Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Gujarat Tourism

Ambaji Temple

The Ambaji temple dedicated to Ambaji, a popular goddess of Gujarat is located on the Arasur hill in the Aravali Range in Banaskantha district. The mother goddess is a manifestation of Lord Shiva's consort Parvathi. It is one of the 64 Shakthipith's, where pieces of the body of Sathi, Shiva's consort fell. The marble shrine here does not have any idol. Ambaji Fair dedicated to Amba, Mother goddess is celebrated on the Purnima (full moon days) of the months of Kartik, Chaitra and Bhadrapada. Ambaji is at a distance of 179 kms from Ahmedabad.