Adhar Devi Temple, Mount Abu

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Experience the serenity of a cavernous temple at Adhar Devi Temple. Reach the temple dedicated to the Goddess Durga by climbing up 365 stairs carved into mountain, and passing through a small opening into the cave. Learn about the story of the temple and hear about the image of the goddess which can be found hanging in mid-air. The cave which contains many statues and religious symbols represents a pilgrimage site, as well as a point which rewards its visitors with many picturesque views of the nearby highlands and forests. The climb can be found to be difficult for some. Wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Plan to visit Adhar Devi Temple during your Mount Abu vacation using our convenient Mount Abu online trip itinerary builder .
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  • Adhar Devi Temple is a popular temple in Mount Abu and is also known as Arbuda Devi Temple. This is a cave-temple located inside a rocky cleave and can be reached through a flight of 365 stairs, which...  more »
  • Very clean temples in Mount Abu compared to what you find in India (specially north India). Should be visited.  more »
  • I think to go up and come down from temple, we came across 600 stairs... very adventurous..for aged person it may be difficult but for us it was ok...if you are planning for mount Abu, you must visit ...  more »
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  • Arbuda Devi temple is a beautiful place. There is 350 stairs to climb. It has beautiful views.. and the temple is inside a small cave.
  • One of the 51 'shaktipith'-s of Devi. Mobile phones and cameras not allowed in main house of temple. Thankfully, they provide place and token system to keep your stuff. It is free service. Best time to visit is Morning aarti. Aarti time changes with season. Approx time to climb: 15-20 minutes.
  • Situated in a cave, The Adhar Devi Temple is one of the popular religious themed tourist destinations in the Mount Abu region. It is situated three kilometers north of the main town of Mount Abu. The Adhar Devi Temple is reached by climbing up 365 stairs carved into the mountain. The temple itself is located inside a rocky cleave and is reached by crawling through a small opening into the cave. The Adhar Devi Temple is dedicated to the Goddess Durga. It got its name because the legend has it that "Adhar" of the Mataji (Goddess deity) fell here also it was believed that the image of the goddess could be found there hanging in mid air. As well as being a popular tourist destination, the Adhar Devi Temple is also a common destination for many religion pilgrimages The Adhar Devi temple receives most pilgrims during the 9 days of the holy Navratri season. The Adhar Devi temple contains many beautiful statues, and those that make the effort to climb the stairs are rewarded with many picturesque views of the surrounding mountains and forests. The climb up to the Adhar Devi temple can be a difficult one so it is recommended that you wear appropriate clothing and footwear. You should not be turned off by this walk as the scenic views surrounding the temple and the wondrous beauty inside make this climb worth the effort.
  • Situated in a cave, The Adhar Devi Temple is one of the popular religious themed tourist destinations in the Mount Abu region. It is situated three kilometers north of the main town of Mount Abu. The Adhar Devi Temple is reached by climbing up 365 stairs carved into the mountain. The temple itself is located inside a rocky cleave and is reached by crawling through a small opening into the cave. The Adhar Devi Temple is dedicated to the Goddess Durga. It got its name because the legend has it that "Adhar" of the Mataji (Goddess deity) fell here also it was believed that the image of the goddess could be found there hanging in mid air. As well as being a popular tourist destination, the Adhar Devi Temple is also a common destination for many religion pilgrimages The Adhar Devi temple receives most pilgrims during the 9 days of the holy Navratri season. The Adhar Devi temple contains many beautiful statues, and those that make the effort to climb the stairs are rewarded with many picturesque views of the surrounding mountains and forests. The climb up to the Adhar Devi temple can be a difficult one so it is recommended that you wear appropriate clothing and footwear. You should not be turned off by this walk as the scenic views surrounding the temple and the wondrous beauty inside make this climb worth the effort.
  • This a on of the shaktipith of maa ta sati

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A popular destination with middle class Indian families, honeymooners, pilgrims, and a growing number of international tourists, the hill station of Mount Abu has a number and range of accommodations to cater to its visitors. Take a look along Mount Abu Road for the main options in the town center, including budget and mid-range hotels, and luxury options close to the lake. Some options--both guesthouses and more luxurious resorts--in more secluded spots offer extensive views of the surrounding landscape. If you're planning on arriving during Diwali, make sure to reserve your room well in advance of travel.
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