Ambaji Temple - One Of The 51 Shaktipeeths - Gujarat - India

The Ambaji Temple is one of the most importance shakti pith of Ma Durga where heart of Sati fallan and and  famous pilgrimage which is visited by millions of devotees every year. Located near the Gujarat Rajasthan border on the eastern side of the state of Gujarat in India The Ambaji Temple is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths of Excellent Goddess Durga.

Location: Arasur, Banaskantha district in Gujarat India
State: Gujarat
District: Banaskanth
Dedicated: Ambaji Mata (Shakti)
Famous As: One of the 51 ancient Shakti Peetha
Temple board: Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust (SAAMDT)
Language: Gujarati, Hindi, English
Main Attraction: Magnificent 103 feet triangular golden dome (Suvarn Kalash Shikhar)

The Ambaji Temple was originally built by Nagar Brahmins. Ambaji mata temple is a major Shakti Peeth of India. It is also beleived that the mundan of Lord Krishna was performed at Ambaji. No idol of devi inside garbh gruh only yantra is there. The temple complex is a constructed with white marble. There are magnificent 103 feet triangular golden dome also known as the Suvarn Kalash Shikhar carved out of a single piece of marble and weighing about 3 tones. The top end of the dome is gold plated overseeing a vast stretch of verandah that extends all the way to the entrance gate to the temple. The original seat of Ambaji mata is on gabbar hilltop nearby the main temple, millions of devotees visit Ambaji temple every year specially on Purnima days and during nine days of Navaratri. Excellent Goddess Durga Temple in Gujrat.

According to the ancient Scriptures, the heart of the goddess Ambaji fell to earth when her body was dismembered. A triangular Vishwa Yantra inscribed with figures and the syllable 'Shree' in the centre represents the deity. Temple in huge campus with gold covering on the shikhar of it. There are many shops while walking towards temple. In the holy temple of "Arasuri Ambaji", there is no statue of goddess the holy "Shree Visa Yantra" is worshiped as the main deity. No one can see the Yantra with naked eye and hence the photography of the Yantra is also prohibited. Also known as the Arasuri Ambaji Mata temple, Ambaji Temple is among the 51 ancient Shakti Piths in Hindu mythology. The entire temple complex is lit up extravagantly to mark the occasion of Navratri. The Place is looking more attractive as gold covering is ongoing. A must visit for every religious tourist.

Entry Fee And Other Charges For Visit Ambaji Temple


There are no any entry charges to visit Ambaji Temple. Though cameras and mobile phones are not permitted in the temple complex. You can make some donation to temple as you wish.

Timing For Ambaji Temple


Ambaji temple is open all days of the week. Timing for Ambaji Temple is 07:00 am to 11:30 am, 12:30 pm to 04:30 pm and 06:30 pm to 09:00 pm. Arti of Mataji is carried out regularly Every Day at about 6-00 a.m. in the morning. Ambaji Temple Darshan Timing is mention bellow in diffrent season.

Ambaji Temple Darshan Timing During Summer

  • Morning: 7.00 to 10.45
  • After Noon: 12.30 to16.30
  • Evening: 19.30 to 21.15

Ambaji Temple Darshan Timing During Monsoon

  • Morning: 7.00 to 11.30
  • After Noon: 12.30 to16.30
  • Evening: 19.00 to 21.00

Ambaji Temple Darshan Timing During Winter

  • Morning: 7.00 to 11.30
  • After Noon: 12.30 to16.00
  • Evening: 18.00 to 20.30

Best Time To Visit Ambaji Temple


During throughout the year pilgrim come & take a bless of Amba Mata. In navaratri & bhadarvi poonam its heavy rush of pilgrim. So thats a Best Time To Visit Ambaji Temple. More than 17 to 20 lakhs of pedesterian pilgrims and tourists attend this Bhadarvi Fair of Ambaji every year. The Ambaji Temple can be visited at anytime of the year when the tide is low. It is best avoided during the monsoon season which is from June to August.

Tourist Attractions Near Ambaji Temple


There are many tourist attractions must see near Ambaji Temple like Bhuvaneshwari Mataji Temple, Narbhadra hanumanji Temple, Ashapurimataji Temple, Mahalaxmi mataji temple and Mahakali mataji temple are some of the nearby temples. Gabbar hill is only 8km from Ambaji Temple. Mount Abu, a renowned hill station is Rajasthan is located closer to Ambaji. One only needs to travel 45kms from the Ambaji Temple to reach hill station. It's a mejor tourist attraction of India.

Shopping Near Ambaji Temple


The devotees who come to this place by road ways can visit some shopping malls and hotels on the way to the ambaji. The Ambe Temple has a huge complex with shops lined up both sides inside the temple’s premises, selling sweets, flowers and all other religious items. The famous Chaniya Choli is available here. Sindur Of Ambaji (Kanku of Ambaji) is Famous in arround the globe. It is available in all shops here. Patola Silk Sarees of Patan also most popular which is available here.

Restaurants Near Ambaji Temple


Here is the list of some famous and popular Restaurants which is very closed from Ambaji Temple.

Gormeh Thaal Gujarati Thaali Restaurant
Near Ambaji Bus Stop, C/O Hotel Ambaji International
0.4 km from Ambaji Temple

Maa Gabbarwadi Hotel
0.5 from Ambaji Temple

Chandrawati Palace
SP-2 (H) Palanpur Road, Ambaji Industrial Area
16.1 km from Ambaji Temple

Hotels Near Ambaji Temple


Here is the list of some famous and popular Hotels which is very closed from Ambaji Temple.

Hotel Rajmandir
0.3 km from Ambaji Temple

Hotel Ambaji International
0.4 km from Ambaji Temple

Hotel Ambey Residency
1.0 km from Ambaji Temple

Hotel Krishna Palace
1.2 km from Ambaji Temple

How to Reach Ambaji Temple


By Air:

The nearest Airport is located at Ahmedabad approximately 179 kms from Ambaji which is connected by domastic and international flights with all over India and arround the world.

By Rail:

The nearest Railhead to is Palanpur located 60 kms which is connected with Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Delhi as well.

By Road:

Direct buses are available from many places, including Mount Abu, 45 km away, Palanpur, 65 km away, Ahmedabad, and Idar. You can avail Gujarat State Transport Bus facility to add Ambaji as a transit point for your tour.

Google Map For Ambaji Temple


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