Monday, 12 April 2010

April 12, 2010

Amba Devi, Amravati



Ambadevi Temple is situated at the heart of the city of Amaravati, Maharashtra, which is 155 km from Nagpur. The presiding deity is Amba Devi (Goddess of Shakti). According to legends, it is believed that Shri Krishna married Rukmini after abducting her when she came to pray at the Amba Devi temple. The Goddess Amba is popular amongst the devotees from Vidarbha.

The nearest airport and railway station are situated at Nagpur. Amaravati is connected by road as well; tourists can also take buses from Nagpur or hire taxis. Accommodation is available at Dharamshalas and in the rooms let by locals.