The hallowed place of Shri Amba is viewed as a respected altar by the Shakta Shaktism organization of Hinduism. It is accepted that the Heart of Sati Devi has fallen here. The beginning of the Shakti Peetha status sanctuary is from the folklore of Daksha Yaga and Sati’s self-immolation. Shakti Peethas were accepted to have been shaped when the body portions of the cadaver of Sati Devi fell into various districts when Lord Shiva conveyed her body in distress after her passing. The places of worship are considered as profoundly worshipped by Shaivist (Shaivism) organization in Hinduism. The Shakti Peethas are for the most part revered by tantra professionals.
Ambaji is a significant sanctuary town with a large number of enthusiasts visiting the Ambaji sanctuary consistently. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas. Ambaji Mata sanctuary is a significant Shakti Peeth of India. In the sacred sanctuary of “Arasuri Ambaji”, there is no picture or statue of goddess the heavenly “Shree Visa Yantra” is revered as the primary divinity. Nobody can see the Yantra with the unaided eye. The photography of the Yantra is disallowed. The Arasuri Ambe Mata or Arbuda Mataji is kuldevi of Barad Parmaras. The one Parmar state is situated close to the ambaji town I.e.Danta and which additionally fills in as the capital of the entire Parmar family.
The first seat of Ambaji Mata is on Gabbar ridge in the town. An enormous number of enthusiasts visit the sanctuary consistently, particularly on Purnima days. A huge mela on Bhadarvi Poornima (full moon day) is held. Consistently from everywhere throughout the nation, individuals come here strolling all over from their local spot just to adore MAA AMBE in September. The entire Ambaji town is lit up as the country commends the happy time of Diwali.
Attractions: Gabbar Hill, Kamakshi Mandir, Kailash Hill Sunset, Koteshwar, Kumbhariya, Mansarovar, etc..,
The sanctuary is open from 6.00 am to 11.30 am, 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm and 6.30 pm to 9.00 pm.
Peak Season: December is Tourist Season.
How to Reach
- By Air: The closest Airport is the Deesa Airport (additionally spelled Disa Airport), an air terminal in Deesa, Gujarat yet this air terminal isn’t working these days, initially worked for Palanpur, it is only 82 km from Palanpur city. The closest International Airport is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahemdabad which is 179 km a long way from Ambaji Temple Town.
- By Rail: The closest Railway station is at Abu Road which goes under the managerial control of the North Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. It has direct rail interfaces on the wide measure to the urban areas of Ajmer Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Mysore, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Delhi, Dehradun, Muzaffarpur, Bareilly, and Jammu. It is associated with the greater part of the urban areas and towns in Gujarat, for example, Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Bhuj, Rajkot, Jamnagar, and Porbandar.
- By Road: Ambaji can become through Himatnagar street which is associated with National Highway No.8 (Mumbai to Delhi). The other street which Passes through Palanpur and Danta and interfaces with State Highway SH 56 to reach Ambaji.
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