Timings of the Temple:
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.
Best Time to Visit the Temple: October to May
Sanctum: Devi Ambe Maa
Date built: 1991
Address: Trust Reg. No. A-497 (B. K.), Ambaji, Dist: Banaskantha, Gujarat, India, 385110
Contact No. 91-02749- 262136 / 264536 / 262930 / 262636
Email Id: firstname.lastname@example.org
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. The other way to the nearest Railway station is at Abu Road which is 22 km away from Ambaji.
- By Road: Ambaji is 179 kms by road from Ahmedabad.
There are hundreds of big and small private Hotels and Guest House, Dharmasala in Ambaji.
Top Attractions near the Temple:
- 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.
- 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.
About the Temple:
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.
What is the significance of the Temple?
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.