Articles tagged under: Ambaji

Major Mandirs in Gujarat to remain shut for a week for visitors due to pandemic

January 16, 2022
Major Mandirs in Gujarat to remain shut for a week for visitors due to pandemic

Gandhinagar: Due to increasing number of covid-19 cases, several major Mandirs in Gujarat have decided to shut the doors for visitors for a few days. World-famous Dwarkadhish Mandir will remain closed for visitors from 17 to 23 January. North Gujarat based Ambaji Mandir in pilgrim town Ambaji will remain closed for visitors for the period of 17 to 22 January. Bahucharaji Mandir will remain closed for visitors during 17 to 22 January. Vadtal Mandir has closed Shakotsav celebrations...Read More

Parikrama of 51 Shakti Peeths built on foothills of Ambaji Gabbar Hill planned

November 22, 2021
Parikrama of 51 Shakti Peeths built on foothills of Ambaji Gabbar Hill planned

Ambaji: The mandir authorities of Ambaji Mata Mandir are likely to allow the devotees to perform parikrama of the replicas of the 51 Shakti Peeths built at Gabbar Hills from next year. The collector of Banaskantha and chairman of Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust Anand Patel informed that they are planning to allow pilgrims to perform circumambulation of the 51 Shakti Peeths from February or March next year. The final date will be announced after the discussion with Gujarat Pavitra Ya...Read More

Prominent Mandirs witness huge revenue from donations during Diwali festival

November 11, 2021
Prominent Mandirs witness huge revenue from donations during Diwali festival

Gandhinagar: Ambaji Mata mandir received donations of around Rs 67 lakhs, Umiya dham in Unjha received around Rs 1 crores and Vadtal Swaminarayan mandir received around Rs 95 lakhs from the devotees in Diwali festivals. Over 2.65 lakh devotees visited Ambaji Mata mandir during the festivals of Diwali. The revenue received from donations here is noted to be over 67 lakhs this year between 4th to 9th November, which was Rs 47 lakh last year. Total 2,61,900 prasad boxes were sold here. Similarl...Read More

Rupani offers flag at Ambaji Mandir as his wish fulfilled

September 30, 2021
Rupani offers flag at Ambaji Mandir as his wish fulfilled

Gandhinagar: Immediate former Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today in a Facebook post said he had wished for good rain in Gujarat and decided to offer a religious flag to Ambaji Mandir if wish is fulfilled. He said had conveyed this wish to Goddess Amba due to delayed rain. After this, the month of September brought good rains to Gujarat. He said he has offered a flag to Ambaji Mandir therefore today along with darshan and puja. It's worth noting that ever since Rupani stepped down and ...Read More

90 per cent silver donated to Ambaji Mandir turn out to be duplicate

September 25, 2021
90 per cent silver donated to Ambaji Mandir turn out to be duplicate

Ambaji: Around 90 percent silver came out to be duplicate when the items donated to Ambaji Mata Mandir by devotees were checked. 386 kg silver worth Rs 2.39 crores came out to be duplicate during the checking this year. The silver items including jewelleries, Chhatra, Trishul gifted to the mandir by devotees were checked out of which 90 percent of silver is found to be duplicate. It is noted that the mandir has received 95 kg pure silver and 113 kg duplicate silver in the year 2020-21. The...Read More

A devotee donates 500 gram gold to Ambaji Mandir

September 20, 2021
A devotee donates 500 gram gold to Ambaji Mandir

Ambaji: A devotee donated 500 grams of gold worth around Rs 24 lakh 50 thousand to Ambaji Mandir for the making of golden peak or ‘shikhar’ of the mandir. A person named Navneetbhai Shah from Ahmedabad has donated 500 grams of gold to the mandir today on the occasion of Bhadarvi Poonam. He donates 1 kg of gold each year from the last 20 years. The work of making the Amabji mandir golden is under progress and many devotees are donating gold for it. Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust...Read More

Govt denies nod to Bhadarvi Poonam fair at Ambaji

September 16, 2021
Govt denies nod to Bhadarvi Poonam fair at Ambaji

Ambaji: Gujarat government has rejected permission to Bhadarvi Poonam fair at Ambaji this year. Pilgrim groups (Sangh) walking to Ambaji by foot have also been rejected permission. In a letter to Collector of Banaskantha and chairman of Arasuri Ambaji Devasthan Trust. Pankaj Dave, Deputy Secretary of Home department instructed that those who have badha/akhdi, manta will also be allowed to enter the temple in limited numbers. The copy of this letter has also been sent to State Police Chie...Read More

Group of devotees on foot from Limkheda offer 1 km long flag to Ambaji Mandir

September 05, 2021
Group of devotees on foot from Limkheda offer 1 km long flag to Ambaji Mandir

Ambaji: Large number of pilgrims have started arriving at pilgrim town Ambaji with red religious flags to offer to the Ambaji temple ahead of Bhadarvi Punam. One such Sangh namely Dimpo Ram Group from Limkheda in Dahod district entered the pilgrim town on Saturday with 1111 gaj ( around one km ) long red flags. According to Pravinbhai, one of members of this Sangh, 170 persons had started walking to Ambaji on August 27. After nine days of yatra, their Sangh has reached Ambaji. Pravinbhai said, c...Read More

A devotee donates 1 Kg gold to Ambaji Mandir

August 10, 2021
A devotee donates 1 Kg gold to Ambaji Mandir

Ambaji: A devotee has donated 1 kg gold worth Rs. 48 lakh to Ambaji Mandir, said SJ Chavda, Administrator of Shri Arasuri Mata Ambaji Devasthan Trust. The donor couple has been identified as Mahendra Natvarbhai Patel and Harshad Natvarbhai Patel who both are from America. They are from Balisana village of Patan district. The golden conversion of Ambaji 61 ft high Ambaji Mandir's shikhar has been completed using 140 kg and 435 gram gold. DeshGujarat View this post on Instagram ...Read More

Danta – Ambaji four lane highway, View Point at Trishuliya Ghat inaugurated

July 10, 2021
Danta – Ambaji four lane highway, View Point at Trishuliya Ghat inaugurated

Ambaji: Formerly a risky and accident prone stretch of Danta - Ambaji highway in North Gujarat has been recently converted to four-lane at a cost of Rs. 120 crore with added provision of a view point at Trishuliya Ghat. Inaugurating an expanded, corrected and improved highway road stretch and a view point, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel who also holds portfolio of Roads and Buildings department today said that this road was approved three years ago by the State government. He said Trishul...Read More

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