Ambaji is the major Shakti piths of Ambe Mata situated in the Banaskantha district of Gujarat State. Ambaji is the seat of Ambe Mata, the mother goddess. Millions of devotees visit the temple every year. Ambaji temple has a golden yantra with 51 shlokas. A triangular Yantra, inscribed with figures and the syllable shree in the center, represents the deity There is no image of Ambaji Mata in temple, people worship the yantra.
Original seat of Ambe Mata is on gabbar hill, located 3 kms away from Ambaji temple. The temple is aligned in the same axis at Gabbar hill. On the Gabbar hill, footsteps of Goddess Ambe Mata are printed. It is believed that heart of Goddess Parvati fell on Gabbar Hill. Also tonsure of Lord Krishna took place here.
The temple is open from 7 AM to 4:0 PM and 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM . A large number of devotees visit the temple every year specially on Purnima days . Every Purnima devotees reaches Ambaji to worship Ambe Mata. Bhadrapadi Purnima is the main festival when a big fair of devotees comes at Ambaji.
Ambaji town is also known for mines of fine quality of marble and granites located in the area. Mt. Abu is just 45 kms away from Ambaji.