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It is believed that the name of city Ambala has been derived from the name of Goddess Amba, whose temple is situated in the city. It is a temple of the ancient period and has been there for a very long time. The Bhawani Amba Temple in Ambala has derived its name from the presiding Goddess of the temple. The deity is known as Amba Devi or Bhawani Devi.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

The nearest bus stop is Ambala.

The nearest railway station to Bhawani amba temple is Ambala Cant Jn Train Station which is 6 km away from Bhawani Amba Temple.

By Air

The nearest airport to Bhawani Amba Temple is a chandigarh air force base airport. which is 3 km away from Bhawani Amba Temple?


It is believed that the origin of the name Ambala is done from this Devi Amba’s Temple. In ancient times this temple was considered an important pilgrim destination. The temples in Haryana are mostly of the ancient era. These primitive temples are not just places of worship. Most of these are architectural masterpieces and are treasuries of erudition and ethnicity. The temples in Haryana envelop the atmosphere of the place with a divine air. There are plenty of famous temples in the state of Haryana. The Amba Bhavani Temple, the Kali Mata Mandir in Ambala, the Shiv Temple in Gurgaon, the Bishnoi Mandir and the Sheetala Devi Temple are to name just a few of the temples. The Sheetla Devi Temple in Haryana is a prime pilgrimage point. The place is also known as Shakti Peeth because Sheetla Devi or the Goddess of Shakti is the presiding deity here.


Bhawani Amba Temple Ambala

Timings and Events

Darshan in Bhawani Amba Temple starts from 6am to 12pm and then 1pm to 9pm. The temple trust gives Naivedyam to the Goddess from 12pm to 1pm. During this time the devotees are not allowed to enter the temple. During summer, Arti begins from 8am to 6pm whereas during the winter season it begins from 8am to 8pm.


Bhavani Festival, Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali, Holi

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