Ambaji

Overview

Overview

Ambaji is one of the main stops on the pilgrimage route to the state of Gujarat to pray at the famous Ambaji Temple. Ambaji temple is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas and an important place of worship for followers of Hinduism. It is located near the Gujarat Rajasthan border on the eastern side of the state of Gujarat. Mount Abu, a renowned hill station in Rajasthan is located close to Ambaji. Other important cities of Gujarat which are located near the temple include Khed Brahma, Patan, Mehsana, Kheda and Bayod.

Training at Ambaji is centered around marble-related courses.

A metamorphic rock mostly composed of calcite, marble is perhaps the most popular stone used in sculpting and carving. Due to its durability, translucency and glossy finishes, it has been the preferred choice of renowned sculptors since antiquity. Ambaji has sizeable reserves of white marble and is the centre for stone craft in Gujarat.

Ambaji White quarry is the leading source of high-grade marble in India. The marble coming from this quarry has pure white finish with occasional variations of Green and Grey. The Delwara Temple with a history of 2000 years, speaks volumes about the durability of this material.

Ambaji Marble is one of the most in demand materials in India. The demand is primarily generated due to the many temples, mosques, churches and monuments in India. Ambaji Marble can be used for flooring, wall cladding, front elevations, borders & other designing purpose.

Campus

SAPTI-Ambaji has its ten-acre campus in the heart of the temple town of Ambaji. It has an intake capacity of 200 students and expert faculty who are specialists in different fields.

Life @Sapti

The students at SAPTI Ambaji are given an opportunity to hone their abilities at marble carving and ensure a livelihood while enriching the art and culture of Gujarat. SAPTI provides various facilities including accommodation and three meals a day to ensure students can learn the art with complete peace of mind.

Safety @Sapti

The risks and hazards in marble cutting are very high, especially because students come with no prior skills or experience in stone cutting. SAPTI emphasises on safety in all its courses. Safety gear including protective glasses, gloves and masks are provided to all students at the time of enrolment.

Facilities

SAPTI-Ambaji focuses on marble-related machine and sculpting courses with latest facilities and technology to ensure all-round training and skill development.
  • Computer room
  • Gallery
  • Classroom
  • Canteen
  • Production room
  • Library
  • Hostel
  • Staff facilities