Ambaji Ambe Maa Temple

Ambaji temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga or Shakti is one of the 51 Shakti Peeth. The Ambaji Temple is one of the most importance shakti pith of Ma Durga where heart of Devi Sati was fallen which is famous pilgrimage of Hindu devotees and is visited by millions of devotees every year. Located in Banaskantha district in the Indian state of Gujarat the Ambaji temple of Maa Durga is the principal shrine of a goddess who has been worshiped since the pre-Vedic period.

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Fact About Ambaji Temple

Address: Arasur Amba Mata Temple, Banaskantha district in Gujarat India
Location: Ambaji town of Danta taluka of District Banaskantha in North Gujarat
Phone Number: (+91-02749) 262136, 264536, 262930, 262636
Official Website:
Pincode: 385110
Dedicated to: Goddess Durga or Ambaji Mata (Shakti)
Managed by: Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust (SAAMDT)
Main Attraction: Magnificent 103 feet triangular golden dome (Suvarn Kalash Shikhar)
Signification: One of the 51 ancient Shakti Peetha
Also known As: Ambaji temple, Arasur Ambaji Temple, Amba Mata Temple
Architecture: Hindu temple style
How to reach By Air: Ahmedabad airport is 179 km from Ambaji Temple
How to reach By Rail: Palanpur Railway Station is 60 km away from Ambaji Temple
How to reach By Bus or Road: Direct buses are available from any area of Gujarat and Maharashtra

ambaji temple

Ambaji Mata temple is a major Shakti Peeth of India. Ambaji spiritual center for millions of people and one and only temple with 358 gold finial. Ambaji shrine does not have an idol instead they take a darshan of a copper plate know as shakti yantra. goddess Amba is worshipped here in the form of yantra which represents the omni presence of the Goddess. There are magnificent 103 feet triangular golden dome which also known as the Suvarn Kalash Shikhar carved out of a single piece of marble and weighing about 3 tones. The inner sanctum of the temple has silver-plated doors. The temple of Ambaji is one of the 51 Shakti Peetha Tirth in India. The legend is when the parts of Sati Devi’s body destroyed by lord Vishnu lord Shiva carried her parts of body in sorrow after her death. The different parts of body fallen on earth in different 52 area. These all different area called Shakti Peetha. At Ambaji the heart od devi sati fallen so Ambaji temple is also calculated in Shakti Peetha.

ambaji temple inside

Aarti and Darshan Timing for Ambaji Temple

Open Days: Open All Days
Visit Duration: 2 to 3 Hours
Photography: Not allowed inside the temple
Best time to visit: Navratri Days, Bhadrva Purnima, September to December
Entry Fee: Free to All
Darshan Timing: 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM, 12: 30 PM to 4:30 PM, 7: 00 PM to 9:00 PM
Morning Aarti Time: 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
Rajbhog Aarti Time: 12:00 PM
Evening Aarti Time: 7: 00 PM to 7:30 PM

ambaji temple at night

It is also believed that the mundan of Lord Krishna was performed at Ambaji. On nine days of Navratri festival this temple is full of crowd all days and temple is decorated with beautiful lights and flowers everyday. The purnima of Bhadrva month lots of people take visit this temple. The original seat of Amba mata is on gabbar hilltop which is just 8 km from the temple millions of devotees visit this temple every year specially on Purnima days and during nine days of Navaratri.

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