Ambaji Mandir

By Sanjeev Nayyar [email protected] | 2007

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“Ambaji (Banaskantha district) is the seat of Ambe Mata, the mother goddess. Hers is a household name in the state. People pay homage to her during Navratri i in song and dance. She is an aspect of goddess Parvati Shiv's consort. Amba or Ambe Mata is show

Hindus do not believe in gender bias where divinities are concerned. Krishna says in the Holy Gita, "I am the father of this universe and even the source of the father. I am the mother of the universe and the creator of all." The logic is simple.

The Ambaji temple which is situated on the Arasur hill in the Aravali Range does not contain any idol. It has only a Yantra engraved in a niche. The shrine is made of marble. Large number of devotees visit the shrine during the Purnima fairs held on the f

Me in a Dhoti standing outside one of the shops. Ambaji is one of the 64 Shakti Piths. The Shakti Piths were established at those places where the pieces of Sati's body fell. It came about this way. Shiv's father-in-law Daksha Prajapati felt insulted when