site seeing place, there is an ancient temple of Maa Chamunda on the back of river. WEBSITE & CONTACT Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust (SAAMDT) Address: Trust Reg. No. A-497 (B. K.), Ambaji, Dist.: Banaskantha, Gujarat, India Pincode : 385110 Phone : 0091-02749- 262136 / 264536 / 262930 / 262636 Email : WebSite :

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