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Amarkantak is a well frequented Hindu
pilgrimage center that is popularly known as "Teerthraj" - "the
king of pilgrimages".
It is the meeting point of the Vindhya and
the Satpura Ranges, with the Maikal Hills being the fulcrum. The forests
surrounding Amarkantak have a rich variety of plants with medicinal properties,
which make it extremely significant from an ecological point of view. Amarkantak is draped with lush mango trees
and hence it is believed that the great Sanskrit poet Kalidasa visited
Amarkantak and called it Amrakoot. This
can be witnessed at Mai Ki Bagiya, which is a grove of mango and banana trees.
Three rivers - the holy Narmada, the Sone and
the Johila emerge here from the womb of Amarkantak. A rising stream of Narmada
can be seen at The Narmada Udgam Temple which is the most visited place in
Amarkantak. Every year on the occasion of Narmada Jayanti, devotees in
abundance gather here to attend the special event.Narmada Udgam temple is surrounded with
wonderful natural wonders like Narmada kund, Sonemuda (the source of river
Sone), plunging Dugdhara falls and the Kapildhara falls.
The group of ancient temples of the Kalachuri
period such as Machhendranath, Pataleshwar and Kailash Narayan, Shri Yantra
Mandir, Mrityunjay Ashram, Bhrigu Kamandal are some more places to see in
Amarkantak that you can note miss.
At a short distance from Amarkantak is the
Kabir Chabutra, where the mystic poet Sant Kabir is said to have meditated and
The rich natural heritage and spiritual vibes
of Amarkantak will fill your heart with happiness and positivity.
The rivers, Narmada and Sone, originate at Amarkantak. Legend says that the two were to be
There is a legend about the construction of this temple. It is said that the goddess Narmad
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Located just a kilometre from Kapil Dhara, these stunning milky white falls splash down the rocks, providing an incredible view to the onlookers.
It's a prominent tourist spot in Amarkantak, supposed to be the same place where Saint Kabir spent many years doing meditation.
Discover the beauty of cascading water, pouring onto the rugged rocks of the mountain. During monsoon, the place turns into a wonderland and an ideal tourist place to visit.
A complex which is said to be the divine spot from where Holy River Narmada originated! Many pilgrims make their journey to the temple complex and kund just to offer prayers to goddess Narmada.
It?s an old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva built by the Kalachuri Maharaja ?Karnadeva? in the ancient period. The temple displays excellent instances of Indian architecture.
Colossal faces of deities and exceptionally sculpted figurines of yoginis welcome visitors at the entrance. Situated in open land, this architecture is worth a visit.
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Bandhavgarh is a place of mythological and legendary significance. The ancient Bandhavgarh Fort is of great importance as it is believed to have been gifted by Lord Rama to his younger brother
Spread across 940 sq.km, Kanha National Park is one of the largest parks in Madhya Pradesh where the majestic royal Bengal tigers are found in good numbers. The Park is respected globally for saving
The destinations can be visited through out the year, but it is best to visit in the months of June to Septmeber.