Shiv Mandir, Ambarnath

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Ambreshwar Shiva Temple is located in Ambarnath. From the proper city, Ambreshwar Shiva Temple is just 2 km away and the place is quite known for its quietude. The Shiv Mandir of Ambarnath has a long story behind the whole creation coming into being.

On the banks of the Vadavan River, Ambarnath Shiv Temple is situated just to be really virtuous and available to all the devotees of the Lord himself. Later the temple was rebuilt by the king’s son – Mummuni.

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Ambarnath Shiv Mandir History

The then king Chhittaraja of Shilahara had constructed the Shiv Mandir at Ambarnath as he was a great Shiva devotee. He had this temple built in the century of kings and rulers and servants i.e. in the 10th century, 1060 AD.

The temple with a huge lot of stairs and carve and designs carved on the Ambarnath Shiva Temple. It has a gabhara inside which is the main room where the shiv linga is placed. The Shiva Temple was made from a single stone in the old Hemadpanthi style of architecture which gave a complex to many other creations in that century. After a lot of hard work, the laborers were successful to create the temple completely and beautifully.

Ambarnath Shiv Mandir Festival

During the days of the fair in Ambarnath on the eve of Mahashivratri, the temple is decorated so well that it can be seen from the sky as a shining lot of stone with a number of people crowded around the temple. Even after the festival, the fair remains for a day or two.

Best time to visit the Shiva Temple, Ambernath

Shivratri is the time when the people are crowded and have their best kinds of devotions outpouring on the Lord. People go crazy with their beliefs and worshipping styles with milk, water, and leaves to offer. While on the other hand when the Shraavana begins the time of crowd again sets when people adore their Lord and the Ambernati Shiva Temple get throttled with the kind response obtained this whole time of the year.

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