Ambarnath Shiv Mandir

Country: India

State : Maharashtra

Locality/City/Village: Thane

Address :Prakash Nagar, Ambernath, Thane, Maharashtra 421501, India

God : Shiva

Category : Famous temples

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Ambarnath Shiv Mandir

Prachin Shiva Temple is also famous as- Shiv Mandir of Ambarnath among the local residents and Lord’s Devotees. Prachin Shiva Temple is a very popular Shiva Shrine situated at Ambarnath near Mumbai, in Maharashtra on the bank of the River- Vadavan. This well- known Shiva abode is also well-known among as- Ambreshwar Shiva Temple, and known locally as Puratana Shivalaya. This temple is venerated to Lord Shiva and God is worshipped in the form of his Lingam Avatara. This illustrious Shrine was established in 1060 A.D by Shilahara king Chhittaraja. It was beautifully designed in Hemadpanthi style through marvels and stones. According to Mythology, this was constructed by the five Pandava brothers in just one night carved in a huge single mass of stone. MahaShivratri festival is celebrated on the 6th night of the dark Phalgun- Feb or March every year. Devotees observe fast on this night and do not eat anything till night and offer fruits, flowers and Bel leaves on Shiva Linga. The Festival- Mahashivaratri marks the night when Lord Shiva performed the 'Tandava'. People believe that on this holy day Lord Shiva was married to Parvati Maa. Devotees visit this temple especially on some auspicious occasions to seek fulfilment of the following- Salvation; Wealth and Relief from diseases.

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