A holy town in the beautiful backdrop of Arasur Hills, Ambaji in the Indian State of Gujarat
boasts of a rich legacy. A venerated place, where in all sects of Hindu religion pay their reverence, Ambaji stands as the embodiment of female supremacy. Though this legendary town is dotted with an impressive line up of lovely temples and shrines, Ambaji Mata temple atop of the Gabbar transcends all other with its extreme devoutness. With its aesthetic appeal this holy abode of Mother goddess attracts people from far off places.
Ambaji found its mention in the Holy Scriptures and as per the verses in the holy book "Tantra Chudamani", it is the place where the heart of Goddess fell on. Peculiar in every aspect the venerated shrines of Ambaji enshrine no idols in its sanctums. As the seat of the mother goddess, Ambaji pilgrimage tops in the pilgrimage itinerary of every devout.
Apart from its mythological significance, Ambaji is benevolently blessed with a flamboyant environ where the imposing peaks of Aravally ranges ensembles with the deep woods of Arasur forest. In the pristine ambiance of Ambaji, the visitor would enjoy the perfect harmony of an unspoiled nature with the aura of serenity.
Ambaji is indeed a hamlet with a large number of tribal population. The thick wood of in the foothills of Aravally ranges is inhabited by the Bhil and Garasia tribal communities. Visitors can embark a safari on jeep by which they would get a clear picture about the rustic life of these aborigines. The more adventurous can opt for the camel or cart safaris and what ever be the mode of your transport it would provide you the unique opportunity of seeing the tribal hamlets in its true colour. Besides this your trip would unfurls the most pictorial landscape before you, which is full of splendid streams and lakes. Enjoy a night beside these glittering streams where a gala of tribal dance and other artistic performance of tribal add the glamour to your enchanting safari.
A serene place where every nook and corner praises the benevolence of a graceful goddess, Ambaji pilgrimage would be an unusual experience from the typical pilgrimage.
While the devout finds solace in the holy ambiance of sacred shrines, the picnicker take pleasure in the composed environ of the thick woods. Indeed Ambaji is a recommended place to meander where the most unexpected things awaits you.